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Durkin Responds to AG Lawsuit to Strip State Employee Pay

Statement from House Republican Leader Jim Durkin in response to AG lawsuit to strip state employee pay: “The timing of the Attorney General’s action is questionable in light of the...

Governor Rauner Signs Firearms Trafficking Bill to Help Protect Communities from Gun Violence

CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner today signed HB 6303 to strengthen laws against gun trafficking in Illinois. The bill enhances penalties for firearms trafficking and aims to reduce the growing...

2016 Leader's Veterans Fair

Join Leader Durkin, Leader Radogno and newly appointed Representative David Olsen for their 2016 Veterans' Expo & Blood Drive on Saturday, September 10th, 2016 at the American Legion Post 80...

Durkin and Radogno to Host Jobs Fair

Appointments to the Illinois School Funding Reform Commission

    Illinois General Assembly Leader Durkin Announces Appointments to the Illinois School...

Senior Fair 2016

Statement from House Republican Leader Jim Durkin

For Immediate Release:                                                                                                    June 23, 2016 Contact:        Vicki Crawford                         vcrawford@hrs.ilga.gov                         217-782-0576 Statement...

Durkin’s Firearm Trafficking Bill Heads to Governor

“Today I passed House Bill 6303 unanimously from the House of Representatives. This bill creates the offense of Firearms Trafficking. This bill targets straw purchasers – those who skirt Illinois...

Durkin files bill to take K-12 schools out of budget crossfire

Plan honors Governor’s commitment to increase education funding, open schools on-time Springfield, IL… Acting to ensure that Illinois public schools open on-time this fall, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin...