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…

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
The Morrison Memo: February 10, 2015

State of the State Address Takes Aim at Laws that Swell Taxes, Government Spending Last week, on Wednesday, February 4, Governor Bruce Rauner presented his first State of the State…

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Representative Tom Morrison Responds to Governor Rauner’s State of the State Address

In response to Governor Bruce Rauner’s State of the State Address on Wednesday, State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has issued the following statement: “I thought Governor Rauner did a nice…

Monday, February 2, 2015
Rep. Morrison to Serve as Republican Spokesman of Three Influential House Committees

A strong advocate for pension reform in Illinois, State Representative Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) has been selected to serve as the Republican Spokesman for the House Personnel & Pensions Committee. “Real…

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Many New Laws to Affect Businesses in 2015

The Illinois General Assembly approved several bills in 2014 that will add new regulations to businesses. While some of the bills that were approved and signed into law have merit,…