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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%…


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…


Friday, August 16, 2019
Property Tax Survey — Make Your Voice Heard!

Please click on the image to complete the five-question property tax survey. Your feedback will help Representative Parkhurst fight for lower property taxes for families in Grundy, Kankakee, and Will…


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,…


Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Parkhurst Signs on to Co-Sponsor New Taxpayer Protection Amendment

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) is a co-sponsor of House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 34 requiring two-thirds approval by the General Assembly for any tax increases or new…


Thursday, April 11, 2019
Mason’s Law Passes House Unanimously

On Wednesday, the Illinois House of Representatives passed Mason’s Law. State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) filed House Bill 2383 at the request of the surviving family of Mason…


Thursday, February 14, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst Statement on Minimum Wage Vote

Today the House voted 69-46 to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour within six years. Below is a statement from State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee): “Illinois is unfriendly…


Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst Releases Statement on House Rules

Today the House voted 73-42 to approve the House Rules set forth by Speaker Madigan. Below is a statement from State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee): “I am disappointed my colleagues…


Thursday, January 17, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst Statement on Gun Licensing

Kankakee, IL – On Thursday, Governor Pritzker signed SB 337, Gun Dealer Licensing, to require state licensing of all Illinois gun stores. Below is a statement from State Representative Lindsay…