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Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
More Than 200 New Laws Take Effect in Illinois on January 1

With the arrival of the new year comes a series of new laws enacted by the State of Illinois. This year, over 200 new laws will take effect on January…

Thursday, December 14th, 2017
Heat and Energy Bill Assistance Available to Low-Income Households through LIHEAP

Illinois’ Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps eligible low-income households pay for winter energy services. The program’s heat and electric assistance is a one-time benefit payment per heating…

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
How Well Do You Know Your Illinois History? Take This Quiz to Find Out!

With the year-long Bicentennial celebration underway, let’s find out just how much you know about Illinois’ history. Take this quiz and learn how much you know about Illinois’ past. Click…

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Toll-Free Helpline Launched to Address Opioid Crisis

A statewide helpline has been launched to provide immediate assistance for those impacted by addiction to opioids and other substances. The helpline can be accessed free of charge by dialing…

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
State Representative Tom Morrison Earns High Ranking on Manufacturing Industry’s 2017 Legislative Scorecard

On the heels of being named a “Taxpayer Friend” for earning a perfect score on the Illinois Tax Survey compiled by Taxpayers United of America, Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has…

Monday, December 4th, 2017
The Morrison Memo: December 4, 2017

Cook County Soda Pop Tax Repeal Takes Effect When members of the Cook County Board implemented a one cent per ounce tax on sweetened beverages, the pushback from taxpayers was…

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Rep. Morrison Earns Perfect Score on Tax Survey by Taxpayers United of America

State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) is one of only three lawmakers in the Illinois General Assembly who have earned a perfect score on the Illinois Tax Survey compiled by Taxpayers…

Monday, November 27th, 2017
Giving Tuesday Offers Opportunities for End-of-Year Charitable Donations

This Tuesday, November 28 is Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving to worthwhile charitable organizations across the state, nation and globe. Celebrated annually on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Giving…

Monday, November 27th, 2017
Small Business Administration Approves Assistance Request for Lake, McHenry, Cook Flood Victims

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved the State of Illinois’ request for assistance to help people and businesses in northeastern Illinois recover from severe storms and floods that…

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
A Thanksgiving Message from State Representative Tom Morrison

As we pause to celebrate Thanksgiving with family, friends and other loved ones, State Representative Tom Morrison wishes all Illinoisans a very happy and safe Thanksgiving. Click here to watch…