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Rep. Durkin: Responsible Spending Number Only Option

SPRINGFIELD— Today the Illinois House of Representatives passed an important resolution to limit spending for our FY 13 budget. Read more

3/5 Vote for Pension Increases Needed

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) voted today in the Illinois House to support a Constitutional Amendment requiring a 3/5 supermajority vote in the General Assembly to adopt any additional... Read more

College Illinois Transparency Bill Passes House Unanimously

SPRINGFIELD—Legislation sponsored by State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to require College Illinois! to make investment decisions in open meetings passed out of the Illinois House unanimously today. Read more

College Illinois Legislation Makes Progress

Today I presented House Bill 4116 to the State Government Administration Committee where it passed.

College Illinois Transparency Bill Passes Committee Unanimously

SPRINGFIELD—Legislation sponsored by State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to require College Illinois! to make investment decisions in open meetings passed out of the State Government Administration Committee unanimously today.... Read more

Statement from Representative Durkin

“Today the Governor called for huge cuts and reforms in his annual budget address. I want to see the governor implement the nearly $1 billion in reforms for Medicaid we... Read more

Statement from Rep. Durkin on Budget Address

“On Wednesday the Governor is going to give his annual budget address and I want to see the governor give us a very real account of what the shape of... Read more

Durkin Files Legislation to Improve College Illinois!

SPRINGFIELD—Today State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) filed several pieces of legislation to assist in the recovery of the College Illinois! Prepaid Tuition Program. The legislation will bring more transparency... Read more

Statement from Rep. Durkin on State of the State

Posted on February 02, 2012 9:29 AM “Last year the governor signed into law a democrat tax increase that was the largest Illinois Families have ever seen and claimed... Read more

Legislation Filed to Make College Illinois! Investments Safer

SPRINGFIELD—House Bill 4116 was filed today by State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Spring) to ensure that College Illinois! funds will no longer be placed in high risk alternative investments. This... Read more