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Thursday, March 28th, 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…

Thursday, February 14th, 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…

Friday, February 8th, 2019
The Morrison Report: February 7th

Check out The Morrison Report for updates on important topics discussed in Springfield this week, including: the $15 minimum wage, a proposed income tax increase, my committee assignments and more:

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Morrison Appointed Spokesperson for Two House Committees

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) announces his committee assignments for the 101st General Assembly. Representative Morrison was named the Republican Spokesperson for two key House Committees: Appropriations-General Services,…

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
Morrison Responds to Newly Adopted House Rules for the 101st GA

SPRINGFIELD – In one of the first legislative actions of the Illinois House of Representatives in the 101st General Assembly, lawmakers voted on House Rules, which will govern operations in…

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Preparing for Cold Temperatures, Winter Weather

With temperatures reaching record lows in Illinois, it is important to take winter weather warnings seriously. The extreme cold weather is incredibly dangerous, and can be life threatening. Those particularly…

Friday, January 25th, 2019
Morrison Backing Property Tax Reform Effort for Cook County

PALATINE…State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) recently filed legislation to ensure fair distribution of resources to help improve the property tax appeal process in Cook County. Representative Morrison’s legislative district encompasses…

Friday, January 11th, 2019
SNAP Benefits Will Continue Through February During Federal Shutdown

  The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) announced today that February Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will be funded through the end of February, but they will be…

Friday, January 11th, 2019
Morrison Begins Fifth Term in House of Representatives

SPRINGFIELD. . .State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) was sworn into office to begin his fifth term serving the 54th Legislative District of Illinois. A special inauguration ceremony held at the…

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
New Year, New Laws

With the arrival of the New Year comes a series of new laws enacted by the State of Illinois. This year, 253 new laws have taken effect as of January…