Thursday, February 7, 2019
Rep. Butler Commemorates Bicentennial of First IL Public Act

Speaking on the floor of the Illinois House, Rep. Tim Butler took a moment to commemorate the bicentennial of the first public act passed by the Illinois General Assembly following…

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Rep. Butler Calls Out Madigan’s House Rules for Lack of Transparency

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Rep. Butler Sworn-In for 101st General Assembly

Statement by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield): “It has been the honor of my life to represent the people of the 87th District since 2015. This last year was especially…

Monday, December 3, 2018
Rep. Butler Honors Bicentennial of Illinois Statehood

Statement by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield): “Today we celebrate 200 years of Illinois statehood. On December 3, 1818, less than a year after legislation was introduced in Congress to…

Friday, May 25, 2018
Rep. Butler: Constitutional Rights Supercede Potential Benefits of Drone Technology

Representative Butler voted no on legislation that would allow law enforcement to utilize drone technology at large scale public events. Rep. Butler stressed that citizens’ Constitutional rights must not be…

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Rep. Butler Helps House Pass AFSCME Back Pay Appropriation

Rep. Butler on Thursday helped with House passage of legislation addressing the oldest unpaid bill in Illinois’ bill backlog –  back pay owed to state AFSCME workers promised to them in…

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Rep. Butler, House Mark 200th Anniversary of Illinois’s first step toward statehood

In recognition of Illinois’ bicentennial year, Representative Butler shared with his House colleagues Wednesday the story of why April 18 is a  historic day in Illinois history. 200 years ago on April 18 the federal…

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Rep. Butler, House Recognize State Champion Rochester Rockets Football Team

This week Rep. Butler led the Illinois House in recognizing and congratulating the Rochester Rockets High School football team on clinching their second consecutive state championship title.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Rep. Butler Leads House in Moment of Silence for WWII Sergeant’s Arrival Home in Sangamon County

Rep. Butler Thursday led the Illinois House in a moment of silence for U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Michael Aiello, whose remains were returned home to Sangamon County this week. Sgt….

Friday, July 7, 2017
Butler on Budget Veto Override: “We continue to pass laws that drive people out of our state”

Standing against a substantial, permanent increase in the state income tax, Rep. Butler spoke about how  Illinois’ high tax/poor business climate has impacted area families, including his own.