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Durkin’s Firearm Trafficking Bill Heads to Governor

“Today I passed House Bill 6303 unanimously from the House of Representatives. This bill creates the offense of Firearms Trafficking. This bill targets straw purchasers – those who skirt Illinois...

Durkin files bill to take K-12 schools out of budget crossfire

Plan honors Governor’s commitment to increase education funding, open schools on-time Springfield, IL… Acting to ensure that Illinois public schools open on-time this fall, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin...

Radogno, Durkin, Sandack to host FREE Children’s Safety Expo June 4

Springfield, IL- Don’t miss the Traveling World of Reptiles Show, Touch a Truck exhibits, interactive safety demonstrations and more at this year’s FREE Children’s...

Governor Rauner, GOP Leaders Urge Clean Education Funding Bill to Ensure Schools Open in Fall

LA GRANGE – Governor Bruce Rauner toured Lyons Township High School today to advocate for fully funding education in Fiscal Year 2017. Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno...

Senator Radogno & Representative Durkin: Recycle Event

Download the flyer here! View list of Habitat for Humanity's acceptable items...

RADOGNO AND DURKIN INTRODUCE MEASURE TO FUND CRITICAL SOCIAL SERVICES

Springfield, Ill. – Providing Illinois social services with critical funding, and utilizing proposals currently available to fund higher education, were part of a proposal introduced today by Senate Republican Leader...

Children's Safety Expo

Senator Christine Radogno and State Representatives Jim Durkin and Ron Sandack will be hosting a Children's Safety Expo on June 4th. The event will be at Lakeview Junior High School...

Save the Date

Sen. Radogno & Rep. Durkin's Recycle EventSaturday, May 7thBurr Ridge Middle School15W451 91st StreetBurr Ridge9am - NoonSen. Radogno, Rep. Durkin & Rep. Sandack's Children's Safety ExpoSaturday, June 4thLakeview Junior High...

Gov. Rauner Declares I-55 Open for Business

CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner today was joined by legislative leaders and local elected officials to announce a legislative resolution that would allow the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to...

Durkin: Democrats Give False Hope to MAP recipients/Community Colleges

Dems Advance Unfunded Legislation Despite Legitimate Alternatives Springfield, IL… House Republican Leader Jim Durkin chastised Democrats Leaders in a spirited floor debate regarding the legitimacy of an initiative Democrats claim...