News

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst to Host Health Insurance & Wellness Fair

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) invites constituents to take advantage of a free insurance and wellness fair on Saturday, November 9th. “The health of the 79th District is…


Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst Appointed to Recovery, Reinvest, and Renew Board

Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R – Western Springs) appointed State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) to the Recovery, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) Board. The R3 Grant Program receives 25%…


Monday, September 30, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst to Host New Bill Roundtable

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) invites constituents to participate in a roundtable forum before the General Assembly convenes for the Fall Veto Session of the 101st General Assembly….


Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Mason’s Law Gets Governor’s Signature

On Friday, Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation to increase penalties to drivers who cause serious injuries for failing to yield the right-of-way known as Mason’s Law, HB 2383. “Mason’s Law…


Monday, August 26, 2019
State Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst to Host Free Document Shredding Event

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) invites residents of the 79th Legislative House District to take advantage of a free document-shredding event on Saturday, September 21st. Rep. Parkhurst is collaborating with Kankakee County Treasurer…


Monday, July 29, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst Announces Project Next Generation Grants Issued by State Library

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) announced today the Project Next Generation (PNG) Grants Program through the Illinois State Library issued grants to libraries in the 79th District. “Libraries…


Monday, June 17, 2019
State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst to Host Jobs Fair

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) is hosting a jobs fair on July 19th at the Knights of Columbus. The jobs fair is free and open to all residents in the…


Friday, May 31, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst Statement on Legal Cannabis Vote

Today the House voted 66-47 with 2 Present to legalize and regulate the adult use of cannabis. Below is a statement from State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee): “The 79th District…


Monday, May 27, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst Statement on Graduated Income Tax Vote

Today the House voted 73-44 to place an amendment to the Illinois Constitution to allow for a graduated income tax structure on the ballot in the General Election in November,…


Thursday, May 23, 2019
Parkhurst Announces Summer Reading Club

State Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst is officially launching her 3rd Annual Summer Reading Club for elementary school students who live in the 79th District. The program is offered to encourage students…