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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Opposes Aggressive Private Railway Plan

Kankakee, IL…  On May 1, 2017, Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. (GLBT) filed a formal application with the Federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) to construct and operate a rail line…


Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Kankakee Heroes Honored in Springfield

Firefighters from around Illinois were honored this week in Springfield where three Kankakee firefighters received special awards. Chris Salazar is a firefighter with the Kankakee Fire Department and was designated…


Friday, May 5, 2017
Parkhurst Celebrates New Office With Constituent Open House

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst hosted a district open house on Thursday in her new office. The open house was held with the cooperation and help of the Kankakee Chamber of…


Friday, April 28, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Pushes Good Government Bill Forward

Springfield, IL…. State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) successfully passed a bill to close a conflict of interest loophole in state government. House Bill 2439 passed the House unanimously.“Wherever possible we…


Thursday, April 27, 2017
Parkhurst Sponsored Legislation For Equal Pay Passes House

Springfield, IL…. On Wednesday the Illinois House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation sponsored by State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) to expand guarantees of equal pay. “I am proud to co-sponsor this bill…


Friday, April 21, 2017
Rep. Parkhurst Tours Local Businesses While on Legislative Break

Rep. Parkhurst with Nicor Steel management and staff Rep. Parkhurst learns about the technology being utilized by Kinder Morgan


Wednesday, April 12, 2017
State Rep. Parkhurst’s Constituent Open House

Recently inaugurated State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst will host a district office open house to acquaint constituents with her new office. Rep Parkhurst’s district office is located at 370 E. Court…


Thursday, April 6, 2017
Event to Help Protect Against Identity Theft Sponsored by Rep. Parkhurst

State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst in conjunction with the Illinois Attorney General’s office, is hosting an informative identity theft seminar. Identity theft occurs when someone uses personal information such as your…


Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Parkhurst: Kankakee School Chosen for State Pilot Program

Kankakee, IL… State Representative Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) is pleased to share Kankakee School District is one of just 10 statewide school districts selected to participate in the first cohort of…


Monday, April 3, 2017
Seeking Local Employers! Jobs Fair July 27th