Monday, March 18th, 2019
Demmer’s Dispatch: March 18, 2019

Gov. Pritzker Proposes a $3.4 Billion Tax Hike on Illinois Families and Businesses Earlier this month, Governor JB Pritzker unveiled his plan for a graduated income tax in Illinois. Pritzker’s…

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…

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
Representative Tom Demmer Offers Free Passes to Many Chicagoland Museums and Zoos

State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) invites residents of the 90th District to take advantage of a free ‘Constituent Education Resource Card’ that is available through his legislative office in Dixon….

Monday, February 18th, 2019
Demmer Pushes for Improved Ballot Transparency through Taxpayer Advocate and Empowerment Act

Illinoisans would enjoy new levels of government transparency within the voting process through legislation recently filed by State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon). HB 2726 would create the Taxpayer Advocate and…

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Rep. Demmer Rejects Partisan Minimum Wage Bill

On Thursday, members of the House of Representatives approved a minimum wage hike that adds significant budgetary pressures to the State of Illinois budget. Republican lawmakers, many of whom asked…

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
Rep. Demmer Urges Spending Restraint and Bipartisanship in Chicago Tonight Interview

Deputy House Minority Leader Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) joined House Majority Leader Greg Harris (D-Chicago) on Chicago Tonight this week to discuss Illinois’ budget challenges, the pension crisis, and opportunities for…

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…

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Rep. Tom Demmer to Continue Leadership Roles on Healthcare Committees

When lawmakers return to Springfield this week, Representatives will begin vetting hundreds of bills that have already been filed in the 101st General Assembly. With six years of experience and…

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Representative Tom Demmer Champions Term Limits for Legislative Leaders in Springfield

State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) is a leading sponsor of legislation that would enact term limits for legislative leaders in the General Assembly. HJRCA 12, filed earlier this week in…

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
State and Local Legislative Offices Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Representative Tom Demmer’s legislative office in Rochelle will be closed on Wednesday, January 30, and Thursday, January 31 due to the polar vortex. Messages may still be left at the…