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Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
New Laws Will Effect Military/Veterans in 2015

In 2014, the General Assembly approved several bills to assist our veterans, the military, and their families. Those bills were signed into law and include: PA 98-0879 (SB 3255) Eases…

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
Ten New Laws You Should Know About for 2015

More than 200 new laws will take effect in Illinois on January. Several of the new laws affect drivers. Others affect children, their rights and their safety. Several new laws pertain…

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Illinois Mourns the Loss of Judy Baar Topinka

Today is a sad day for Illinois. Please keep Judy Baar Topinka’s family and loved ones in your prayers.

Monday, December 8th, 2014
The Morrison Memo: December 8, 2014

Legislators completed their Veto Session tasks last week, and we are now back in our home districts until we return to Springfield for the Inauguration of the 99th General Assembly…

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Rep. Morrison Urges Citizens to File Official Opposition Slips for SB16

I am extremely concerned about a committee hearing that has been scheduled in Springfield to gather testimony about SB16, a bill that would strip millions away from suburban Cook County…

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Suburban Cook County Lawmakers Partner for SB16 Forum in Arlington Heights

Northwest Suburban Cook County lawmakers joined area superintendents and education experts on October 21 for a Senate Bill 16 Impact Forum at the Metropolis Performing Arts Center in Arlington Heights….

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
The Morrison Memo: October 21, 2014

Metra Chief Calls for 68% Fare Hike over 10-Year Period On October 9, Metra Chairman Martin Oberman presented a proposal to the Metra Board for a 68% fare hike to…

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Rep. Morrison to Join Lawmakers for SB16 Impact Forum

State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) will join Senator Matt Murphy (R-Palatine) and State Representative David Harris (R-Mt. Prospect) on October 21 for a public forum on Senate Bill 16, a…

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Rep. Morrison Posts On-Line Petition Against SB16

State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has posted an on-line petition in opposition of Senate Bill 16, a bill that would strip millions away from hundreds of Illinois school districts and…

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Rep. Tom Morrison Chosen as “Guardian of Small Business” by Independent Business Owners’ Group

State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has been chosen as a recipient of the “Guardian of Small Business” award from the National Federation of Independent Businesses/Illinois (NFIB). The award, given out…