Dixon… State Representative Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) was appointed to the post of House Republican Caucus Chair today, earning him a leadership role in shaping policy for the growing caucus.
Demmer was recently sworn-in to his third term in the Illinois House, where he has quickly gained a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable and thoughtful legislators in the House Republican caucus. Rep. Demmer’s appointment was announced by House Minority Leader Jim Durkin on Tuesday, “Tom Demmer has impressed me as a legislator who hit the ground running,” Leader Durkin said. “In addition to being a very effective legislator for his constituents and parochial interests, Rep. Demmer has been a strong leader in reforming government operations, for improving the jobs climate in our state, and he lends valuable experience to the Illinois House as a health care manager in his professional life. He has earned this opportunity to play a larger role in shaping policy as we continue to reform Illinois and make it a more attractive place for families to thrive.”