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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,…


Thursday, May 23, 2019
Parkhurst Announces Summer Reading Club

State Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst is officially launching her 3rd Annual Summer Reading Club for elementary school students who live in the 79th District. The program is offered to encourage students…


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…


Monday, April 29, 2019
2019 Survey Results Released

Representative Lindsay Parkhurst distributed a district-wide survey to the residents of the 79th District. Rep. Parkhurst’s intent for the survey was to seek insight into the views of the residents…