Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
Rep. Parkhurst Announces New Laws for 2019

January 1, 2019, there are 253 new laws in effect.“The General Assembly was busy this past year with many new laws effective January 1st. We should become familiar with these…

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Rep. Parkhurst Partners with Toys for Tots

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) today announced the 79th District office is partnering with the Marine Corps Reserve for the Toys for Tots program for a second year….

Monday, November 19th, 2018
2018 Survey Results Released

Kankakee, IL – Representative Lindsay Parkhurst distributed a district-wide survey to the residents of the 79th District. Rep. Parkhurst’s intent for the survey was to seek insight into the views…

Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Rep Parkhurst Hosting Workshop to Help with US Citizenship Application

Kankakee, IL… State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) is hosting a workshop to help legal U.S. immigrants navigate the complicated application process. The workshop is being held in conjunction with the Illinois Coalition for…

Monday, October 15th, 2018
Rep. Parkhurst Hosting 2nd Annual Halloween Blood Drive

Kankakee, IL…  Vampires aren’t the only ones interested in your blood. Area residents are encouraged to sign-up to donate blood at an upcoming blood drive to be held at the Limestone Township Library in Kankakee on…

Friday, September 28th, 2018
Rep. Parkhurst Announces Long Awaited Funds for Kankakee State Park

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R- Kankakee) is pleased to announce the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget (GOMB) instructed its agencies to release grant funds towards the…

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Rep. Parkhurst Provides Update on Kankakee State Park

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) announced today a status report for the Kankakee River State Park Campgrounds. Rep. Parkhurst commented: “The closure of Kankakee State Park Potawatomi…

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Parkhurst Announces Project Next Generation Grant Award Winners

Kankakee, IL… State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) is pleased to announce two grants worth thousands of dollars to the Bradley Public Library District and the Kankakee Public Library. Project Next…

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Parkhurst Participates in Opioid Roundtable

Parkhurst joins other Dupage and Will County Representatives as well as participants from local health departments, law enforcement agencies and hospitals to discuss how to coordinate efforts to combat opioid abuse.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
Rep. Parkhurst Hearing Officer Bill Signed

Kankakee, IL – Yesterday, legislation filed by State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) to address the special education hearing officer shortage was signed into law. The legislation, HB 4193 (P.A. 100-849)…

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