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Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
VIDEO: Demmer: “If our infrastructure crumbles, our rural economy crumbles with it”
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
VIDEO: Demmer Urges Bipartisan Support of Negotiated Bill Package

Leading up to the Saturday evening votes on a variety of measures that were negotiated by both political parties, State Representative Tom Demmer urged lawmakers not to consider each bill…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
VIDEO: Rep. Demmer Rejects Graduated Income Tax Proposal
Monday, May 27th, 2019
Rep. Demmer Points to Bad Process in Scheduling of SB 25 Hearing

The Illinois Constitution requires that House and Senate committees give reasonable public notice of meetings. Meeting notices must include descriptions of the items to be discussed. The Reproductive Rights Act…

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
VIDEO: Demmer Demands Senate Vote on DCFS Worker Protection Bill
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
A Day in the Life: Rep. Tom Demmer
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Rep. Demmer Denounces Gov. Pritzker’s $3.4 Billion Tax Hike
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
House Republican Leaders Urge Democrats to Balance FY20 Budget Without Tax Increases or Pension Gimmicks

With only 18 session days remaining, members of the General Assembly are working to finalize a budget for Fiscal Year 2020. On Wednesday, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin and Deputy…

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
Demmer: Illinois Ranks Dead Last in Taxpayer Burden
Monday, March 11th, 2019
Rep. Tom Demmer Discusses Graduated Tax, Firearms Background Checks on Capitol Connection

State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) and State Senator Michael Hastings (D-Tinley Park) recently sat down with Capitol Connection’s Mark Maxwell to discuss Governor Pritzker’s proposal for a graduated income tax,…