Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Butler Concerned by Negative Impact of SB 1 on Central Illinois

Today, in a vote largely along party lines, the Illinois House of Representatives voted to drastically increase the state minimum wage. State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) expressed concern that such…

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
Rep. Butler Commemorates Bicentennial of First IL Public Act

Speaking on the floor of the Illinois House, Rep. Tim Butler took a moment to commemorate the bicentennial of the first public act passed by the Illinois General Assembly following…

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Butler Tapped as Spokesperson for House Committees Critical to Central Illinois

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been tapped to serve as the Republican Spokesperson on two House Committees critical to central Illinois. The committees, recently announced for the 101st General…

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Rep. Butler Calls Out Madigan’s House Rules for Lack of Transparency
Monday, January 28th, 2019
Term Limits for Legislative Leaders Introduced by Butler

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has filed House Joint Resolution Constitutional Amendment 12 (HJRCA 12) to establish term limits on legislative leaders in the Illinois General Assembly. Currently, three of…

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Be Prepared for Winter Storms

From the Illinois Emergency Management Agency: Illinois averages at least five major winter storms that impact millions of people. Being prepared for winter doesn’t have to cost a lot of…

Friday, January 18th, 2019
Butler’s First Bill of 2019 Targets Campaign Ethics Reform

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has filed legislation in the Illinois House that targets a fundraising loophole for those seeking state office. House Bill 363 would prohibit anyone seeking election…

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
Butler Named House Republican Conference Chairman

Today, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) was appointed by House Republican Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to the post of House Republican Conference Chairman, a part of Leader Durkin’s…

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
First General Assembly met 200 years ago

Illinois was admitted to the Union in December 1818. After President James Monroe signed the papers, the U.S. flag had its 21st star and the new state faced serious challenges….

Monday, January 14th, 2019
Join Representatives Butler & Murphy for Coffee & Conversation

Join State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and State Representative Mike Murphy (R-Springfield) for some coffee and conversation on Thursday, January 17. Butler and Murphy will be at Mel-O-Cream Donuts in…

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