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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….


Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Video: Rep. Butler Denounces Attack on U.S. Capitol

Speaking during Lame Duck Session, State Rep. Tim Butler, who previously worked on staff at the U.S. Capitol, denounced the attack that took place on January 6 and called for…


Monday, January 11, 2021
Video: Rep. Butler Recognizes National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Speaking on the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives, State Rep. Tim Butler spoke in recognition of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day – January 9, 2020 – and thanked…


Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Video: Rep. Butler Says Fairly Drawn Legislative Maps Paramount for IL

Following the 2020 census, Illinois, and states across the country, are tasked with drawing new legislative district boundaries for elected officials in 2021 to reflect demographic changes. To ensure Illinois…


Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Butler, House Republicans Propose Legislation to Tackle Gerrymandering; Call on Pritzker to Stand by Fair Maps Pledge

State Representatives Tim Butler (R-Springfield), Ryan Spain (R-Peoria) and Jackie Haas (R-Kankakee) held a press conference this afternoon to propose legislation creating an Independent Redistricting Commission and called for action…