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

Demmer to Host Mobile Office Hours on July 16 in Sandwich The 90th District is quite large. It spans about 75 miles east to west, about 50 miles north to…

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

Legislators Spend Summer Focusing on Local Constituent Needs  With the legislature adjourned until the fall veto session in October and November, I am spending these next few months at home…

Monday, June 10th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: June 10, 2019

Members of the Illinois General Assembly just completed the spring legislative session. House Republicans, working from a position of super-minority, stood together on a host of legislation this year- both…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: May 27, 2019

Final Week of Spring Session Underway in Springfield Lawmakers are in Springfield for the final five days of the spring legislative session. Many important issues remain, including the adoption of…

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: May 13, 2019

House Republicans Renew Call for Bipartisan Negotiations for Balanced FY20 Budget Last week lawmakers learned that April revenues were up by $1.5 billion and that Fiscal Year 2020 estimated revenues…

Monday, April 29th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: April 29, 2019

Crowd of 100 Turns Out for Joint Town Hall Meeting in DeKalb I want to thank everyone who came out on April 23 for the joint town hall meeting I…

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…