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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Demmer, Keicher release statement on Project Ventus announcement

DeKalb….State Representatives Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) and Jeff Keicher (R-Sycamore) issued the following statement today upon the announcement that Facebook will build a new data center that will move into a…


Friday, June 26, 2020
House Republicans Appointed to Budget Oversight Commission

Springfield, IL…Illinois House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) appointed four members of the House Republican Caucus to the Legislative Budget Oversight Commission. The Commission will monitor budget management actions…


Friday, June 5, 2020
Demmer Calls For Real Small Business Support

When Governor JB Pritzker issued his first stay-at-home order more than two months ago, he told small businesses that assistance was available through the Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program administered…


Sunday, May 24, 2020
Video: Rep. Demmer speaks against Democrats’ unbalanced budget, ceding of spending authority to Pritzker

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Allow Local Leaders to Create “Regional Plan” for COVID-19

Across Illinois, private citizens, healthcare professionals, business owners, and government officials are offering thoughts and input on how to address both the public health emergency and the economic crisis we’re…


Thursday, April 23, 2020
Changes to the Stay-at-Home Order, Effective May 1

The following is from Governor Pritzker: Lifting mitigation measures is only possible with widespread availability and access to COVID-19 testing, tracing and treatment. The data show that if the state…


Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Three Ideas for the Next Phase

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders around the world have been forced to make decisions based on the best information available at that time. Some guidance was common…


Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Rep. Demmer Encourages Local Photographers, Artists and Creative Organizations to Apply for Relief Funding

Dixon – State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) is encouraging local photographers, artists and creative organizations to apply for Coronavirus relief funding through Arts for Illinois. “The Coronavirus pandemic has put…


Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Rep. Demmer Urges Small Businesses & Non-Profits to Submit Information to DCEO for Access to SBA Economic Injury Loans

Dixon – State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) is urging small businesses and non-profits to submit information to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) concerning how the COVID-19…


Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Rep. Demmer Introduces Legislation to Create Teacher Mentor Grants for School Districts Statewide

Dixon – State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) has introduced legislation authorizing the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to create a revised grant funding structure for teacher mentors to ensure…