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Rep. Butler Calls for Hearings into Billions Lost to Fraud at IDES
June 17th, 2022
Rep. Butler Renews Call for Legislation Allowing Cook County State’s Attorney Recall
June 8th, 2022
Rep. Butler Responds to Pritzker Signing Budget with Record High Spending
April 19th, 2022
Rep. Butler Measure to Create Jobs & Promote Microchip Production Heads to Governor
April 13th, 2022
Rep. Butler Backs Legislation to Stand with Ukraine
April 5th, 2022
Rep. Butler and Sen. Turner React to Lincoln College’s Sudden Closure Announcement
March 30th, 2022
Rep. Butler: Democrats Failure to Pay Unemployment Deficit is Serious Financial Malpractice
March 23rd, 2022
Butler, House Republicans Demand Action to Stop Rising Crime, Recall Kim Foxx
March 23rd, 2022
Rep. Butler Honored for Support of Illinois National Guard
March 16th, 2022
Rep. Butler Introduces Legislation Allowing Recall of Cook County State’s Attorney
March 11th, 2022
Rep. Butler Statement of the Indictment of Former House Speaker Madigan
March 2nd, 2022
Reps. Butler, Mazzochi, McCombie Raise Questions About Pritzker Investing in State Contractor
February 25th, 2022
Butler Letter to Governor: Unintended consequences of your school mask mandate is doing serious harm
February 10th, 2022
Grants Launched for Historic Route 66 Development; Rep. Butler Encourages Local Groups to Apply
February 4th, 2022
Rep. Butler: Pritzker Budget Shows Lack of Credibility
February 2nd, 2022
Rep. Butler Joins Route 66 Centennial Commission to Begin Planning the Mother Road’s Centennial Celebration
January 13th, 2022
Rep. Butler Presents State Archives with Resolution Commemorating 100th Anniversary
December 15th, 2021
Rep. Butler Encourages Blood Donation This Holiday Season
December 8th, 2021
House Redistricting Spokesperson Tim Butler Releases Statement on Map Filed to Fix Democrat Violations
November 11th, 2021
Rep. Butler Slams “Energy Deal,” Kills Non-Profit Central IL Jobs on Altar of Special Interests
September 9th, 2021
House Redistricting Committee Spokesperson Rep. Tim Butler Releases Statement on Abysmal Public Hearing Today
August 27th, 2021
Rep. Butler Legislation Commemorating First IL Constitution Becomes Law
August 25th, 2021
Rep. Butler on Democrat’s Redistricting Process: Fallacy From the Start
May 28th, 2021
Butler, House GOP Redistricting Committee Members Give Update on Maps
May 28th, 2021
Rep. Butler Resolution Designates Portion of I-155 in Memory of Decorated Marine
May 21st, 2021
Butler, House Republicans: Hollow Democrat Promises for Fair Maps Highlight State’s Ethical Failings
April 21st, 2021
Butler & Barickman, Redistricting Spokesmen, Call on Governor to Testify
April 19th, 2021
Video: Butler, Republicans Call on Pritzker & Welch to Standup for Independent Maps
April 12th, 2021
Reps. Butler and Bourne Join Cong. Davis to Urge Pritzker to Keep His Word, Veto Redistricting Map Drawn By Lawmakers
April 12th, 2021
Butler Joins House & Senate Republicans to Introduce the People’s Independent Maps Act
March 30th, 2021
Rep. Butler Selected as Republican Spokesperson for Pivotal Redistricting Committee
March 12th, 2021
Rep. Butler Assigned to Committees Overseeing Energy, Environment, Tourism, and Transportation Policy
February 23rd, 2021
Rep. Butler Tapped as Spokesperson for Influential Transportation Committee
February 4th, 2021
Rep. Butler Named House Assistant Minority Leader for 102nd General Assembly
January 25th, 2021
Rep. Butler Slams Dangerous Law Enforcement Overhaul Bill
January 13th, 2021
Butler, House Republicans Propose Legislation to Tackle Gerrymandering; Call on Pritzker to Stand by Fair Maps Pledge
January 5th, 2021
Butler, Central Illinois Leaders Applaud Federal Legislation to Commemorate Route 66’s Upcoming Centennial
December 11th, 2020
Central Illinois House Republicans demand full transparency regarding data that ties indoor restaurant seating to spike in COVID-19
October 30th, 2020
Rep. Butler Dubbed ‘Champion of Free Enterprise’ for Work Advancing Economic Opportunities
August 19th, 2020
Butler, House GOP Questions Pritzker Move to Vacate Patronage Ban amid Madigan/ComEd Scandal
August 17th, 2020
Butler, Davis, LaHood Criticize Governor Pritzker’s New Restrictions on Youth Sports
July 29th, 2020
Reps. Butler & Murphy to Sponsor Community Blood Drive to Address Blood Shortage
July 15th, 2020
Legislation Securing Infrastructure Funding Signed by Governor
July 1st, 2020
Rep. Butler Questions Pritzker Decision to Cancel State Fair without Local Input
June 12th, 2020
Governor Signs ‘Cocktails to Go’ Bill Sponsored by Rep. Butler
June 4th, 2020
Butler, House GOP Members Call for Vote on Governor’s “Restore Illinois” Plan
May 20th, 2020
Butler, Central Illinois Legislators Call for Direct Local Input to Address COVID-19, Re-open IL
May 14th, 2020
Butler, Central Illinois Legislators Join Call for Volunteers for Meals on Wheels, Wellness Checks for Senior Citizens
April 2nd, 2020
Butler, Bourne Call for Audit & Suspension of Automatic Registration after Latest “Error”
March 11th, 2020
Rep. Butler, IL House Congratulate Rochester State Champion Football Team
March 4th, 2020
Butler on Gov.’s Budget Address: Where is the Improved Efficiency?
February 19th, 2020
Rep. Butler Recognizes Williamsville HS State Champion Football Team
February 18th, 2020
Butler, Bipartisan Group Urges Support to Ban ‘Sweepstakes’ Machines Skirting Gambling Law
February 4th, 2020
Butler on State of the State: Gov. Needs to Stand By Ethics Reform Commitment
January 29th, 2020
Butler Joins Federal and State Lawmakers to Demand Accountability and Action to Preserve Integrity of Illinois Elections
January 22nd, 2020
Butler, House GOP Members Call for Hearing Following Automatic Voter Registration of Non-Citizens
January 20th, 2020
Butler, House Republicans Continue to Push for Property Tax Relief, Despite Democrat-Controlled Task Force Failure
January 14th, 2020
Butler Calls Out Ridiculous Failings of Property Tax Relief Task Force
January 8th, 2020
Butler Resolution Aims to Protect State from Chicago Pension Fund Liabilities
November 13th, 2019
Butler, Republican Legislators Take Aim at Conflict of Interest for Illinois State Board of Elections
November 13th, 2019
Butler, House Republicans Press Ethics Reform Package
November 7th, 2019
Butler Attends Institute on State/Provincial Policies to Reduce Polluted Runoff
November 5th, 2019
Butler Takes Action to Curb ‘Sweepstakes’ Machines Skirting Gambling Laws
October 29th, 2019
Rep. Butler Applauds LaHood Appointment to Chair Lincoln Presidential Library
September 26th, 2019
Rep. Butler Resolution Honors 50th Anniversary of Sen. Dirksen Passing
September 6th, 2019
Tazewell County Medal of Honor Revelation Lays Groundwork for New Military Records Law
August 22nd, 2019
Rep. Butler Hosting Coffee & Conversation Series
August 6th, 2019
Governor Signs Legislative Package Backed by Butler to Strengthen Scott’s Law
July 30th, 2019
Rep. Butler Tapped for Property Tax Relief Task Force
July 16th, 2019
Join Rep. Butler for Coffee & Conversation
July 11th, 2019
Join Rep. Butler for Coffee & Conversation in Athens
June 27th, 2019
Bicentennial of 21-Star U.S. Flag for Illinois this July 4, Butler Encourages Celebration
June 26th, 2019
Rep. Butler, Sen. Brady to Host Senior Citizen Health Fair July 9
June 13th, 2019
Butler, IL House Honor Life of Tremont Marine Daniel Baker
May 30th, 2019
Butler: One-Off Tax Hike Vote is Not the Answer
May 27th, 2019
Tazewell County Medal of Honor Revelation Lays Groundwork for Butler Bill Passage
May 26th, 2019
House Advances Legislative Package Backed by Butler to Strengthen Scott’s Law
May 24th, 2019
Butler Joins Gov. Pritzker, Lawmakers to Unveil Legislation to Strengthen Scott’s Law, Prevent Roadway Fatalities
May 15th, 2019
Butler Congratulates Honeybears of Mount Pulaski on State Championship
May 8th, 2019
Reps Butler & Murphy to Host Senior Technology Workshop May 6th
May 1st, 2019
Butler Honors Lady Wolverine State Champs of West Lincoln-Broadwell at State Capitol
April 15th, 2019
Butler: Progressive Income Tax Hike Will Drive More Out of Illinois
February 27th, 2019
Butler Legislation Aims to Make Electoral Vote More Representative of State
February 22nd, 2019
Butler Concerned by Negative Impact of SB 1 on Central Illinois
February 14th, 2019
Butler Tapped as Spokesperson for House Committees Critical to Central Illinois
February 4th, 2019
Term Limits for Legislative Leaders Introduced by Butler
January 28th, 2019
Butler’s First Bill of 2019 Targets Campaign Ethics Reform
January 18th, 2019
Butler Named House Republican Conference Chairman
January 16th, 2019
Join Representatives Butler & Murphy for Coffee & Conversation
January 14th, 2019
Butler, Barickman calling for audit of the financial relationship between the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Foundation and the ALPLM
November 15th, 2018
Rep. Butler: Funding on the Way for Needed Repairs at State Fairgrounds, Lincoln and Logan Correctional Facilities
November 2nd, 2018
Gov. Rauner appoints Rep. Tim Butler as new co-chair of Illinois Bicentennial Commission
August 8th, 2018
Rep. Butler: Route 66 is Turning 100 and Illinois is Getting Ready to Celebrate!
July 31st, 2018
Butler Introduces Resolution Calling for Illinois Constitutional Convention
June 5th, 2017