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Friday, March 12, 2021
Rep. Butler Selected as Republican Spokesperson for Pivotal Redistricting Committee

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been called on by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to serve as the Republican Spokesperson for the House Redistricting Committee. The committee…


Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Aid Coming for Communities Hit By Surge in Natural Gas Prices

Following the unprecedented surge in natural gas prices that hit many communities in central Illinois as a result of major winter storms, the Illinois Finance Authority (IFA) is developing a…


Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Rep. Butler Assigned to Committees Overseeing Energy, Environment, Tourism, and Transportation Policy

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been assigned to seven Illinois House Committees representing a wide diversity of issues before the General Assembly, underscoring the variety of work Butler has…


Monday, February 22, 2021
Sign the Petition: Save Pres. Lincoln Monuments

In the summer of 2020, some rioters defaced and attempted to destroy monuments and statues in the city of Chicago. As a result, Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered several of the…


Thursday, February 4, 2021
Rep. Butler Tapped as Spokesperson for Influential Transportation Committee

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been tapped by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to serve as the Republican Spokesperson on the Transportation: Vehicles & Safety…


Tuesday, February 2, 2021
New Illinois Youth Center Announced for City of Lincoln

In accordance with the July announcement of the new 21st Century Illinois Transformation Model, and in partnership with the Justice, Equity, and Opportunity Initiative (JEO), the Illinois Department of Juvenile…


Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Petition: Urge Governor Pritzker to Veto HB3653

Law enforcement officials and public safety agencies across Illinois believe HB3653 as written, will threaten the safety of Illinois families. This flawed bill will make it more difficult for law enforcement to keep communities safe and gives more…


Monday, January 25, 2021
Rep. Butler Named House Assistant Minority Leader for 102nd General Assembly

Today, State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) was re-appointed to the post of Assistant Minority Leader in the Illinois House of Representatives by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs). “I…


Friday, January 15, 2021
Tell the Governor to Veto House Bill 3653

In the waning moments of the 101st General Assembly, legislation to dramatically overhaul policing and criminal justice policy in Illinois was rushed through the General Assembly without thorough public debate involving…


Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Rep. Butler Slams Dangerous Law Enforcement Overhaul Bill

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) issued the following statement in response to the passage of a massive criminal justice overhaul bill in the waning moments of the 101st General Assembly….