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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Butler Introduces Bipartisan Initiative to Support State Fairgrounds Reps. Bryant, Costello Cosponsor Bill

State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield), Jerry Costello (D-Smithton), and Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) this week filed legislation to establish the Illinois State Fairgrounds Foundation. The purpose of the foundation would be…


Thursday, February 4, 2016
Statement on Potential Closure of the Delavan Armory

Delavan Armory State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) released the following statement on the potential closure of the Delavan Armory: “The Delavan Armory has been a vital part of the community…


Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Statement on Procurement Reform Legislation HB 4644

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) released the following statement after House Bill 4644 was introduced today.  Butler is an original co-sponsor of this legislation which reforms the State’s onerous procurement…


Monday, February 1, 2016
Update from the Capitol

Plan to Fund Higher Education and MAP GrantsWith Illinois’ higher education system approaching eight months without state funding as a result of the current budget impasse, last Tuesday I joined…


Thursday, January 28, 2016
Statement on Funding Higher Education & MAP Grants

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) released the statement below following today’s vote on the House Democrats proposal (SB 2043) for higher education and MAP grants: “Today’s proposal approved by House…


Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Rep. Butler Co-Sponsors Plan to Fund Higher Education and MAP Grants

With Illinois’ higher education system approaching eight months without state funding as a result of the current budget impasse, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) today joined fellow Republicans as a…


Monday, January 11, 2016
Capitol Update 1-11-16

237 New Laws Effective this New Year On January 1, 2016, 237 new laws took effect. Some of the laws scheduled to take effect include deterring 911 prank calls, adding…


Friday, December 4, 2015
House Approves Resolution to Designate Portion of Route 6 ‘Gold Star Families Memorial Highway’

Rep. Butler pictured with Patti Smith, Founder and President of America’s Gold Star Families The Illinois House of Representatives approved a resolution Wednesday sponsored by State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield)…


Friday, November 20, 2015
Statement on Newly Appointed State Representative Designate Sara Wojcicki Jimenez

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) released the statement below following today’s appointment of State Representative Designate Sara Wojcicki Jimenez: “I am pleased to congratulate Sara Wojcicki Jimenez on being appointed…


Monday, November 16, 2015
House Committee Approves Resolution to Designate Portion of Route 6 ‘Gold Star Families Memorial Highway’