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Friday, May 31, 2019
Morrison Votes No on Cannabis Legalization

SPRINGFIELD—Legislation that would legalize recreational cannabis, including those products without limits on THC levels, passed today in the House of Representatives.  The legislation, House Bill 1438, allows for the recreational…


Thursday, May 30, 2019
Morrison Advocates for Taxpayers in Opposing New Tax Rates

SPRINGFIELD—Today the House of Representatives debated the new tax rates that would be implemented under a proposed graduated income tax system, replacing Illinois’ flat tax. The rates in SB687 are…


Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Morrison Opposes Reckless Abortion Legislation

SPRINGFIELD—Today the Illinois House of Representatives passed a 126-page abortion expansion bill after a lengthy debate and bipartisan opposition. SB25 would eliminate reasonable regulations on abortions throughout pregnancy, on abortion staff…


Monday, May 27, 2019
Morrison Votes No on Income Tax Hike

SPRINGFIELD—State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) voted against the graduated income tax proposal today in the House of Representatives when it was presented for debate and a vote. SJRCA1 would remove…


Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Morrison Files Amendment to Protect Taxpayers From Future Tax Increases

SPRINGFIELD— State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) filed a new amendment today requiring a supermajority vote in the House on any future income tax increase proposals. HJRCA 34 will require two-thirds…


Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Morrison Renews Opposition to Pritzker Tax as Investigation Revealed

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) renewed his opposition to Governor JB Pritzker’s progressive tax proposal in light of the federal tax investigation surrounding the Pritzker family. The federal…


Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Morrison Passes Bill to Help Speech Pathologists

SPRINGIFLED – State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) passed legislation yesterday to make it easier for speech pathologists to practice in Illinois schools.  By removing the additional state test required for…


Thursday, March 28, 2019
Rep. Morrison calls for Justice

Springfield… In response to Cook County prosecutors who have decided to drop all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, State Representative Tom Morrison (R – Palatine) is calling for justice to…


Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Morrison on State Budget Address

SPRINGFIELD. . . Today, Governor JB Pritzker delivered the annual budget address to the 101st General Assembly. State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) released the following statement in reaction to the…


Thursday, February 14, 2019
Morrison Opposes Minimum Wage Increase

SPRINGFIELD. . .Today the Illinois House of Representatives passed legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage from $8.25 an hour to $15 an hour statewide. The proposal, SB1, would be…