Campaign News

Rep. Harris Joins Nation of France in Honoring Mount Prospect WWII Veteran

Rep. Harris and Mount Prospect Mayor Arlene Juracek pose With WWII Vet Major (Ret) 
Jack Bornhoeft and his wife Betty Bornhoeft


Harris Recognizes Prospect HS Student

Rep. Harris recognizes Prospect High School student Mike Stanford.
Mr. Jason Block, school adviser, is on the left and Mike's mom, Christine, is on the right.

Harris Receives Chamber of Commerce Recognition

Rep. Harris receives 2015-2016 "Champion of Free Enterprise" Award from Tyler Diers


Rep. Harris Recognizes LaTasca for 20 Years

Rep. Harris presents a Certificate of Recognition to  Peter Sarantopoulos (left) 
and Danny Barbarigos (center) owners of LaTasca Restaurant


Harris Receives "Friend of Agriculture" Award

Rep. Harris receives a replica of John Deere tractor from Janet McCabe, a Cook County 
Farm Bureau Board Member.


Rep. Harris Participates in Ribbon Cutting for Training Center

Rep. Harris (center) joins with Alicia Martin, President of ABC-IL, and other local officials 
in cutting the ribbon on ABC-IL's new training center.

Rep. Harris Attends Unearthing of Mount Prospect’s Time Capsule

Rep. Harris (center) with Mount Prospect Mayor Arlene Jurasek and Village Trustee Mike Zadel watch time capsule being unearthed.


Harris honors IL Brass Band at 25th Anniversary Concert

(L to R: Rob Barnes, IBB Treasurer; Rep. Steve Andersson; Bill Kaempfe, IBB President, Rep. David Harris)

State Rep. David Harris, along with state Rep. Andersson (Geneva, IL), recently honored the Illinois Brass Band (IBB) with a House Resolution at the Band's 25th anniversary concert. The Resolution recognizes the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Illinois Brass Band and declared June 11th, 2016, as Illinois Brass Band Day in IL. 

Illinois Driver’s Licenses are Changing; What You Need to Know

Recently, the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office announced a change to Illinois driver’s licenses and ID cards designed to protect against identity theft and to bring Illinois closer to compliance with the REAL ID Act of 2005. The enhanced security features will include a new photo structure, a design that includes patterns, lines and images to make it more difficult to counterfeit, a laser perforation and an ultraviolet feature. 

Rep. Harris Visits Anne Sullivan School

Representative Harris is pictured with Anne Sullivan Elementary School Principal Tracey Meziere (Far Right) and students from Ms. Funk's Literacy Class from Tech 2015. Pictured Left to Right: Samantha, Allison, Caity Lin

IDFPR Announces Paperless Renewals, Licensing for Professionals

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is pleased to announce that paperless licensing and renewals have now been implemented for the professions licensed and regulated by the Divisions of Real Estate and Professional Regulation.

Rep. Harris Attends Ribbon Cutting For Redesigned Mount Prospect McDonald's

Representative David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) attended the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for themore

Harris recognizes Wheeling Township Employee

Rep. Harris (left) with Christine Guth and Wheeling Township Supervisor Michael Schroeder.


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 and volunteers July 4th 2015

Rep. Harris Recognizes Mount Prospect Park District Lifesavers

Representative Harris recently presented Certificates of Recognition to several
Mount Prospect Park District employeesmore

State police release new recruitment video

For Immediate ReleaseContact: Illinois State Police  12 June      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...more

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...more

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...more

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...more

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...more

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...more

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...more

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...more

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...more

Contact Representative Harris

If you have a legislative related issue and would like to contact Representative Harris, please contact his District Office at:

800 W. Central Rd.
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
by phone at 224-635-2010 or 224-764-2440
or by e-mail at

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