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Friday, June 14th, 2019
This Week in Illinois

AGRICULTURE Illinois planting season affected by wet weather. The exceptionally wet spring 2019 season made work in many fields very difficult during the usual planting weeks of April and May. Days…

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
Rep. Durkin Hosts 2019 Summer Reading Program for Students

Studies have shown that reading just five books over summer break can prevent learning loss for students returning to school in the fall. To help students stay ahead, State Representative…

Friday, June 7th, 2019
This Week in Illinois: End of Session 2019 Update

BUDGET Bipartisan, balanced budget passed after inclusion of House Republican-backed business reforms. As the General Assembly’s May 31 scheduled adjournment approached, intense negotiations took place in a bipartisan, bicameral effort to…

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Leader Jim Durkin and House Republicans introduce resolution opposing increasing taxes.
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Leader Durkin urges action on the state budget and reforms
Durkin Inaugural Speech, 100th General Assembly 1/11/17