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Leaders Durkin, Brady Call for Adoption of Revenue Estimate

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and Illinois Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) filed joint resolutions today to adopt a revenue estimate in order to begin the...

Durkin Calls for Independent Redistricting Reform

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) along with all members of the House Republican Caucus have filed a resolution demanding an independent redistricting reform solution. “It is unacceptable...

House Republicans Oppose Progressive Income Tax

Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs), along with members of the House Republican Caucus, filed House Resolution 975 today to state their opposition to a proposed progressive...

Durkin, Olsen & Curran host Community Recycle Event

Please join State Representatives Jim Durkin and David Olsen along with State Senator John Curran at a free Community Recycle Event they are hosting to keep unwanted items out of...

Durkin, Curran & Olsen host April 4th Coffee and Conversation

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, State Senator John Curran and State Rep. David Olsen are hosting their next Coffee and Conversation event in Darien with Mayor Kathleen Weaver to visit...

Leader Durkin Statement On Governor’s Budget Address

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin released the following statement on Governor Rauner’s Budget Address: “I applaud the Governor for proposing a fair, reasonable and balanced budget. It is now time...

Environmental Town Hall

Join Leader Jim Durkin, Senator John F. Curran and Representative David S. Olsen for an environmental town hall. Experts will be on hand to discuss issues related to...

Legislation To Curb Gun Violence Takes Effect

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced that a bill which cracks down on repeat gun offenders went into effect on January 1. The Safe Neighborhoods Reform Act increases the sentencing...

$10 Million in Grants Released for Joliet Junior College

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced the release of $10 million in grant funding to Joliet Junior College for the construction costs of the college’s new downtown City Center campus....

Combating the Heroin Epidemic

The heroin crisis has touched many, many Illinois families, including those right here in DuPage county. We encourage parents, educators, students and interested individuals to attend a free seminar hosted...