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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...

Free Kids Health & Safety Expo

Don’t miss the Traveling World of Reptiles Show, Touch a Truck exhibits, interactive safety demonstrations and more at this year’s FREE Children’s Health & Safety Expo hosted by House Republican...

Durkin, Curran Applaud Prisoner Review Board’s Relocation of Convicted Murderer

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) applaud the Illinois Prisoner Review Board's decision to relocate a man convicted of murder out...

Senior Seminar Series

Rep. Durkin and his Senior Council invite seniors from the district to a series of seminars designed to help you prepare for...