Legislative Press Releases
Harris Explodes Over Budget Impasse
Harris recognizes Wheeling Township Employee
Rep. Harris (left) with Christine Guth and Wheeling Township Supervisor Michael Schroeder.
Join Rep. Harris on September 12 for A Recycling Fair
Rep. Harris Recognizes Capannari Ice Cream for Winning National Award
Rep. Harris presents Katie Dolan Dix, co-owner of Capannari Ice Cream, with a Certificate of Recognition from the Illinois House of Representatives.
River Trails Park District Celebrates 50 Years!
Rep. David Harris (center) poses with River Trails Park District officials and local Cub Scouts as a memorial Heritage Oak tree is planted during ceremonies celebrating the Park District's 50th anniversary.
July 4th Parade
Representative Harris and all his volunteers who walked with him in the Arlington Heights and Mount Prospect Parade on July 4th.
Rep. Harris Recognizes Mount Prospect Park District Lifesavers
Representative Harris recently presented Certificates of Recognition to several
Mount Prospect Park District employees
State police release new recruitment video
For Immediate ReleaseContact: Illinois State Police 12 June 2014www.isp.state.il.us The Illinois State Police has a new recruitment video! The video is posted to both the ISP Merit Board's website and Facebook (See links below). We are encouraging all members of the General Assembly and staff to share, post, publish, "like", this video on their webpages and/or social media sites. Please help us get the word out and share these video...
Harris visits Holmes Junior High School in Mount Prospect
Holmes Junior High School Students at the Start of "Service Day 2014"
Harris introduces resolution calling for state to pay old bills
HARRIS INTRODUCES HOUSE RESOLUTION 1078 TO USE ALL INCREASED REVENUE TO PAY OLD BILLS State Representative David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) today introduced House Resolution 1078. HR 1078 calls for the use of all revenue above that budgeted for the current Fiscal Year to be used to pay old bills. Recently the Commission on Government Finance and Accountability estimated that State of Illinois revenue for FY’14 would be $36.661 billion...
Harper College students visit State Capitol
Harper College Students At the State Capitol in Springfield.
Patton third graders testify in Springfield
Patton School Third Graders with Rep. Harris As They Testify in House Committee
Harris meets with Hersey High School debate team - State champs!
Rep. Harris Meets with the Hershey HS IHSA Debate Champs!
Harris recognizes life-saving action
Rep. Harris with AH Fire Chief Ken Koeppen and AH Firefighters
Patton School students encourage legislative initiative
State Representative David Harris met with Third Graders at Patton School in Arlington Heights recently to discuss House Bill 4410. HB 4410 is a legislative initiative that was prompted by contact from Claire, Maddie, and Brooke, who are students at Patton School. The young students wanted Representative Harris to promote bills that would cut down on the operation of “puppy mills.” HB 4410 doubles the penalties for the mistreatment of...
Rep. Harris attends "Meet your Legislator" Day
State Representative David Harris met with constituents and other local residents on January 14th at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library’s “Meet Your Legislator” Day.Other state legislators and representatives from federal congressional offices were also in attendance. Over 50 individuals came to the event to discuss policy issues, to share concerns and opinions on matters of public policy, and to get to know their local representatives...
Illinois State Police announce official concealed carry website
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Police (ISP) today launched a website to provide the public with information regarding the Concealed Carry application process. The Concealed Carry License (CCL) website is being launched in advance of the January 5 application posting date to provide citizens with additional information that will assist with eligibility requirements,application fees, training requirements, official forms, information for...
Rep. Harris recognizes St. Peter Lutheran School for blue ribbon
State Representative David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) presented a Certificate of Recognition from the Illinois House of Representatives to St. Peter Lutheran School in Arlington Heights in recognition of the school being named a “Blue Ribbon School of Excellence” by the US Department of Education for 2013. Since 1982, the Blue Ribbon Schools program has been run by the U.S. Department of Education as a way to recognize high-performing...
Rep. Harris recognizes Prospect Heights Police Officer of the Year
State Representative David Harris presented a Certificate of Recognition from the Illinois House of Representatives to Corporal Michael Stone of the Prospect Heights Police Department. Cpl. Stone was named 2012 “Office of the Year” by the Prospect Heights Police Department. At the shift change Roll Call formation on Thanksgiving eve, Rep. Harris was pleased to compliment Cpl. Stone and all police officers for their dedication to public...
Rep. Harris to host free diabetes screening for local residents
Rep. Harris presents resolution to Mount Prospect Fire Department
State Representative David Harris presented House Resolution 619 to the Mount Prospect Fire Department on October 29. Rep. Harris introduced HR 619 in the Illinois House of Representatives to recognize and honor the Mount Prospect Fire Department on its 100th Anniversary. When the MPFD was created in 1913, its all-volunteer force served the town's 300 residents with only ladders, buckets, and a hand pump. The Department constructed its...
Rep. Harris hosts 3rd Annual Senior Fair
State Representative David Harris hosted his 3rd Annual Senior Health Fair this past week at the Village of Mount Prospect Community Room. Rep. Harris’ Senior Fair has become a popular event during Senior Health Month in Mount Prospect,with over 100 seniors in attendance this year. The Health Fair included over 40 exhibitors and allowed seniors the opportunity to take advantage of free health screenings, get flu shots, and learn about a variety...
Harris Receives More Endorsements
Harris Recieves Endorsements
Journal and Topics Newspapers Endorse Harris
Governor Edgar Endorses Harris
Harris Earns Key Mayoral Endorsements
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