Friday, December 22nd, 2017
What You Need to Know about Tax Reform

SUMMARY TAX REFORM BILL Individual Tax Rates 10%, 12%, 22%, 24%, 32%, 35%, 37% Doubles the Standard Deduction Individuals: from $6,350 to $12,000 Married Couple:  from $12,700 to $24,000 Nearly…

Thursday, December 21st, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Announces New Laws for 2018

There are 217 new laws scheduled to take effect January 1, 2018. “The General Assembly passed several new laws effective January 1st. We should all become familiar with these new…

Monday, December 18th, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Works to Reopen Kankakee State Park Campgrounds

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) is actively working toward solutions to see the campgrounds at Kankakee River State Park reopen following the budget impasse. “Kankakee…

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst to Host Pre-Session New Bill Roundtable

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) is inviting constituents to participate in a roundtable forum before the General Assembly reconvenes for the spring session. “The most…

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst to Host Art Competition for Bicentennial Celebration

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) announced today her office will host an art competition to celebrate Illinois’ Bicentennial. “Our state is celebrating its bicentennial year….

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Praises Release of Grant Funds to Kankakee Community College

Kankakee, IL – On Wednesday, after a year and a half of coordinated efforts by State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) and Kankakee Community College (KCC), the Illinois Department…

Monday, November 27th, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Reintroduces Legislation to Revitalize Kankakee Area

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) reintroduced legislation aimed at reviving and redeveloping the area around the Kankakee River. House Bill 4172 amends the River Edge Redevelopment Zone…

Monday, November 20th, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Inspects Exit 312 with Local and State Officials

Kankakee, IL – On Monday, State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee), met with Republican House Leader Jim Durkin (R – Western Springs) , the head of the Illinois Department of Transportation…

Monday, November 20th, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Files Legislation to Combat Substitute Teacher Shortage

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) filed legislation last week to address the current substitute teacher shortage. The legislation, HB 4167, comes at the request of…

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Appointed to Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Task Force

Kankakee, IL – On Wednesday, Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R – Western Springs) appointed State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) to the House Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and…

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