Latest News

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Statement from House Republican Leader Jim Durkin on Pension Reform

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin: “I am pleased we were successful in passing pension reform through the General Assembly today in order to save retirements and protect Illinois taxpayers.   This…


Monday, December 30, 2013
Durkin Opens New District Office

Springfield, IL…State Representative Jim Durkin’s legislative office has moved to Burr Ridge and is now open for business. Representative Durkin recently was elected House Republican Leader by his peers in…


Monday, December 30, 2013
Durkin Takes Reins as New House Republican Leader

State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) today has taken over the reins as the new House Republican Leader. Tom Cross, who has served in the position since 2003, has stepped…


Sunday, December 29, 2013
Illinois House Officially Inaugurates Jim Durkin as Minority Leader

The Illinois House of Representatives on Tuesday voted unanimously to inaugurate Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) as the new House Minority Leader. Durkin had his wife, Celeste, and daughter, Caroline, at…


Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Diabetes Screenings

On Nov. 14th members of the Illinois Diabetes Caucus scheduled 39 screening events in communities across the state.


Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Gov. Quinn Declares 13 Counties Disaster Areas

Governor Quinn Adds Six Counties to State Disaster Declaration Volunteer Efforts Underway to Assist Victims of Recent Tornadoes; Department of Insurance Offering Free Counseling in Washington SPRINGFIELD – Governor Pat…


Friday, October 11, 2013
Durkin Announces House Republican Leadership Team

House Republican Leader – Elect Jim Durkin today is announcing the names of his House Republican Leadership Team.


Monday, October 7, 2013
Leader Durkin Welcomes Brian Stewart to Illinois House

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) is pleased to welcome Brian Stewart to the Illinois House of Representatives.


Thursday, October 3, 2013
Junior League Club 20th Anniversary

On Wednesday, October 2nd, I was proud to present the Lemont Junior Women’s Club with a resolution honoring them for 20 years of service to the community.


Thursday, September 26, 2013
Radogno/Durkin Host Senior Health Fair 2013

Lemont, IL….State Senator Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) and State Representative Jim Durkin (Western Springs) are hosting a Free Senior Health Fair on Wednesday, October 9th in Lemont.