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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...

Durkin Announces Sexual Harassment Hotline Legislation

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin announced the introduction of legislation that will create a sexual harassment hotline for victims and witnesses in Illinois. The new legislation creates a hotline that...

Durkin Hosts Winter Clothing Drive

State Representative Jim Durkin is hosting a winter clothing drive through November 4th to collect cold weather gear for families in need this winter season. Donations of new or gently...

Durkin Hosts Senior Health Fair

Representative Jim Durkin and Senator John Curran are hosting a free Senior Health Fair on October 13, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at CORE Fitness Center, 16028 127th Street...

Durkin hosts CUB program to help residents save on utility bills

State Representative Jim Durkin is hosting a free CUB program designed to help residents save money on their utility bills. On Friday, September 29, 2017, between 10 a.m. and 12...

Recycle Event

Please join State Rep Jim Durkin and State Senator John Curran at a free Community Recycle Event they are hosting to keep unwanted items out of landfills and help local...