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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Butler introduces bill to create Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission

On the day before historic Route 66 turns 90 years old, State Representative Tim Butler(R-Springfield) introduced  House Bill 6624 which creates the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission in an effort…


Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Butler Applauds Rauner Illinois Bicentennial Action

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) today applauded the new path Governor Bruce Rauner set towards commemorating the Illinois Bicentennial in 2018. Executive Order 2016-10, signed by the Governor today, officially…


Monday, August 1, 2016
Capitol Update

SOS Reinstates Vehicle Registration Reminder NoticesSecretary of State Jesse White announced today that his office has reinstated the mailing of vehicle registration reminder notices to Illinois drivers. To offset the cost of…


Friday, July 29, 2016
Reps. Butler, Jimenez Appointed to Cost-Saving State Government Suggestion Award Board

Springfield-area Representatives Tim Butler and Sara Wojcicki Jimenez will help advance state cost saving suggestions from Illinois state employees as part of the newly-reactivated State Government Suggestion Award Board.  The…


Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Update from the Capitol

Stopgap Budget and Funding for Education Signed Into LawOn June 30th the General Assembly finally took a step forward with a bipartisan negotiated compromise (P.A. 99-524) that will fund core…


Thursday, June 30, 2016
Statement on Passage of Stopgap Budget and Education Funding

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) released the following statement after passage of a stop-gap State budget: “Today the General Assembly finally took a step forward with a bipartisan negotiated compromise…


Thursday, June 30, 2016
Rep. Butler Honors Rochester Rockets Girls Soccer Team at the Capitol

On Wednesday, June 29th State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) honored the Rochester High School Rockets girls soccer team for their success on winning the Class 2A state championship. The girls…


Tuesday, May 31, 2016
House mourns the loss of Springfield’s own ‘Wally’ Henderson Jr. for his contributions to the city

The Illinois House of Representatives today adopted a resolution sponsored by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) to mourn the loss of Springfield resident Earl Wallace “Wally” Henderson, Jr. Mr. Wally…


Friday, May 27, 2016
House Committee Approves Resolution Supporting Major Reid Nannen Memorial Highway

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
House Approves Resolution to Designate Portion of 9th Street ‘Officer David Tapscott Memorial Street’

Officer David Tapscott, photo Courtesy of SJR On Wednesday, the Illinois House of Representatives adopted a joint resolution designating the portion of North 9th Street between East Converse Street and…