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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Butler on State of the State: Gov. Needs to Stand By Ethics Reform Commitment

Following Governor Pritzker’s State of the State Address, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) issued the following statement: “I was glad to hear the Governor acknowledge and show a willingness to…


Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Butler Joins Federal and State Lawmakers to Demand Accountability and Action to Preserve Integrity of Illinois Elections

With early and absentee voting set to start on February 6, U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville), and Illinois State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield), Avery Bourne (R-Morrisonville), Mike Murphy (R-Springfield), Dan…


Monday, January 20, 2020
Butler, House GOP Members Call for Hearing Following Automatic Voter Registration of Non-Citizens

Today State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) joined fellow Republicans of the Illinois House Executive Committee in calling for an immediate hearing regarding the state’s automated voter registration (AVR) program. Recent…


Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Video: Butler, House Republicans Point to Task Force Failure, Pledge to Continue Pushing for Property Tax Relief

House Republicans held a press conference in Springfield on January 14 and denounced the process and results of the recent Property Tax Relief Task Force.


Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Butler, House Republicans Continue to Push for Property Tax Relief, Despite Democrat-Controlled Task Force Failure

Illinois House Republicans will continue to fight this spring for property tax relief families need and deserve, despite the latest Democrat-controlled task force’s failure to deliver. Today at a Capitol…


Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Butler Calls Out Ridiculous Failings of Property Tax Relief Task Force

After the Democratic co-chair of the state’s 88-member Property Tax Relief Task Force again missed the statutory filing deadline for the body’s latest report, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) called…


Tuesday, December 17, 2019
New Year, New Laws

On January 1, more than 200 new laws, or updates to existing laws, will go into effect in Illinois. Among them are laws that provide additional protections for victims of…


Friday, December 13, 2019
Butler Welcomes Leadership Springfield at Capitol

On December 5, State Representative Tim Butler welcomed participants of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s (GSCC) Leadership Springfield training program to the Capitol. Leadership Springfield is a 14 week…


Thursday, December 5, 2019
Butler’s Bulletin: Veto Session, Ethics Reform & More

On the first day of veto session at the end of October, amidst ongoing public corruption investigations entangling multiple layers of Illinois government, news broke that another member of the General…


Monday, November 25, 2019
Illinois State Police Looking for Cadet Applicants

The Illinois State Police are looking for qualified applicants to join their ranks in Cadet Class #132. Applicants should submit required support documentation prior to January 31, 2020. Candidates whose application documentation…