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Monday, August 10th, 2015
Rep. Morrison Urges Approval of Stop Gap Federal Funding Measure with No Amendments

Today in Chicago, a joint meeting of the Appropriations-General Services and Appropriations-Human Services committees was held to discuss SB2042, a measure that would allow nearly $5 billion in federal funds…

Friday, August 7th, 2015
Rep. Morrison Invites Citizens to Attend O’Hare Noise and New Runway Public Meetings

I would like to invite you to attend one of the four upcoming public meetings about the new runways and noise concerns around O’Hare Airport. You may have read about…

Monday, August 3rd, 2015
Rep. Morrison’s Bill to Increase Frequency of Pension System Actuarial Studies Signed into Law

A bill sponsored by State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) that will increase the frequency of actuarial reviews of the State’s five public pension systems was signed into law today by…

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
Rep. Tom Morrison Supports Rauner Veto of Automatic Pay Increases for Elected Officials

In May I voted against a Democrat-sponsored bill that would guarantee automatic cost of living adjustments (COLA) for members of the General Assembly and state-wide office holders. Unfortunately, in spite…

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
The Morrison Memo: June 3, 2015

Session May 31 Deadline Passes with No Budget Agreement The May 31 session adjournment date came and went on Sunday with no consensus on a 2016 budget. A Democrat spending…

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
Palatine Village Manager Visits State Capitol

It was nice to see Palatine Village Manager Reid Ottesen in Springfield this week.

Friday, May 15th, 2015
Rep. Morrison Releases Statement on Democrat Decision to Treat Property Tax Relief as a Game

House Republicans have worked for years to provide Illinoisans with much-needed property tax relief, and in most instances those bills have been blocked from advancing to the House floor. In…

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
Rep. Morrison Explains House Republicans’ “Present” Votes

At a time when legislators should be working in a bipartisan manner to create the FY16 budget, House Democrats have been making a mockery of the legislative process. Rather than…

Monday, May 11th, 2015
VIDEO: Rep. Morrison Talks About Pension Ruling on Chicago Tonight

On Friday, May 8, just hours after the IL Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling that the General Assembly’s 2013 Pension Reform Bill is unconstitutional, State Representative Tom Morrison sat…

Friday, May 8th, 2015
Rep. Morrison Responds to IL Supreme Court Decision that 2013 Pension Reform Law is Unconstitutional

In response to today’s Illinois Supreme Court rejection of Illinois’ 2013 pension reform law on grounds that it is unconstitutional, State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has issued the following statement:…