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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Tipsword Selected for Midwest Leadership Fellowship

The Bowhay Institute “annually identifies and assists promising state leaders in the Midwest.”

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Rep. Tipsword: Democrats Pass New Tax-and-Spend Budget

In the early morning hours Wednesday, the majority party in the Illinois House pushed through a $53.1billion, state budget for Fiscal Year 2025, the largest budget in Illinois history. To…

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Tipsword, TIPS Working Group Unveil New Proposals to Restore Law and Order

Rep. Tipsword and fellow members of the House Republican Truth in Public Safety, or TIPS, Working Group, have unveiled a new package of bills they are championing to help restore…

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
January 1 Laws You Should Know About

New Year’s Day 2024 will ring in more than 300 new state laws, Rep. Tipsword said today. “The new laws will cover a wide variety of issues including gun registration…

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Tipsword-Sponsored Bill Will Protect Private Information of Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Legislation sponsored by State Representative Dennis Tipsword will help protect personal information law-abiding gun owners are now required to submit to the state to register certain firearms under Democrats’ new…

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Rep. Tipsword Tapped for Edgar Fellows Class of 2023

40 SELECTED FOR 2023 EDGAR FELLOWS PROGRAM URBANA, IL — In a highly competitive process, forty public policy leaders from across Illinois have been selected for the 2023 class of…

Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Tipsword Launches ReInvest in Kids Petition

Rep. Dennis Tipsword is taking action to prevent the loss of Illinois’ Invest in Kids Scholarship Program at the end of the year. Rep. Tipsword has launched a “Reinvest in…

Friday, June 16, 2023
Rep. Tipsword Brings Traveling Office Hours to Washington and Roanoke

Rep. Tipsword will continue his summer Traveling Office Hours tour on June 22nd in Washington and Roanoke to discuss state issues and other concerns.  “Hosting Traveling Office Hours is the…

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Tipsword Traveling Office Hours Tour Kicks Off on June 1st

Rep. Tipsword will kick off his end-of-session Traveling Office Hours tour on June 1st at two locations in Metamora-Eli’s and the Village Hall-to discuss state issues and other concerns.  “Hosting…

Thursday, May 18, 2023
Tipsword Votes Against Potential McLean County Property Tax Increase

Rep. Tipsword) cast a resounding “no” vote Wednesday on legislation that will raise property taxes for most taxpayers in McLean County by requiring all McLean County property owners to pay…