News

Saturday, June 29, 2019
New Laws Effective July 1st

There are quite a few laws that will take effect starting July 1st in Illinois. Below is a list of the new changes to our current law: Increased Penalties for…


Wednesday, June 12, 2019
End of Session Newsletter

As a busy legislative session has concluded in the House of Representatives, I wanted to give you an update of just what major initiatives moved during the final month of…


Monday, April 8, 2019
News from State Representative Tom Morrison

As we head into another week of legislative session in Springfield, I wanted to give you an update of news you should know about from the Capitol, and in our…


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…


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…


Friday, February 8, 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 5, 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 30, 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 29, 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 25, 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…