Friday, May 8, 2015
Rep. Morrison Responds to IL Supreme Court Decision that 2013 Pension Reform Law is Unconstitutional

In response to today’s Illinois Supreme Court rejection of Illinois’ 2013 pension reform law on grounds that it is unconstitutional, State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has issued the following statement:…

Friday, May 1, 2015
Morrison Visits with Crew of New USS Illinois Submarine

In June of this year, the first naval vessel since 1897 which carries the State of Illinois’ name will launch from a harbor in Connecticut. On April 29, State Representative…

Thursday, April 30, 2015
Rep. Morrison Responds to Restoration of Funds for Human Service Agencies for Balance of FY15

In response to the decision today by Governor Bruce Rauner to restore the $26 million in cuts that had previously been announced for Illinois human service agencies, State Representative Tom…

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Supporters of Home Schooling Lobby in Springfield

On April 30, supporters of Home Schooling were in Springfield to talk with legislators. I’m shown here with the Dimoulis family. They are a part of the Christian Home Educators…

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Parks Advocates Visit IL Capitol

On April 28th, supporters of Illinois parks came to Springfield for Park District Lobby Day. Representatives from the Hoffman Estates Park District had a nice display in the Capitol rotunda….

Friday, April 24, 2015
Palatine Jaycees Visit Springfield

It was a pleasure spending time in Springfield with Lindsay Karlin and Joanne Rinaldo of the Palatine Jaycees. We had a nice conversation about the Jaycees and the good work…

Monday, March 30, 2015
OP-ED: Illinois Needs Long-Term Solutions to Pension Crisis

Illinois’ budget troubles cannot be understated. The state’s daunting $110 billion unfunded pension obligation severely limits the state’s ability to meet its annual education, public safety, transportation, and Medicaid costs,…

Monday, March 16, 2015
The Morrison Memo: March 16, 2015

Spring Session Well Underway in SpringfieldThe General Assembly is fast-approaching the midway point of the 2015 Spring Session. The bill filing deadline was Friday, February 27, and by the close…

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Morrison Bill to Increase Frequency of Pension System Actuarial Studies Passes Unanimously in IL House

A bill that would increase the frequency of actuarial reviews of the State’s five public pension systems was approved unanimously in the Illinois House on Thursday. According to the bill’s…

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Rep. Morrison Responds to Rauner Budget Address

In response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s Wednesday Budget Address, State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has issued the following statement:   “I applaud the Governor for presenting a balanced budget plan that protects…