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Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Many New Laws to Affect Businesses in 2015

The Illinois General Assembly approved several bills in 2014 that will add new regulations to businesses. While some of the bills that were approved and signed into law have merit,…

Monday, January 5th, 2015
Drivers to See Many New Transportation Laws in 2015

Of the 200+ new laws that will take effect on Thursday of this week, several will affect drivers and the transportation industry. The new laws include: PA 98-1074 (HB 5326)…

Friday, January 2nd, 2015
Many New Laws Affecting State/Local Government to Take Effect on January 1

Many bills were approved in 2014 and affect units of state and local government. As of January 1, 2015, the following bills will be in effect: PA 98-0894 (HB 4208)…

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
New Laws Will Effect Military/Veterans in 2015

In 2014, the General Assembly approved several bills to assist our veterans, the military, and their families. Those bills were signed into law and include: PA 98-0879 (SB 3255) Eases…

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
Ten New Laws You Should Know About for 2015

More than 200 new laws will take effect in Illinois on January. Several of the new laws affect drivers. Others affect children, their rights and their safety. Several new laws pertain…

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Illinois Mourns the Loss of Judy Baar Topinka

Today is a sad day for Illinois. Please keep Judy Baar Topinka’s family and loved ones in your prayers.

Monday, December 8th, 2014
The Morrison Memo: December 8, 2014

Legislators completed their Veto Session tasks last week, and we are now back in our home districts until we return to Springfield for the Inauguration of the 99th General Assembly…

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Rep. Morrison Urges Citizens to File Official Opposition Slips for SB16

I am extremely concerned about a committee hearing that has been scheduled in Springfield to gather testimony about SB16, a bill that would strip millions away from suburban Cook County…

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Suburban Cook County Lawmakers Partner for SB16 Forum in Arlington Heights

Northwest Suburban Cook County lawmakers joined area superintendents and education experts on October 21 for a Senate Bill 16 Impact Forum at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center in Arlington Heights….

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
The Morrison Memo: October 21, 2014

Metra Chief Calls for 68% Fare Hike over 10-Year Period On October 9, Metra Chairman Martin Oberman presented a proposal to the Metra Board for a 68% fare hike to…