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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Butler, Republican Legislators Take Aim at Conflict of Interest for Illinois State Board of Elections

As allegations of government corruption continue to plague the Statehouse, Republican legislators including State Senators Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) and Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) and State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and…


Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Video: Butler, House Republicans Continue Push for Ethics Reforms in Final Week of Veto Session

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Video: House Republicans Introduce Sweeping Ethics Reforms

This morning, Assistant House Republican Leader Tim Butler (R-Springfield) joined Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and others to introduce a package of sweeping ethics reform legislation at…


Thursday, November 7, 2019
Butler, House Republicans Press Ethics Reform Package

As the growing mire of public corruption in Illinois continues to worsen, Assistant House Republican Leader Tim Butler (R-Springfield) joined Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and others…


Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Butler Attends Institute on State/Provincial Policies to Reduce Polluted Runoff

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) recently participated in the inaugural class of fellows for the Patricia Birkholz Institute for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Policy during a two-day institute focusing on nutrient-related…


Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Video: Reps. Butler, Murphy Honor Passing of former Sangamon County Sheriff Wes Barr

The House paused proceedings this week to mourn the passing of former Sangamon County Sheriff Wes Barr. House Resolution 543, filed by Rep. Murphy with Rep. Butler serving as the…


Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Butler Takes Action to Curb ‘Sweepstakes’ Machines Skirting Gambling Laws

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has filed legislation in the House to bring so-called “sweepstakes” machines under Illinois’ video gaming laws. Even though sweepstakes machines look, operate and are marketed…


Friday, October 25, 2019
Fall Veto Session to Begin Oct. 28

The Illinois House will gather on Monday, October 28, to consider new business and take action on the vetoes signed by the Governor. The members of the Illinois General Assembly…


Thursday, October 24, 2019
Statewide Unemployment Rate Drops Again

The report on Illinois cities and metro areas, published by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), covers September 2019 job trends in local regions throughout the state.  During this…


Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Multi-Year Transportation Infrastructure Plan Announced

The Multi-Year Plan (MYP) was announced by the Illinois Department of Transportation on Monday, October 21.  Over the next six years, $23.5 billion will be invested in maintaining, preserving and…