Monday, April 15th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: April 15, 2019

House of Representatives Pays Tribute to 100th Anniversary of Dixon Memorial Arch Members of the Illinois House of Representatives recognized the 100th Anniversary of the Dixon Memorial Arch last week…

Monday, April 1st, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: April 1, 2019

Demmer Passes Bill to Add Flexibility in Hiring of School Resource Officers/Mental Health Professionals Student safety is a paramount concern for all school districts, but budget constraints often limit the…

Monday, March 4th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: March 4, 2019

Governor Pritzker Proposes Tax, Borrow & Spend Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 Governor JB Pritzker delivered his first Budget and State of the State Address to a joint session of…

Friday, February 15th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: February 15, 2019

Demmer Joins House Republicans in Opposing 82% Increase in Minimum Wage Illinois’ reputation as being unfriendly to job creators continued this week as House Democrats pushed through an 82% increase…

Monday, February 11th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: February 11, 2019

Demmer Champions Term Limits for Legislative Leaders in Springfield Governor JB Pritzker is on record as favoring term limits for legislative leaders, so we have a real opportunity to work…

Monday, January 28th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: January 28, 2019

Rep. Tom Demmer Named Deputy Republican Leader for 101st General Assembly House Republican Leader Jim Durkin has announced the appointment of his Leadership team for the 101st General Assembly, and…

Monday, January 14th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: January 14, 2019

101st General Assembly Takes Oath of Office in Springfield On Wednesday, January 9, it was an honor to be sworn into office for a fourth term in the Illinois General…

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
Tom Demmer Sworn Into 101st General Assembly

State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) was sworn into a fourth term in the Illinois House of Representatives Wednesday at a ceremony held at the University of Illinois at Springfield’s Sangamon…

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
Demmer’s Dispatch: December 22, 2018

New laws taking effect on January 1 There are 253 new state laws with a January 1, 2019, effective date. Many of these new laws simply clarify existing statutes, while…

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Legislative Update

May 31st is fast approaching and we are already halfway through this year’s spring session. So far, we voted to fix the $1.6 billion gap in the FY15 budget, started…