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Saturday, May 30, 2015
House Approves Resolution Honoring Fallen Trooper Brian McMillen

Illinois State Trooper Brian McMillen On Saturday, the Illinois House of Representatives adopted a joint resolution designating the Interstate 72, Exit 122 overpass as the “Trooper Brian McMillen Memorial Overpass”….


Friday, May 29, 2015
Statement on Proposal to Change Lincoln Presidential Library and Historic Preservation Agency Oversight

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) released the statement below following today’s passage of SB 1728, legislation to restructure both the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Board and the Illinois Historic Preservation…


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Butler comments on unbalanced budget vote

Springfield … State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) made the following comments regarding the House vote on a series of budget bills on Tuesday. “As has been the case for the…


Tuesday, May 26, 2015
TELL US WHAT YOU THINK – BUDGET FY16

Weigh in on key issues in Springfield today, click below  and voice your opinion!!!


Monday, May 18, 2015
IDOT announces road construction projects in 87th District

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the projects to be included in its 2016-2021 Multi-Modal Transportation Improvement Program. The program includes 27 projects in the 87th District….


Thursday, April 30, 2015
General Assembly joins in commemoration of Lincoln funeral 150th anniversary

Springfield… The Illinois House and Senate this week adopted a joint resolution designating May 2 through May 4 as days of remembrance in honor of the 150th anniversary of President…


Monday, April 27, 2015
Butler invites area residents to IDOT listening tour

State Representative Tim Butler is encouraging residents of the 87th district to attend their local Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) listening tour event. IDOT is holding a series of public…


Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Butler honors Lincoln on assassination’s 150th anniversary

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) today offered a tribute to President Abraham Lincoln as part of the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination. Butler represents a large portion…


Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Representative Tim Butler visits Olympia

Representative Tim Butler has been on the job for one month after being appointed to replace Representative Rich Brauer.  Representative Butler’s district (the 87th) stretches from Springfield to Pekin, and…


Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Butler statement on emergency budget vote

Springfield…State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) issued the following statement after the House passed the Fiscal Year 15 emergency budget bill on Tuesday. “For too long we have had unrealistic, overspending…