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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Bill Deferment Programs Available to Illinoisans

COVID-19, and the ensuing lockdown, has created a crisis in Illinois and continues to impact employees and employers hard. Companies across the United States and Illinois are voluntarily or mandatorily…


Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Women in Illinois House Request Governor Re-Open State Parks and Trails

Republican women serving in the Illinois House of Representatives sent a letter to Governor JB Pritzker and Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Director Colleen Callahan requesting the Governor re-open…


Friday, April 10, 2020
Rep. Parkhurst Calls on Governor Pritzker to fix IDES system

Kankakee, IL – State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) called on Governor Pritzker to utilize federal and private sector assistance to fix the Illinois unemployment website. Below is a…


Monday, March 30, 2020
Hunting and Fishing Update

HUNTING AND FISHING ALLOWED – As long as our sportsmen and women are fishing or hunting at a site which is currently open (State Parks, Fish and Wildlife Areas, Recreational Areas,…


Sunday, March 29, 2020
Q&A on the CARES Act for Businesses

Congress and President Trump approved the CARES Act on March 27, which is a $2 Trillion aid package for businesses and Americans alike. Many small business owners want to know:…


Monday, March 16, 2020
Rep. Parkhurst Announces COVID-19 Update

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) announces an update on COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the 79th District. “Currently, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in the 79th District. However,…


Tuesday, March 10, 2020
IL Census to Begin This Week

Homes across Illinois will receive invitations to fill out the 2020 census. Please be counted. Kankakee County lost nearly $47 million in the last census because of the number of…


Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Rep. Parkhurst Joins Call to Address FOID Issues

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) is joining the call with fellow House Republicans to end delays in FOID card processing and address fund sweeps of $28 million from…


Friday, February 28, 2020
Guest Column: Democrats have seriously endangered Illinois

The following Guest Column is authored by Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst and originally published by the Kankakee Daily Journal. Without any fanfare, beginning in 2020, the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC),…


Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Rep. Parkhurst Responds to Release of Undocumented Violent Criminals

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) issued the following statement in response to a change in Illinois Department of Corrections policy regarding undocumented convicted felons. “Overnight – and without…