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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.


Thursday, August 29, 2013
Unified House GOP Elects Durkin Leader

Springfield – Members of the Illinois House Republicans met today in Springfield to select a replacement for outgoing Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego). The unified caucus chose state Rep. Jim Durkin…


Friday, August 16, 2013
Free Senior Health Fair

State Senator Christine Radogno and I will be hosting a free Senior Health Fair from 9:00 a.m. to Noon on October 9 at the Lemont Park District –CORE Fitness Center…


Friday, July 19, 2013
Durkin: Diabetes Reporting Legislation Signed into Law

CHICAGO, IL – Legislation spearheaded by State Representative Jim Durkin to increase diabetes awareness and prevention was today signed into law by Governor Quinn.


Monday, July 1, 2013
New Laws Start July 1

Rep. Durkin announces new laws set to take effect July 1 Julie’s Law, ban on zinc batteries, funds for Community Care Program included in new laws SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois…