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Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
New Laws for a New Year

On January 1, 237 new laws will take effect in Illinois. Unfortunately, a balanced budget is not among them. Several of the new laws affect children, veterans and the elderly….

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
DCFS Director Visits Rochelle During Fall Tour

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director George H. Sheldon made a stop in Rochelle on Tuesday. State Representative Tom Demmer and Director Sheldon discussed several issues…

Friday, November 13th, 2015
IDOT Secretary Discusses Illinois’ Transportation Outlook in Rochelle

State Representative Tom Demmer hosted IDOT Secretary Randall Blakenhorn at Rochelle City Hall on November 13. The public meeting was to update local officials on current projects and future plans…

Monday, September 28th, 2015
Senior Fair in Dixon to be Hosted by Rep. Tom Demmer

Dixon… State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) will be hosting his free Senior Fair on Friday, October 2 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Post House Ballroom, 100 West Second Street…

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Summer Reading Program Participants Celebrate with Ice Cream

State Representative Tom Demmer’s (R-Dixion) Summer Super Readers ended the year with an ice cream party and received recognition for their achievements from the State of Illinois.  Grade-schoolers who live…

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
Rep. Demmer Thanks Illinois Director of Agriculture for Visiting the 90th District

State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) hosted the new Illinois Director of Agriculture at the Ogle County Farm Bureau this past Monday. Director Philip Nelson talked about the department’s initiatives and…

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
Congressman Kinzinger to Host Traveling Office Hours at Rep. Demmer’s Office

The Office of Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-Channahon) will be coming to State Representative Tom Demmer’s (R-Dixon) office in Rochelle as part of the Congressman’s traveling office hours. Staffers will be…

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
CMS Issues Budget Impasse FAQ’s for State Employees

  FAQs for Budget Situation   We understand state employees have questions on how their benefits will be impacted as the state budget is no longer in place beginning July…

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
Update and Helpful Information for Tornado Victims

The American Red Cross (ARC) has opened a shelter in Sublette for people affected by the severe weather last night. The ARC shelter is located at the Ellice Dinges Center…

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
Democrats Approve Unbalanced Budget

Spending Exceeds Revenue by $4 Billion Springfield… Illinois House Democrats introduced and passed components of their $36 billion dollar FY16 budget proposal today. State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) released the…