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Statement from Durkin: We Are One Lawsuit

“We fully anticipated Senate Bill 1 to be legally challenged, so the fourth lawsuit filed today by the We Are One Coalition comes as no surprise.  We also anticipate more... Read more

Response to the State of the State Address

Statement from House Republican Leader Jim Durkin on Pension Reform

Durkin Opens New District Office

Springfield, IL…State Representative Jim Durkin’s legislative office has moved to Burr Ridge and is now open for business.  Representative Durkin recently was elected House Republican Leader by his peers in... Read more

Durkin Takes Reins as New House Republican Leader

State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) today has taken over the reins as the new House Republican Leader.   Tom Cross, who has served in the position since 2003, has stepped... Read more

Illinois House Officially Inaugurates Jim Durkin as Minority Leader

The Illinois House of Representatives on Tuesday voted unanimously to inaugurate Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) as the new House Minority Leader.  Durkin had his wife, Celeste, and daughter, Caroline, at... Read more

Diabetes Screenings

On Nov. 14th members of the Illinois Diabetes Caucus scheduled 39 screening events in communities across the state.  Read more

Gov. Quinn Declares 13 Counties Disaster Areas

Governor Quinn Adds Six Counties to State Disaster Declaration Volunteer Efforts Underway to Assist Victims of Recent Tornadoes; Department of Insurance Offering Free Counseling in Washington SPRINGFIELD –... Read more

Durkin Announces House Republican Leadership Team

House Republican Leader – Elect Jim Durkin today is announcing the names of his House Republican Leadership Team.  Read more

Leader Durkin Welcomes Brian Stewart to Illinois House

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) is pleased to welcome Brian Stewart to the Illinois House of Representatives. Read more