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 Backs Legislation Supporting Military Members and their Families, Promotes Appreciation Month
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is recognizing our servicemembers and their loved ones during Military Family Appreciation Month by highlighting new efforts to support members of the armed forces and their families.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is supporting the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Highway Construction Careers Training Program (IDOT-HCCTP), and their recent graduates, as part of his continuing effort to bring good-paying, sustainable jobs to Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is working to strengthen the retirement benefits of first responders while easing the burden on property taxpayers by passing legislation to consolidate first responders, streamlining government bureaucracy to maximize investment returns.
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.
LOCKPORT, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is fighting for affordable diabetes treatment with his support of legislation increasing access to lifesaving medication by capping insulin payments at $100 per month.
LOCKPORT, Ill. – State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, is fighting for more reasonable workloads for Illinois nurses and better health care and with his support of legislation limiting how many patients nurses can be tasked with caring for at once.
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.