Rep Barbara Flynn Currie
300 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 524-1524 FAX
1303 E. 53rd Street
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 667-3010 FAX
Full-time state legislator; born May 3, 1940, in LaCrosse, WI; B.A., cum laude, University of Chicago; M.A., University of Chicago; has two children and four grandchildren.
CHICAGO - Illinois House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie informed friends, supporters and colleagues she will conclude her legislative career at the end of the 100th General Assembly in January, 2019. “It has been an honor to serve and to work with colleagues...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Progressive legislation sponsored by state Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, D-Chicago, providing over $450 million in new funding for local public schools is now law. “School funding reform begins correcting decades of inequity in the way our state funds...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – House Democrats seeking common ground with Gov. Bruce Rauner in order to end the budget stalemate and put the state on a path to fiscal stability are asking the governor to consider their reform proposals that will improve the business climate...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, D-Chicago, was honored this week as a champion of women’s rights by the Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership (IWIL) for her efforts to involve women in the democratic process. “I want to see more women in...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois working families would be able to keep more of their hard-earned money under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, D-Chicago. The measure would double the value of the Earned Income Tax Credit. Currie’s bill is a key...