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Sunday, May 26th, 2019
Tazewell County Medal of Honor Revelation Lays Groundwork for Butler Bill Passage

Today, the Illinois House followed the lead of the Senate and unanimously passed legislation carried by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield). Senate Bill 1007, inspired by the research of Tazewell…

Friday, May 24th, 2019
House Advances Legislative Package Backed by Butler to Strengthen Scott’s Law

This week, the Illinois House voted to unanimously advance to two pieces of legislation backed by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) to strengthen the awareness and enforcement of Scott’s Law….

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Video: Rep. Butler Commends Bipartisan Efforts to Strengthen Scott’s Law

Speaking during floor debate on SB 1862, the first of two bills to improve Illinois’ move over law – Scott’s Law, State Representative Tim Butler commended the bipartisan collaboration of…

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
Butler Joins Gov. Pritzker, Lawmakers to Unveil Legislation to Strengthen Scott’s Law, Prevent Roadway Fatalities

From the Office of the Governor: In order to prevent more tragic losses of emergency responders and highway workers, Governor JB Pritzker and state lawmakers unveiled legislation Tuesday to strengthen…

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
Butler Congratulates Honeybears of Mount Pulaski on State Championship

This week, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) welcomed the 8th grade volleyball team of Mount Pulaski Grade School to the Capitol. The Honeybears recently won the Class 2A State Championship….

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
Reps Butler & Murphy to Host Senior Technology Workshop May 6th

State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) are inviting local seniors to a free workshop about how to use technology such as smartphones. The workshop will feature expert…

Monday, April 29th, 2019
House Republicans Continue Pushback Against Pritzker Tax Hike

The graduated income tax proposed by Governor JB Pritzker would enable future governors of Illinois and Illinois General Assemblies to enact any tax rate they want upon any specific slice…

Monday, April 15th, 2019
Butler Honors Lady Wolverine State Champs of West Lincoln-Broadwell at State Capitol

Last week, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) welcomed the 7th and 8th grade girls basketball and volleyball teams of West Lincoln-Broadwell Elementary School to the Capitol to congratulate them on…

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Video: Rep. Butler Congratulates Athens Jr. High State Champs

State Representative Tim Butler welcomed the Athens Junior High 7th grade basketball team to the Capitol to congratulate them for winning the 2018-19 IESA Class 3A State Championship. The Illinois…

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Video: Rep. Butler Honors Well-Lived Life of Paul Beaver

While presenting House Resolution 195 to honor the recent passing of Lincoln resident and Lincoln College Prof. Paul Beaver, State Representative Tim Butler called on the House to give a…