April 21, 2018

Senate introduces bills to fast-track bump stock ban

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS) — Bump stocks are back up for debate in the General Assembly after the original bill hit a road block. House Bill 1467, which would ban bump stocks and trigger cranks, already passed both chambers. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, isn’t happy about an amendment made in the Senate. Moylan said the changes water …

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April 21, 2018

Remap proponents trying to get issue before voters, but it’s not looking good

Proponents of changing the way Illinois draws political maps had their moment Wednesday, but they appear no closer to getting the issue before voters. Proposed constitutional amendments have been introduced in both the House and Senate that would take the remapping process away from politicians and put it in the hands of an independent commission. Senate leaders allowed proponents of …

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November 2, 2016

State Senator Julie Morrison earns Chicago Sun-times Endorsement

DEERFIELD – On October 18th, The Chicago Sun-times announced its endorsement of State Senator Julie Morrison for the 29th District State Senate race. This is the third major newspaper endorsement earned by Morrison during the election. “Independent-minded and hardworking Julie A. Morrison has the ability to see issues from the perspectives of both parties….Here’s just one reason we endorse Morrison: …

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November 2, 2016

Senator Dick Durbin visits 29th District to Support Julie Morrison

DEERFIELD – On Thursday October 27th, Senator Dick Durbin visited State Senator Julie Morrison’s campaign office to show his support for her re-election. Senator Durbin visited briefly with over 30 volunteers who came in to help that morning. Senator Durbin had high praise for the volunteers. “It was great to see so many people who were willing to share their …

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October 17, 2016

State Senator Julie Morrison earns Daily Herald Endorsement

DEERFIELD – On Wednesday October 5th, The Daily Herald announced its endorsement of State Senator Julie Morrison for the 29th District State Senate race. This is the second major newspaper endorsement earned by Morrison during the election. “Democrat Julie Morrison, of Deerfield, has shown herself to be a conscientious, hard-working and independent voice in Springfield. She was one of only …

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