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Thursday, May 2, 2024
Honoring Fallen Heroes

“Today was a bittersweet day. I was proud to stand with my law enforcement brothers and sisters from across the state to remember the heroes who have made the ultimate…

Friday, April 12, 2024
After 6 Months of SAFE-T Act, Illinois Families LESS Safe

Six months after the full implementation of the cashless bail, and other provisions, of the Illinois SAFE-T Act, Illinois residents are finding themselves anything but safe. This week, Rep. Tipsword…

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Tipsword: Current Safe-T-Act Provisions Responsible for Release of Man Charged with Reckless Homicide in Deputy’s Death

Rep. Dennis Tipsword today made the following statement on the pretrial release of a subject charged with reckless homicide and DUI in the death of Dekalb County Sheriff’s Deputy Christina…

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
New Budget-New Migrant Spending

“Governor Pritzker just proposed the largest budget in state history – $52.7 billion. He and legislative Democrats are preparing to spend hundreds of millions more of YOUR taxpayer dollars on…

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
New Criminal Justice Bill Further Endangers our Communities

Rep. Tipsword, who also serves as Chief Deputy in the Woodford County Sheriff’s Department, today discussed how dangerous a new Democrat-sponsored criminal justice “reform” measure could be for our communities….

Monday, October 9, 2023
We Stand With Israel

We stand in solidarity with Israel and extend our deepest condolences for all the innocent lives lost in the heinous acts of violence carried out by Hamas terrorists. Pray for…

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Rep. Tipsword: Cash Bail Elimination Ruling is a Blow to the Safety of Our Communities

By a vote of 5-2 the Illinois Supreme Court today sided with legislative Democrats supporting the elimination of cash bail for violent offenders in Illinois. State Representative Dennis Tipsword, a…

Saturday, May 27, 2023
Rep. Tipsword: Democrat Budget Doubles Down on Disastrous Policies

In the early morning hours Saturday Rep. Dennis Tipsword (R-Metamora) voted against the $50 billion, 4,000 page spending plan put together behind closed doors by Democrat legislative leaders. Rep. Tipsword…

Friday, May 5, 2023
Law Enforcement Memorial Day

Thursday was a somber day at the Capitol as law enforcement from across the state traveled to Springfield for the annual memorial ceremony to mourn and to honor those who…

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Rep. Tipsword: Anything Less than Fair and Honest Representation is Completely Unacceptable

A Federal Jury today found all defendants in the “Com-Ed Four” corruption trial guilty of bribery-related charges. Rep. Tipsword (R-Metamora) released the following statement: “Today’s verdict is only the beginning….