Friday, November 17th, 2017
Demmer-backed Tax Credit for Flood Victims Signed into Law

Photo Credit: Shaw Media Dixon…Governor Bruce Rauner on Thursday signed legislation backed by Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) providing a tax credit worth up to $750 for property owners who were…

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
Rep. Tom Demmer honored by Illinois Psychological Association

Dixon…Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) was honored on Friday by the Illinois Psychological Association with their “Legislator of the Year” Award for 2017. The Illinois Psychological Association (IPA) presented Demmer with…

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Rockford Police Officer Jaimie Cox

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise on Thursday, November 9, 2017, until Sunset on Saturday, November 11, 2017 The Department of Central Management Services has received notice…

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
GLB Fails to Appeal Freight Rail Decision (from US News & World Report, November 7, 2017)

From US News & World ReportNovember 7, 2017 Read more at: MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A group has failed to appeal in federal court the rejection of its application…

Monday, October 2nd, 2017
Local legislators offer prayers following attack on DCFS Investigator on Friday in Carroll County

Dixon… State Representatives Tom Demmer (R-Dixon), Tony McCombie (R-Savanna), and Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) urged prayers and community awareness following a brutal attack on a DCFS Child Protective Investigator at a…

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Flood Assistance available for Ogle County (from, Sept. 19, 2017)

from September 19, 2017 SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner said that federal loan assistance is being made available for residents in five Illinois counties affected by flooding in…

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Demmer-supported Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Signed into Law

Makes important changes to protect Illinois residents from unjust property forfeiture Gov. Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 303 on September 19, bipartisan legislation aimed at reforming Illinois’ asset forfeiture system….

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Demmer Hosts Senior Fair in Dixon on Sept. 8th

Dixon… Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) held his annual Senior Citizens’ Health Fair on September 8, from 10:00 am until Noon, at the Lee County Council on Aging-Post House Ballroom. Dozens…

Friday, September 1st, 2017
Federal Transportation Board rejects Great Lakes Basin rail line (from Rockford Register-Mail, Aug. 31, 2017)

From Rockford Register-Mail, Aug. 31, 2017 ROCKFORD — The U.S. Surface Transportation Board has rejected a proposal to build a 261-mile railroad that would have cut through the Rockford area…

Friday, August 25th, 2017
Senior Fair to be held in Dixon on September 8

Dixon…Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) will be holding his annual Senior Citizens’ Health Fair will be on September 8, from 10:00am until Noon, at the Lee County Council on Aging-Post House…

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