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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Rep. Durkin joins panel discussion at University of Chicago Institute of Politics

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin joined state leaders at The University of Chicago Institute of Politics this week for a panel discussion on what’s next for Illinois government.


Friday, February 8, 2019
This Week in Illinois

GENERAL ASSEMBLY  Illinois House committees hold first hearings of new session.  Much of the session work of this week was spent in organizing the 39 standing committees of the Illinois House of…


Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Rep. Durkin Statement on Sterigenics

State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) today released the following statement on the latest allegations made against the Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook: “The latest allegations against Sterigenics are beyond troubling…


Friday, February 1, 2019
This Week in Illinois

GENERAL ASSEMBLY House Republicans oppose Madigan’s Rules. One of the first legislative actions of the Illinois House in the 101st General Assembly occurred this week, with the consideration and adoption of…


Thursday, January 31, 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 25, 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 22, 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 18, 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 16, 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 30, 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…