Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Butler Named House Republican Conference Chairman

Today, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) was appointed by House Republican Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to the post of House Republican Conference Chairman, a part of Leader Durkin’s…

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
First General Assembly met 200 years ago

Illinois was admitted to the Union in December 1818. After President James Monroe signed the papers, the U.S. flag had its 21st star and the new state faced serious challenges….

Monday, January 14, 2019
Join Representatives Butler & Murphy for Coffee & Conversation

Join State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) for some coffee and conversation on Thursday, January 17. Butler and Murphy will be at Mel-O-Cream Donuts in…

Friday, January 11, 2019
Inauguration of 101st General Assembly

The new session of the state legislature will be the first group of lawmakers to meet in Illinois’ third century. The House elected Jim Durkin as House Republican Leader, and…

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…

Friday, December 28, 2018
New Laws for 2019

Immediately upon ringing in the New Year, 253 new laws will take effect in 2019 that have wide ranging impact. Here are few highlights Illinois families should know about: Children under the age…

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Butler Encourages Residents to Nominate an Outstanding Educator for the Golden Apple Awards

For over 30 years, the Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching & Leadership have honored outstanding educators. The awards honor Pre-K through 12th grade teachers and rotate grade levels…

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…

Thursday, November 15, 2018
Butler, Barickman calling for audit of the financial relationship between the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Foundation and the ALPLM

Responding to concerns over allegations that the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation paid millions for a stovepipe hat that may not have actually belonged to President Abraham Lincoln, State Senator…

Friday, November 2, 2018
Rep. Butler: Funding on the Way for Needed Repairs at State Fairgrounds, Lincoln and Logan Correctional Facilities

Millions of dollars in vital state funding is on the way for much-needed repairs at the State Fairgrounds on Springfield’s North End, and other state facilities in the 87th Legislative…