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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...

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...

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...

Helping Families in Need

DuPage Area State Representatives and Senators are joining forces through the entire month of September to help Loaves & Fishes support DuPage County families in need.  Loaves & Fishes is...

Durkin bill protects families from hazardous emissions

Durkin Introduces Bill To Cease Operations at Industrial Plants If Air Quality Standards Are Not In Compliance. In response...

Environmental Forum hosted by Durkin, Curran & Olsen

The public is invited to join State Representatives Jim Durkin and David S. Olsen along with Senator John F. Curran for a discussion on a number of environmental topics, including...

Durkin, Curran Host Free Senior Health Fair

State Representative Jim Durkin is partnering with State Senator John Curran to host a free Senior Health Fair, bringing together over 60 vendors to provide screenings and helpful...

Durkin bill aims to reform broken property tax system

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin introduced new legislation today that will sunset Illinois’ property tax code to force the General Assembly to reform the broken system. House Bill...

Free Jobs Fair Hosted by Rep. Durkin, Rep. Olsen & Sen. Curran

Illinois residents looking for employment are encouraged to attend an upcoming Jobs Fair hosted by Reps. Jim Durkin and David S. Olsen along with Senator John Curran. The free event...

Rep. Durkin hosts summer reading program for kids

Studies have shown that reading just 5 books over the summer break can prevent learning loss for students returning to school in the fall.  To help students stay ahead, State...