Dixon State Representative Tom Demmer is now the number two man in the Illinois House Republican Caucus. House Minority Leader Jim Durkin named Demmer as Deputy House Minority Leader last week. Demmer is serving his third term in the Illinois House.
He wants to continue to push for property tax relief, worker's compensation reform, and to allow voters to consolidate local government to reduce their taxes. Demmer also signed Governor Rauner’s “People’s Pledge” to promote term limits and oppose longtime Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan. When asked if he’d step down if no term limit law was enacted:
Demmer says he’s proud of the work done by the Republican House Caucus. He represents the 90th House District.