As an initiative to investigate and prevent elder abuse and exploitation, State Sen. John Curran cosponsored legislation to allow Adult Protective Services (APS) to more fully investigate their claims of abuse. The State Senate passed the proposal unanimously on May 17.
State Senator John F. Curran is thrilled to spotlight a talented local athlete, Scott Daly of Downers Grove, who has been signed to play football for the Dallas Cowboys.
In response to the outpouring of input from 41st District constituents requesting more oversight over gun sales, State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove) worked to revise Senate Bill 337, the Gun Dealer Licensing Act, to reflect more fair terms and fewer costs for businesses—without unfairly targeting smaller dealers.
At the end of Education Town Hall on April 5, attendees submitted additional questions, and Curran is pleased to share the full list of responses from the Illinois State Board of Education.
Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and State Senator John Curran applaud the Illinois Prisoner Review Board's decision to relocate a man convicted of murder out of the western suburban area last week.
In response to the growing automotive theft epidemic in the Chicagoland area, State Sen. John Curran has sponsored a public safety measure to help law enforcement to detain suspects of carjacking, which received unanimous support on the Senate floor on May 2.
State Sen. John Curran is sponsoring a proposal in the Illinois Senate that would reject a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for state legislators.
In a proactive measure to help prevent future school shootings and attacks before they happen, legislation sponsored by Sen. John Curran allows for law enforcement officers to obtain a mental health evaluation for individuals who have threatened violence against a school or school event, and are believed to be a danger to others or themselves.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, State Sen. John F. Curran and State Rep. David S. Olsen are hosting a free recycling and paper shredding event for all area residents to drop off documents to be shred and various items to be recycled or disposed of.
In the effort to reduce food waste and help the less fortunate in Illinois, the State Senate approved legislation sponsored by Senator John Curran that allows for state government agencies to donate leftover food to local nonprofits and donation collections.
State Sen. John Curran welcomed 13 students from across the 41st Senate District to the State Capitol on April 11 to experience a day in the life of a Senator and participate in the legislative process, as part of his first Youth Advisory Council program.
A large group of citizens took time from their busy day to attend an Education Town Hall hosted by Senator John Curran and Representative David Olsen April 5 at the Lincoln Center in Downers Grove.
A crowd of about 40 people were on hand at Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe in Darien April 4 to talk with local lawmakers and Mayor Kathleen Weaver about state and local issues.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, State Senator John Curran and State Rep. David Olsen are hosting their next Coffee and Conversation event in Darien with Mayor Kathleen Weaver to visit with constituents and discuss their thoughts about state and local issues.
As part of continued efforts at the Capitol to reduce gun violence, State Senator John Curran and fellow members moved to ban bump stocks and trigger cranks in a legislative initiative approved by the Illinois Senate on March 14.
In response to the trending videos online of individuals abusing explosive compounds such as Tannerite used for shooting targets, the Senate approved a safety measure sponsored by State Sen. John Curran that requires a FOID Card for the purchase or possession of explosive compounds.
In wake of the growing number of mass shootings and senseless violence in the United States, State Sen. John Curran voted in support of a public safety measure to prevent potentially dangerous individuals from self-harm or endangering others with a firearm
Join Senator Curran along with Representative Olsen and special guest, Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully, for a cup of coffee and a chance to talk about the issues that matter to you!
State Sen. John Curran issued the following statement in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner's fourth annual Budget Address, presented to a joint session of lawmakers on February 14.
State Sen. John F. Curran joined his fellow lawmakers for the first time in the chambers of the House of Representatives on January 31 to listen as Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his annual “State of the State” address. Curran released the following statement.
State Representative Jim Durkin is partnering with State Senator John F. Curran , State Representative David S. Olsen and a team of environmental experts to host an Environmental Town Hall Meeting that will be held on Thursday, January 25.
As 2017 winds to a close, legislative action for the year may have wrapped up, but 2018 will begin with more than 200 new laws taking effect.
State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove), Member of the Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention, attended the first meeting in Chicago on Dec. 14.
State Senator John Curran (R-Downers Grove) would like to remind all residents that they have until Dec. 15 to enroll in a health insurance plan for 2018. The Department of Insurance (DOI) has redesigned the online enrollment process to make selecting and enrolling in the right health care plan quick and easy.
State Sen. John Curran hosted prestigious students from across the 41st Senate District on December 5 at his first Fall Youth Advisory Council, where they learned firsthand how the legislative process works and policy is created.
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