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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…


Friday, March 6, 2015
Rep. Butler announces committee assignments, constituent service office contact information

Springfield… Newly-inaugurated State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been appointed to committees dealing with tourism and transportation policy in the House of Representatives. “With New Salem, the world’s largest covered…


Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Butler takes oath of office for Illinois House of Representatives

Springfield… State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) was sworn in Tuesday to the Illinois House of Representatives, taking his seat as the new representative of the 87th House district. “It is…