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Monday, June 27, 2016
The Morrison Memo: June 27, 2016

Speaker Madigan Once Again Cancels Session; General Assembly to Meet This Week After the House and Senate failed to enact a budget bill for FY17 prior to the their May…


Friday, June 3, 2016
The Morrison Memo: June 3, 2016

IL to Enter Second Straight Year Without a State Budget When it became evident that a balanced budget deal was not going to brought to the House floor prior to…


Friday, June 3, 2016
Representative Tom Morrison to Offer Free Self-Defense and Self-Awareness Class

State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) will partner with J.P. Wood Martial Arts America on Thursday, June 30 for self-defense and self-awareness class for females ages 13 and up. The class…


Thursday, June 2, 2016
Republican Lawmakers Urge Mautino to Step Aside While Investigation Continues

State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) joined a group of Illinois lawmakers today who urged Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino to voluntarily take an unpaid leave of absence while numerous investigations…


Tuesday, May 24, 2016
VIDEO: Rep. Morrison: We Need Transparency with Public Bargaining Agreements

State Representative Tom Morrison recently sat down with Ellee Pai Hong of Comcast Newsmakers and discussed his support of a measure that would require a light of transparency to be…


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…