Kankakee, IL – Republican Leader Jim Durkin appointed State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) to the Illinois Steel Development Board and the Protection of Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task Force.
The Illinois Steel Development Board researches and develops ways to increase the use of American steel produced, used, or transported by Illinois companies.
“I am very excited to be appointed to the Illinois Steel Development Board,” Rep. Parkhurst said. “Steel production is important in Illinois and we should be doing all we can to promote American steel and Illinois companies.”
Leader Durkin also appointed Rep. Parkhurst to the Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task Force. The task force recommends policies and legislation to best protect public safety and the rights of those with disabilities in the criminal justice system.
“I am looking forward to offering my expertise as a lawyer to this task force. The rights of all Illinoisans need to be protected.” Rep. Parkhurst said.