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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…


Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Rep. Demmer Introduces, Co-Sponsors Legislation to Lower the Cost of Health Care and Prescription Drugs

Springfield – State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) is introducing and co-sponsoring two pieces of legislation aimed towards lowering the cost of health care and prescription drugs. “The rising cost of…


Thursday, February 20, 2020
Podcast: Demmer, McCombie, Spain reject budget based on hypothetical revenue

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Video: Rep. Demmer, House Republicans Call for No New Taxes, Spending Restraint in FY21 Budget

State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) participated in a press conference with House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) and other members of House Republican leadership to discuss their Fiscal Year…


Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Rep. Demmer Responds to Gov. Pritzker’s Budget Address, Calls for No New Taxes, Spending Restraint in FY21 Budget

Springfield – Today, Governor J.B. Pritzker gave his second annual budget address. State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) responded to the governor’s remarks. “The General Assembly has some work to do,”…


Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Your Care Can’t Wait! Coalition: Illinois Patients Waiting Too Long For Medical Care

Prior authorization processes need significant reform to reduce delays, increase transparency and protect patients. Springfield, IL – Newly proposed legislation offers a solution to patients frustrated by unneeded delays in…