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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Statement on House Approving Legislation to Appropriate Federal Funds

Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) released the statement below following today’s bipartisan vote to appropriate federal funding: “Today proved the legislature can come together and reach a bipartisan agreement. I hope…


Monday, August 3, 2015
E-newsletter August 3, 2015

House Votes to Reject Pay Raise for LawmakersThe Illinois House approved legislation I co-sponsored which prevented lawmakers from receiving a pay raise this month.House Bill 576 will keep the current…


Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Rep. Butler Votes to Eliminate Pay Raise for Lawmakers

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) voted to stop a pay raise scheduled to take effect next month for Illinois lawmakers. House Bill 576 co-sponsored by Rep. Butler will keep the…


Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Rep. Butler’s First Bill Signed Into Law to Promote Renewable Energy on State Property

Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation today sponsored by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield), this was Rep. Butler’s first bill signed into law since taking office in March. The new law…


Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Rep. Butler postpones Delavan Office Hours on Wednesday due to recent Tornado Damage

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) announces he will be postponing traveling office hours scheduled for Delavan on Wednesday, July 22. In the wake of tornado damage in the area late…


Thursday, July 16, 2015
Rep. Butler rejects his legislative pay during budget impasse

SPRINGFIELD –Rep. Tim Butler sent a letter to the Comptroller Leslie Munger on July 16, requesting the Comptroller hold Rep. Butler’s paycheck beginning July 31st until further notice. Due to…


Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Rep. Butler Co-Sponsors Legislation to Pay All State & University Employees During Budget Impasse

With no state budget enacted and a recent court order from Cook County preventing the State from paying government employees, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) co-sponsored legislation to ensure all…


Monday, July 6, 2015
Rep. Butler Files House Resolution to Congratulate Team USA on Winning FIFA Women’s World Cup

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) filed a resolution today congratulating the United States Women’s National Soccer Team on winning the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Team USA defeated Japan in…


Monday, July 6, 2015
Rep. Butler Announces Traveling Office Hours in Delavan

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) will be hosting traveling office hours in Delavan on Wednesday, July 22. “I look forward to meeting with constituents in Delavan and the surrounding communities….


Thursday, July 2, 2015
E-newsletter for July 2nd

My Take on Governor Rauner’s Budget VetoLast Thursday Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed the bulk of the Illinois budget that the Democratic-controlled General Assembly sent him. It is unfortunate the Democrat leadership…