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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

Governor Signs Durkin’s Legislation to Improve College Illinois

SPRINGFIELD—Today Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation sponsored by State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to increase accountability and assist in the recovery of the College Illinois! Prepaid Tuition Program. The... Read more

Statement from Rep. Durkin on Pensions

“The legislature has to get pension reform done soon, we cannot wait until November. We need to return to Springfield and find a viable solution for everyone immediately. If we... Read more

Durkin Named to Lead Select Committee on Discipline

SPRINGFIELD—Today House Republican Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego) named State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) House Manager - Minority Caucus of the Select Committee on Discipline for State Representative Derek Smith.... Read more

Statement from Rep. Durkin on the Budget

“State spending has become inflated beyond control. This week the Illinois House was presented with a budget that had an additional $50 million in spending beyond what we all agreed... Read more

Durkin on Willis Report About College Illinois

I was on Willis Report today about College Illinois! See the full report here.