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Durkin on State of the State address....

Following Wednesday's State of the State address by Governor Pat Quinn, 82nd District State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) said he believes the entire speech should have been dedicated to... Read more

Durkin Sets Sights on Accountability

New committee assignments bring change for veteran lawmaker SPRINGFIELD—With the start of the new General Assembly, State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) has a new set of committee assignments and... Read more

Rep. Durkin Moves to Clean Up Facebook Law

SPRINGFIELD—Following up on legislation passed last session, State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) filed House Bill 1047 to clean up the unintended consequences of the “Facebook Law” passed last year.... Read more

Rep. Durkin Pushes to End Lame Duck Sessions

WESTERN SPRINGS—Following up on a commitment to his constituents to end the pattern of inaction during future regular and veto legislative sessions, State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) filed House... Read more

Rep. Durkin Sworn in to Serve 98th General Assembly

COUNTRYSIDE—State Rep. Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), was sworn in to serve his eighth term as an Illinois State Representative today. "€œIt is a great honor to serve my community and... Read more

Legislators to Hold Veterans Jobs Fair

ADDISON— State Representatives Dennis Reboletti (R-Addison), Angelo “Skip” Saviano (R-Elmwood Park), Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and Michael Connelly (R-Lisle) will be hosting a jobs fair for area veterans in conjunction... Read more

Statement from Rep. Durkin

“The vote Friday in the General Assembly to change Illinois pensions was nothing more than a political stunt. Every Illinoisan is affected by the state’s pension problems. The $83 billion...

College Illinois Transparency Bill Signed Into Law

SPRINGFIELD—Legislation sponsored by State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to require College Illinois! to make investment decisions in open meetings was signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn today. Read more

Radogno, Durkin to host FREE Senior Health Fair on August 15

Springfield, IL… State Sen. Christine Radogno (R-Lemont) and State Rep. Jim Durkin (R- Western Springs) are hosting a free Senior Health Fair on Wed., Aug. 15 featuring approximately 40 local... Read more

House Committee Recommends Smith Expulsion

SPRINGFIELD—Today State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) as House Manager - Minority Caucus of the Select Committee on Discipline provided enough evidence for the committee to recommend that State Representative... Read more