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Thursday, September 9, 2021
Rep. Demmer statement on House passage of energy bill

Deputy House Minority Leader Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) issued the following statement after the Illinois House of Representatives voted Thursday to approve energy legislation, Senate Bill 2408: “There was broad…


Tuesday, August 31, 2021
73 vs. 12+ Million: Rep. Demmer explains core flaw of partisan redistricting bill

State Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) speaks during House Floor debate on August 31 in opposition to Senate Bill 927, excoriating the secretive, self-serving process conducted by House Democrats to produce…


Monday, August 2, 2021
Demmer, Stewart, Rezin & Welter call for swift action to preserve Illinois’ energy infrastructure, including Byron and Dresden plants

Deputy Senate Republican Leader Sue Rezin (R-Morris) and State Senator Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) along with Deputy House Republican Leader Tom Demmer (R-Dixon), and House Republican Conference Chair Leader David Welter…


Thursday, July 1, 2021
Employment Readiness Webinar on July 28 – Register Today!

State Representatives Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, and Jeff Keicher, R-Sycamore, are hosting a FREE virtual Employment Readiness Webinar presented by Kishwaukee Community College from 9:30am – 11:30am on Wednesday, July 28….


Monday, June 28, 2021
Rep. Demmer files legislation to block state GPS tracking of vehicles

Deputy House Minority Leader Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) filed new legislation in the Illinois House of Representatives today that would prohibit the state from enacting digital license plates on vehicles registered…


Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Rep. Demmer: Gov. Pritzker chooses politics over people amid state budget flaws

State Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) exposes flaws in the FY22 state budget enacted by Democrats on a party line vote and Gov. Pritzker’s failure to correct the problems using his…


Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Rep. Demmer on lack of transparency, misplaced priorities in state budget

State Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) recaps the FY22 state budget approved by Democrats during the waning hours of the spring legislative session on May 31. The new budget includes over…


Monday, May 31, 2021
Rep. Demmer: Democrats’ budget full of pork spending, tax hikes on job creators

State Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) speaks during debate on the FY22 state budget; demonstrating the lack of transparency, a range of tax hikes targeting employers, capital project spending for Democrat-only districts…


Friday, May 28, 2021
Rep. Demmer exposes flaws in Dem-led remap process

State Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) reacts to the inaccurate data sources used to draw new legislative maps and the lack of transparency on the part of Democrats on the Redistricting…


Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Demmer calls out culture of corruption in Illinois; urges ethics reform

State Rep. Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) reacts to the indictment of Tim Mapes, former House Clerk and Chief of Staff to House Speaker Michael J. Madigan on federal charges of perjury…