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Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Leader Durkin on House Rules

The vote for the adoption of House Rules took place this week. Republicans offered reasonable changes for a more fair and transparent legislative process, but Democrats chose once again to stick with…

Friday, January 25th, 2019
This Week in Illinois

GENERAL ASSEMBLY Leader Durkin, House Republicans Introduce Fair Maps Amendment. House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced this week that he, along with the entire House Republican caucus, has filed HJRCA 10,…

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
Leader Durkin, House Republicans Introduce Fair Maps Amendment

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) today announced that he, along with the entire House Republican caucus, has filed HJRCA 10, a constitutional amendment for the independent drawing of…

Friday, January 18th, 2019
This Week in Illinois

GENERAL ASSEMBLYDurkin appoints Leadership Team for 101st General Assembly. On Wednesday, Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced the appointment of his Leadership team for the 101st General Assembly. Congratulations to this dynamic…

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Durkin appoints Leadership Team for 101st General Assembly

Today House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced the appointment of his Leadership team for the 101st General Assembly. Congratulations to this dynamic group of leaders.

Sunday, December 30th, 2018
New Laws for 2019

Immediately upon ringing in the New Year, 253 new laws will become effective in 2019 that have wide raging impact. Here are few of those laws Illinois families should know…

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
News from Rep. Jim Durkin

BUDGET CGFA issues National Rankings Survey. The December 2018 year-end report, compiled by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (CGFA), is intended to show how the state of Illinois…

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
Durkin Hosts Winter Clothing Drive

State Representative Jim Durkin is hosting a winter clothing drive now through November 4th to collect cold weather gear for families in need this winter season. Donations of new or…

Friday, September 28th, 2018
Durkin prompts EPA testing of Sterigenics

Willowbrook, IL – State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) today released the following statement on the news that the U.S. EPA has agreed to mobilize to conduct a follow-up ambient…

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
Durkin Urges Immediate EPA Action

Rep. Jim Durkin sent the following letter to the United States Environmental Protection Agency today urging immediate action to protect our communities and residents from ethylene oxide emissions at the…