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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…


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…


Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst Presents the July 79th District Local Business Spotlight

Each Month Rep. Parkhurst will visit with a local business in her district and highlight their achievements! June 2019 Local Business highlight: Julio’s Family Restaurant Rep. Parkhurst congratulates owner/operator Rogelio “Julio” Benitez…


Thursday, July 4, 2019
Happy 4th of July!

Monday, July 1, 2019
New Laws Go Into Effect July 1

With the legislature adjourned until the fall veto session in October and November, I am traveling the 79th District which includes parts of Kankakee, Grundy, and Will Counties.  I provided…


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…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Rep. Parkhurst presents the monthly 79th District Local Business Spotlight

Each Month Rep. Parkhurst will visit with a local business in her district and highlight their achievements! June 2019 Local Business highlight: La Siesta Mexican Restaurant Rep. Parkhurst congratulates owner/operator…


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…


Thursday, May 30, 2019
Mason’s Law Passes General Assembly Unanimously

Yesterday, the House voted unanimously 116-0 concur with the Senate on HB 2383, legislation filed by State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R – Kankakee) known as Mason’s Law. “Mason’s Law is…


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,…