Rep. John Connor
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-Backed Legislation Cracking Down on Prescription Price Hikes, Pharmaceutical Industry Now Law
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, continued to crack down on health care cost increases with his support of a new law lowering prescription drug prices and reining in pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).
LOCKPORT, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, recently hosted a celebration honoring local seniors for the leadership roles they have played in the community in the past year.
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.
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.
LOCKPORT, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, will be hosting a senior celebration to give out awards and address issues important to the local senior community. The event is on Friday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Romeoville Recreation Center, located at 900 West Romeo Road in Romeoville.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is working to expand vocational jobs training opportunities in Illinois with his support of a law creating the Training in Building Trades Program, which awards grants to community organizations that offer jobs training classes.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is fighting to expand higher education prospects by breaking down economic barriers to academic achievement with a new law launching the Illinois Higher Education Saving Program.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is combatting con artists in the guise of trusted legal counsel with his new law imposing greater penalties on criminals pretending to be notaries.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Big insurance companies will have to cover diagnostic mammograms under a new law supported by state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, which combats big insurance companies’ efforts to deny patients coverage for critical procedures.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is promoting better attitudes towards mental health with his backing of a new law requiring mental health education programs focus on students’ understanding of behaviors that promote mental well being.