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Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Rep. Butler Honored for Support of Illinois National Guard

The National Guard Association of Illinois has named State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) its 2021 recipient of the Abraham Lincoln Award. The recognition is bestowed upon an elected official who…


Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Butler’s Bulletin: Session Update, Events & More

The House has finally regained some semblance of normal operations over the past month and a half. Although committee hearings have been conducted virtually (despite objections from many legislators like…


Friday, March 11, 2022
Rep. Butler Introduces Legislation Allowing Recall of Cook County State’s Attorney

In light of the controversy surrounding Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has introduced House Bill 5712, which would allow citizens the ability to recall…


Friday, March 4, 2022
Former House Speaker Mike Madigan Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

On Wednesday, March 2, former Democratic Speaker of the House Michael J. Madigan was indicted on federal racketeering conspiracy and bribery charges following a federal probe into political corruption in…


Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Rep. Butler Statement of the Indictment of Former House Speaker Madigan

Assistant House Republican Leader Tim Butler (R-Springfield) issued the following statement in response to the federal indictment of former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan: “The corruption surrounding Madigan has been…


Friday, February 25, 2022
Reps. Butler, Mazzochi, McCombie Raise Questions About Pritzker Investing in State Contractor

In 2019, Governor-Elect JB Pritzker made a pledge that he would purge his personal portfolio of any companies that do business with the state. Reps. Butler, Mazzochi and McCombie raised concerns…


Friday, February 25, 2022
Rep. Butler Condemns Russian Invasion, Calls for Support of Ukraine

State Rep. Tim Butler, speaking on the House floor, condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Butler called for the support of Ukraine and Ukrainian Illinoisans, as well as the divestment…


Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Rep. Butler Honors the Life of “Porkbuster” Congressman Harris Fawell

Speaking on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives, State Rep. Tim Butler presented House Resolution 647 to honor the life of Congressman Harris Fawell.


Thursday, February 10, 2022
Butler Letter to Governor: Unintended consequences of your school mask mandate is doing serious harm

Joined by colleagues in the Illinois House of Representatives, State Representative Tim Butler sent a letter to the Governor calling for him to drop his appeal to reinstate his school…


Friday, February 4, 2022
Grants Launched for Historic Route 66 Development; Rep. Butler Encourages Local Groups to Apply

This week, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) launched a $4 million grant program for certified convention and visitors bureaus for the development of tourism, education, preservation…