Friday, February 22, 2019
Butler Legislation Aims to Make Electoral Vote More Representative of State

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has filed legislation in the Illinois House to create a more representative method for awarding Illinois’ electoral votes for President. Through House Bill 3109, Illinois…

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Butler Questions Long-Term Impact of Budget Proposal

Today, new Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker presented his Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal before a joint session of the Illinois General Assembly. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed surprise that…

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Butler Concerned by Negative Impact of SB 1 on Central Illinois

Today, in a vote largely along party lines, the Illinois House of Representatives voted to drastically increase the state minimum wage. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed concern that such…

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…

Monday, February 4, 2019
Butler Tapped as Spokesperson for House Committees Critical to Central Illinois

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been tapped to serve as the Republican Spokesperson on two House Committees critical to central Illinois. The committees, recently announced for the 101st General…

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

Monday, January 28, 2019
Term Limits for Legislative Leaders Introduced by Butler

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has filed House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 12 (HJRCA 12) to establish term limits on legislative leaders in the Illinois General Assembly. Currently, three of…

Friday, January 18, 2019
Be Prepared for Winter Storms

From the Illinois Emergency Management Agency: Illinois averages at least five major winter storms that impact millions of people. Being prepared for winter doesn’t have to cost a lot of…

Friday, January 18, 2019
Butler’s First Bill of 2019 Targets Campaign Ethics Reform

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has filed legislation in the Illinois House that targets a fundraising loophole for those seeking state office. House Bill 363 would prohibit anyone seeking election…

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…