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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Illinois Driver’s Licenses are Changing; What You Need to Know

This week, the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office announced a change to Illinois driver’s licenses and ID cards designed to protect against identity theft and to bring Illinois closer to…


Friday, May 13, 2016
Rep. Morrison and Senator Murphy Issue Statement on District 15 Teacher Contract

A Message to District 15 from State Sen. Matt Murphy and Rep. Tom Morrison Together, we implore this Board to reconsider its plan to approve this controversial contract that has…


Monday, May 2, 2016
The Morrison Memo: May 2, 2016

Governor Signs Bipartisan Higher Education Bill In a rare showing of bipartisanship in Springfield on April 22, the House and Senate approved SB 2059, which provided $600 million in emergency…


Monday, April 4, 2016
EDITORIAL: Bi-Partisan Legislation Provides Compromise for Bathroom/Locker Room Use at Schools

By State Rep. Tom Morrison and State Rep. Mary Flowers It may surprise many parents and students to learn that schools are now granting students access to restrooms and locker…


Monday, March 21, 2016
The Morrison Memo: March 21, 2016

Record Number of Illinois Voters Participate in Primary Election Illinoisans came out in large numbers last Tuesday to have their voices heard in the March 15 Primary Election. Early voting…


Thursday, March 3, 2016
Rep. Morrison on Unsuccessful SB 2043 Veto Override: We Cannot Provide Students who Rely on MAP Grants with False Hope

Today an attempt in the Illinois House to override Governor Rauner’s veto of SB 2043 failed in a 69-48-1 vote. Seventy-one votes were needed for a successful override. The bill…


Monday, February 29, 2016
The Morrison Memo: February 29, 2016

Legislators are back in Springfield this week. We are scheduled to spend some time on the House floor Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, but most of our time will be spent…


Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Rep. Morrison Discusses Need for HB 4474

State Representative Tom Morrison recently filed legislation that would add clarity to the Illinois School Code with regard to locker room and bathroom usage. HB 4474 would require schools to…


Thursday, January 28, 2016
Rep. Morrison Applauds Governor Rauner’s Efficiency Initiatives

Following Governor Rauner’s State of the State Address yesterday in Springfield, State Representative Tom Morrison filmed a video response. You can watch the response by clicking here.


Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Representative Tom Morrison Responds to the Governor’s State of the State Address

In response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State address today in Springfield, State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has issued the following statement: “I appreciated Governor Rauner’s renewed commitment…