Rep. John Connor

(D-Romeoville)
85th District
Rep John Connor

Springfield Office:
284-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-4179

District Office:
16151 S. Weber Road
Suite 103
Crest Hill, IL 60403
(815) 372-0085

Biography  

John Connor was born and raised in Joliet. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from the University of Illinois. Connor spent nearly 20 years as a criminal prosecutor at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office. He helped launch the Major Crimes Prosecution Unit and was also chief of the High Tech Crime Unit. Connor instituted and ran the special grand jury for the Drew Peterson case, securing the indictment that successfully led to Peterson’s conviction. He and his wife live in Lockport and have three sons.

Connor Supports IDOT Highway Construction Vocational Training, Graduates

Connor Works to Promote Fairness for Student Athletes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Student athletes receive a fair stake of the revenue colleges and universities earn off of their name, likeness and performance under legislation recently passed by state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport.

Connor Backs Legislation Supporting Military Members and their Families, Promotes Appreciation Month

Connor-Backed Legislation Combatting Elder Abuse and Neglect Now Law

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, backed a new law battling elder abuse and exploitation which requires face-to-face assessments of a senior’s living situation and interviews with family members, friends and neighbors in the case of a report of mistreatment.

Connor Backs Legislation Supporting Military Members and their Families, Promotes Appreciation Month

Connor Promotes Tax Amnesty Opportunity for Constituents

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is informing local taxpayers of a new tax amnesty plan run by the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR), which will ease financial strain on working and middle-class families by offering an opportunity to pay off back taxes without interest or late fees applied.