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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Rep. Butler Resolution Designates Illinois as a “Purple Heart State”

The Illinois House Tuesday unanimously passed Representative Tim Butler and Senator Bill Brady’s resolution (SJR 57) designating Illinois as a “Purple Heart State”, honoring members of the military wounded or…


Thursday, January 5, 2017
Rep. Butler Appointed to Commission Planning Illinois’ Bicentennial Celebrations

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been selected to serve on the new Illinois Bicentennial Commission, tasked with planning statewide celebrations to mark the State of Illinois’ upcoming 200th birthday…


Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Rep. Butler: Exelon Bill Will Help Protect Local Jobs, Electric Grid Stability

Statement of Rep. Tim Butler on today’s signing of SB 2814: “Supporting this legislation was not an easy decision, and I took to heart all of the comments I received…


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…