MurphyQuote 2023 FBSPRINGFIELD – Accountability, transparency, restoring public trust, and fighting for middle-class families remain top priorities for State Senator Laura Murphy, who was sworn in to her third full term Wednesday at the Old State Capitol.

“It has been my mission during the last seven years to champion government transparency and accountability, affordable education for all, and better support for working families in Illinois,” said Murphy (D-Des Plaines). “I am honored to have the continued support of the people of the 28th District—I pledge to diligently represent them faithfully in the Illinois Senate.”

Murphy was appointed to the Illinois State Senate in 2015 and stood for election in 2016, 2020 and 2022. The 28th Senate District neighbors O’Hare International Airport and includes all or parts of Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Mount Prospect, Park Ridge, Rolling Meadows, Roselle and Schaumburg.

In 2020, she was appointed Deputy Majority Leader of the Senate.

“I will continue to do the best I can to work with my colleagues in the General Assembly to develop solutions for the issues that are most important to my community,” Murphy said. “I am proud to continue to serve the people of Illinois, and to have the opportunity to ensure the Illinois government is serving the people of this great state.”