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Thursday, March 3rd, 2016
Rep. Morrison on Unsuccessful SB 2043 Veto Override: We Cannot Provide Students who Rely on MAP Grants with False Hope

Today an attempt in the Illinois House to override Governor Rauner’s veto of SB 2043 failed in a 69-48-1 vote. Seventy-one votes were needed for a successful override. The bill…

Monday, February 29th, 2016
The Morrison Memo: February 29, 2016

Legislators are back in Springfield this week. We are scheduled to spend some time on the House floor Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, but most of our time will be spent…

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
Rep. Morrison Discusses Need for HB 4474

State Representative Tom Morrison recently filed legislation that would add clarity to the Illinois School Code with regard to locker room and bathroom usage. HB 4474 would require schools to…

Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Rep. Morrison Applauds Governor Rauner’s Efficiency Initiatives

Following Governor Rauner’s State of the State Address yesterday in Springfield, State Representative Tom Morrison filmed a video response. You can watch the response by clicking here.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
Representative Tom Morrison Responds to the Governor’s State of the State Address

In response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State address today in Springfield, State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has issued the following statement: “I appreciated Governor Rauner’s renewed commitment…

Monday, January 25th, 2016
The Morrison Memo: January 25, 2016

Morrison Files Bill to Protect Privacy for All Students On January 20, I filed important legislation that seeks to clarify the Illinois School Code with regard to bathroom and locker…

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
The Morrison Memo: December 22, 2015

Objective and Fair Standard Needed for School Bathroom and Locker Room Use Palatine-based Township High School District 211 became the center of a national civil rights debate recently when a…

Thursday, December 17th, 2015
The Morrison Memo: December 15, 2015

Legislative Leaders Continue to Meet with Governor Governor Bruce Rauner has met three times in as many weeks with the four legislative leaders to discuss the budget impasse, and while…

Monday, November 2nd, 2015
The Morrison Memo: November 2, 2015

Governor Rauner to Chair Public Meeting with Legislative Leaders on November 18 As Illinois enters its fifth month without an approved budget in place, an announcement was made last week…

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
VIDEO: Rep. Morrison Reports on State Budget Impasse