News

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Video: Rep. Butler Remembers Community Stalwarts Frank and Cinda Edwards

As the Illinois House paused proceedings to honor the passing of Frank and Cinda Edwards, as well as John Evans, Rep. Tim Butler reflected on the “character” that Frank was…


Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Butler, Bipartisan Group Urges Support to Ban ‘Sweepstakes’ Machines Skirting Gambling Law

Last fall State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) introduced legislation (House Bill 3940) to ban so-called “sweepstakes” machines in Illinois. The legislation was filed in the wake of revelations regarding a…


Friday, January 31, 2020
Governor Pritzker delivers State of the State address to Illinois General Assembly

In an annual tradition, a joint session of the General Assembly listened to the State of the State address by Gov. Pritzker on Wednesday, January 29, where the Governor laid…


Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Video: Butler Reacts to State of the State Address

State Representative Tim Butler reacts to Gov. Pritzker’s State of the State Address.


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…