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$10 Million in Grants Released for Joliet Junior College

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced the release of $10 million in grant funding to Joliet Junior College for the construction costs of the college’s new downtown City Center campus....

Combating the Heroin Epidemic

The heroin crisis has touched many, many Illinois families, including those right here in DuPage county. We encourage parents, educators, students and interested individuals to attend a free seminar hosted...

Durkin Announces Sexual Harassment Hotline Legislation

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced the introduction of legislation that will create a sexual harassment hotline for victims and witnesses in Illinois. The new legislation creates a hotline that...

Durkin Hosts Winter Clothing Drive

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

Durkin Hosts Senior Health Fair

Representative Jim Durkin and Senator John Curran are hosting a free Senior Health Fair on October 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at CORE Fitness Center, 16028 127th Street...

Durkin hosts CUB program to help residents save on utility bills

State Representative Jim Durkin is hosting a free CUB program designed to help residents save money on their utility bills. On Friday, September 29, 2017, between 10 a.m. and 12...

Recycle Event

Please join State Rep Jim Durkin and State Senator John Curran at a free Community Recycle Event they are hosting to keep unwanted items out of landfills and help local...

Leader Durkin Honors Right Fit Sport-Fitness-Wellness

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) on Thursday, July 20th, presented his Ovation to Business Award to Right Fit Sport-Fitness-Wellness of Willowbrook. Owner Suzanne Gray and her staff of...

Animal Adoption Fair

2017 Jobs Fair

Are you looking for a job or a new career? State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), State Representative David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) and State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove)...