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Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Rep. Demmer statement on indictment of Speaker Madigan

Deputy House Minority Leader Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) issued the following statement after the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced an indictment of former House Speaker Michael…


Friday, February 25, 2022
Demmer files bill to expand financial disclosure requirements to Executive branch personnel

Deputy House Minority Leader Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) has filed new legislation to strengthen state ethics law by extending the list of whom is required to file quarterly statements of economic…


Thursday, February 24, 2022
Demmer to Introduce Bill to Aid in Ukrainian Refugee Resettlement

As Russia launches a large-scale military invasion of Ukraine, an act of war not seen on the European Continent in a generation, House Republican Deputy Leader Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) has…


Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Rep. Demmer: Demand transparency in State spending of COVID-19 relief funds

Deputy House Minority Leader Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) has filed new legislation to ensure transparency in how Governor Pritzker spends remaining federal COVID-19 relief funds allocated to Illinois under the American…


Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Rep. Demmer responds to Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address

Deputy House Minority Leader Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) puts Governor JB Pritzker’s Budget Address in perspective. Rep. Demmer emphasizes the need for common sense bipartisan solutions to put Illinois on…


Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Rep. Demmer files legislation to combine offices of State Comptroller, Treasurer

Deputy House Minority Leader Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) filed HJRCA 36 today to make state government more efficient and cost effective by eliminating the office of the Comptroller and moving…


Thursday, January 20, 2022
Local businesses invited to participate in Rep. Tom Demmer’s Jobs Fair

Employers in DeKalb, Lee, Ogle, and LaSalle Counties are invited to reserve space to participate in an upcoming Jobs Fair sponsored by Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) and Rep. Jeff Keicher…


Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Demmer & McCombie statement on murder of DCFS Investigator Deidre Silas

Two northwest Illinois legislators who previously sponsored legislation to extend protections to DCFS and Adult Protective Services workers following the heinous murder of DCFS Investigator Pam Knight in Carroll County in…


Thursday, December 23, 2021
Rep. Demmer: New laws effective in the New Year

When the new year arrives on January 1 it will bring with it nearly 300 new laws in Illinois – everything from addressing confidentiality for victims of human trafficking to lowering fees…


Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Rep. Demmer proposes tax relief for Illinois families hard-hit by inflation

With inflation hitting record-levels just as the holidays begin, State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) introduces a plan to provide relief to Illinois families. Click the PLAY button below to watch…