Following the Governor’s announcement naming State Rep. Patti Bellock the new Director for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, State Sen. John Curran released the following statement commending her achievements.
State Sen. John Curran (R-Downers Grove), the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and other suburban lawmakers gathered to urge Gov. Bruce Rauner to veto legislation that makes it easier for large, private water companies to buy municipal water systems at the expense of Illinois taxpayers.
Curran invites all area residents to his upcoming Town Hall, where he will provide an update on the Fiscal Year 2019 budget signed by the Governor, recent legislative action and key topics of discussion in Springfield.
In partnership with the Illinois Comptroller’s Office, State Senator John F. Curran (R-Downers Grove) is hosting a free ID Theft and Consumer Fraud Prevention Program to help residents protect themselves against fraudulent attempts and scams.
In the upcoming Town Hall hosted by State Senator John F. Curran (R-Downers Grove), he will be providing constituents with the latest information on the state budget, recent legislative action and key topics of discussion in Springfield.
House Republican Leader Jim Durkin , State Sen. John F. Curran and State Rep. David S. Olsen invite families to attend a free Children’s Health & Safety Expo, featuring a line-up of interactive demonstrations, the Traveling World of Reptiles Show, Touch a Truck exhibits and more.
Illinois counties may soon be able to dissolve their board of election commissioners into the county clerk’s office as part of legislation cosponsored by State Sen. John Curran, which has passed out of both the House and Senate Chambers.
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
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