Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) he been named to an Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) board tasked with curbing racial profiling throughout the state, according to a recent announcement.
As Illinois prepares its efforts to attract Amazon's second headquarters, Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) and Kankakee County Board Chairman Andy Wheeler are pushing on a local level for Kankakee to feature in the state’s proposal, according to a press release.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) wants her constituents to see for themselves the difference between how Senate Bill 1 would fund Illinois public schools and how Gov. Rauner’s alternative plan would work.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) recently met with Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Secretary Randy, Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong and representatives from the governor’s office to discuss improvements to the I-57 and IL-17 interchange.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) spoke this spring at the dedication of the Village of Bourbonnais’ new Freedom Garden, a park along the village’s Main Street dedicated to Vietnam veteran Wayne Michael Hayes, who was killed in action.
As much celebration as there was that Illinois finally passed a budget, it should be short-lived, Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) argued recently on her website, adding that nothing in the plan addresses the underlying problems Illinois faces.
Elementary school students in the 79th District have been invited to take part in Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst’s (R-Kankakee) "Summer Reading Club," which challenges them to read eight books over the summer.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) said she couldn't believe House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) would not even call a vote on budget legislation before the end of the spring legislative session, according to a press release.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) and 39 of her colleagues have penned a letter to Lisa Madigan, asking the state's attorney general to enforce law by requiring the General Assembly to adopt a revenue estimate for a state budget.
Most residents in Illinois' 79th District are proponents of a property tax freeze and a change in the way schools are funded, according to the results of a survey sent out by Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee).
Great Lakes Basin Transportation (GLBT) has proposed a plant that would require the use of eminent domain to acquire property for a 260-mile railway, tollway and airport, which Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) opposes on the grounds that those facilities will be privately owned.