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Friday, August 20, 2021
Census Numbers Confirm Democrats’ Map Is Unconstitutional, Illinois Republicans Ask Federal Court for Summary Judgment

Ruling would avoid lengthy trial, provide opportunity for bipartisan map Following the publication of the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 census data last week, which confirmed Illinois Democrats’ map included district…

Monday, August 16, 2021
U.S. Census Bureau Counts Confirm that Democrats’ Redistricting Plan is Unconstitutional and Unlawful

The official 2020 decennial counts released by the U.S. Census Bureau on August 12 confirm that the Democrats’ redistricting plan, H.B. 2777, violates the U.S. Constitution and federal law, as…

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Free Recycling Event June 26 in Western Springs

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and Senator John Curran will be hosting their annual Recycle Event on Saturday, June 26, 2021 from 8:30 am to 11:00 am at: Lyons…

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Durkin, McConchie File Lawsuit to Challenge Legislative Maps

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and Illinois Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie filed a lawsuit today in federal court to challenge the legislative maps drawn and passed by Illinois…

Friday, June 4, 2021
“Governor Pritzker, you sold out”

Today, on a summer Friday afternoon news dump, with no fanfare, Governor Pritzker broke his promise to the people of Illinois and signed the partisan-drawn legislative maps produced by Democrats.

Monday, May 24, 2021
Late Night Map Drop Sows Mistrust in State Government

After months of hearings, hours of testimony from Illinois citizens, and with one week to go in the spring session, Democrats finally released their proposed legislative maps. These maps were dumped late on a…

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
“Have Courage and Be Kind” Remembering Brooks Tonn

Today, Leader Jim Durkin presented a resolution in honor of Brooks Tonn, a young man who inspired many through his positivity, his caring spirit, and his courage. Even as Brooks battled…

Friday, May 7, 2021
Durkin Awards Local PPE Company with Ovation to Business Award

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin recently presented the Ovation to Business Award to Secure Source America LLC, SSA, a Lemont based manufacturer of Personal Protective Equipment founded in response to…

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Hollow Democrat Promises for Fair Maps Highlight State’s Ethical Failings

Despite the past documented evidence of Illinois’ Democrat leaders, including Governor JB Pritzker and new House Speaker Chris Welch, stating support for a fair, transparent and non-partisan redistricting process, they…

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
It’s time to Reimagine Illinois

If you could build a better Illinois, what would it look like?It’s time to Reimagine Illinois The Illinois House Republican caucus today launched a new comprehensive platform called Reimagine Illinois….