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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…


Thursday, February 20, 2020
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Rep. Parkhurst Responds to Governor’s Budget Address

In response to Governor Pritzkers’s budget address earlier today, State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) has issued the following statement: “I am disheartened by the Governor’s budget proposal, which failed to…


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Rep. Parkhurst Introduces Pembroke Township Natural Gas Pilot Program

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) introduced legislation to help expand natural gas services into underserved communities in the 79th District. HB 5124 creates a pilot program within the…