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Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Links regarding the Great Lakes Basin Project

Links regarding the Great Lakes Basin Project:  Schedule of Public Scoping Meetings: http://www.tomdemmer.org/p/great-lakes-basin-rail-project-updates.html  Link for Great Lakes Basin project website:  www.greatlakesbasin.net Summary of STB Process for new railroad construction projects:  https://www.stb.dot.gov/stb/public/resources_construct.html Summary of Environmental…


Thursday, March 3, 2016
Democrats Adjourn, Despite No Budget Compromise

Illinois House Republicans, furious about the lack of a state budget and seemingly empty session calendar thus far this year, challenged House Democrat leadership today to not adjourn as scheduled…


Thursday, March 3, 2016
Rep. Demmer – “Don’t Call this Bill a Compromise”

State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) speaks out against legislation funding that bypassed the legislative process overnight. Watch below.


Thursday, January 28, 2016
Rep. Demmer Encouraged by State of the State Address

State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) reacts to Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State address…


Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Rep. Demmer Supports New Spending Proposal for Higher Education

Spends approximately $1.68 billion of general funds SPRINGFIELD – As legislators in Springfield continue to work to find a bipartisan solution to the budget impasse, State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon)…


Monday, January 25, 2016
Rep. Demmer Serves as Principal for a Day

Stillman Valley… As part of the program to allow elected officials to understand educational needs for Illinois students, State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) was invited to be “Principal for a…


Friday, January 15, 2016
Rep. Demmer and Young Legislative Leaders Launch “Future Caucus”

Bipartisan group will focus on building consensus on 21st-century issues platform   Chicago… On Friday, State Representative and Future Caucus co-chair Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) joined other young colleagues in the…


Monday, January 4, 2016
Rep. Demmer Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates Task Force Issue Final Report to Governor

Dixon… Today, the Local Government Consolidation and Unfunded Mandates Task Force issued its final report to Governor Rauner. State Representative and Task Force member Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) issued the following…


Wednesday, December 30, 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 17, 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…