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Durkin Votes to Cut $1.6 Billion in Medicaid

SPRINGFIELD— State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) voted today in favor of reforms to cut $1.6 billion from the state Medicaid program. Read more

Durkin Votes to End General Assembly Scholarships

SPRINGFIELD— State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) voted to end General Assembly Scholarships in the future. House Bill 3810 passed the House 79-32 and will soon be sent to the... Read more

Durkin Backs Legislative Salary Reduction

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) co-sponsored House Bill 3188 today to prevent legislators, the governor and constitutional officers from getting cost of living pay increases in addition to adding... Read more

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