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Monday, January 11, 2021
Leader Durkin on the Latest Updates of the Illinois Speaker’s Election

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) released the following statement on the latest updates of the Speaker’s election: “With 36 hours left before the swearing-in of a new…


Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Governor Pritzker’s Self-Inflicted Budgetary Disaster

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) issued the following statement in response to Governor Pritzker’s remarks on his self-inflicted budgetary disaster: “Governor Pritzker, President Harmon and Mike Madigan…


Monday, December 14, 2020
Leader Durkin on the Abrupt Conclusion of the Special Investigating Committee

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin released the following statement on the abrupt conclusion of the Special Investigating Committee: “The Democratic Party shows again today there is no limit to…


Monday, December 7, 2020
Leader Durkin’s Statement on Speaker Madigan’s Promise of an Income Tax Increase

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) released the following statement following Mike Madigan’s pitch for Speaker including an income tax increase on Illinoisans: “Fresh off the indictment of…


Thursday, November 19, 2020
Leader Durkin on the Announcement of Indictments Against Madigan Allies

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin released the following statement on the U.S. Attorney’s announcement of indictments against Speaker Madigan’s allies including Mike McClain, Anne Pramaggiore, John Hooker and Jay…


Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Leader Jim Durkin’s Statement on Chairman Welch’s Decision to Stonewall the Special Investigating Committee

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) issued the following statement regarding Chairman Chris Welch’s decision to stonewall the Special Investigating Committee: “Rep. Welch’s decision to postpone the Special…


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Leader Jim Durkin Files Petition to Form Special Investigative Committee on Speaker Madigan

On August 31, 2020, Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) filed a petition to form a Special Investigative Committee. The subject of the petition is Illinois House Speaker…


Monday, August 31, 2020
Durkin, Curran Host Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic

Stay safe and stay healthy by getting a flu shot while never needing to exit your vehicle! Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and State Senator John Curran…


Monday, August 10, 2020
Bring the Zoo to You

State Representative Jim Durkin, State Senator John Curran and Brookfield Zoo handlers virtually transport you to Brookfield Zoo where you will meet some of nature’s most fascinating creatures.


Monday, August 10, 2020
Employment Readiness Webinar

Watch the videos captured from the Employment Readiness Webinar episodes hosted by Rep. Jim Durkin and Senator John Curran. Part One: Landing the Job Virtually Part Two: Selling Your Strengths…