Tuesday, December 17, 2019
New Year, New Laws

On January 1, more than 200 new laws, or updates to existing laws, will go into effect in Illinois. Among them are laws that provide additional protections for victims of…

Friday, December 13, 2019
Butler Welcomes Leadership Springfield at Capitol

On December 5, State Representative Tim Butler welcomed participants of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s (GSCC) Leadership Springfield training program to the Capitol. Leadership Springfield is a 14 week…

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Butler’s Bulletin: Veto Session, Ethics Reform & More

On the first day of veto session at the end of October, amidst ongoing public corruption investigations entangling multiple layers of Illinois government, news broke that another member of the General…

Monday, November 25, 2019
Illinois State Police Looking for Cadet Applicants

The Illinois State Police are looking for qualified applicants to join their ranks in Cadet Class #132. Applicants should submit required support documentation prior to January 31, 2020. Candidates whose application documentation…

Friday, November 15, 2019
Video: Rep. Butler Questions Partisan Make Up of Ethics Commission

Speaking during debate on HJR 93, Rep. Tim Butler expressed serious concerns about the partisan makeup of ethics reform commission created by the legislation. He said more balance is needed,…

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Video: Rep. Butler Takes Aim at State Board of Elections Conflicts of Interest

Speaking at a press conference to introduce legislation to curb conflicts of interest at the State Board of Elections, Rep. Tim Butler said it is unconscionable that someone who serves…

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Butler Resolution Aims to Protect State from Chicago Pension Fund Liabilities

As Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker pushes for the consolidation of Illinois’ police and firefighter pensions, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has filed legislation to protect the state from bearing the…

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Butler, Republican Legislators Take Aim at Conflict of Interest for Illinois State Board of Elections

As allegations of government corruption continue to plague the Statehouse, Republican legislators including State Senators Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) and Jason Barickman (R-Bloomington) and State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield) and…

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Video: Butler, House Republicans Continue Push for Ethics Reforms in Final Week of Veto Session

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Video: House Republicans Introduce Sweeping Ethics Reforms

This morning, Assistant House Republican Leader Tim Butler (R-Springfield) joined Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and others to introduce a package of sweeping ethics reform legislation at…