September 28, 2016

Morrison Earns Endorsement of Educators

DEERFIELD – State Senator Julie Morrison has earned the endorsement of three organizations that represent teachers in Illinois: Illinois Federation of Teachers, Illinois Retired Teachers Association, and Illinois Education Association. “The teachers of IFT are proud to endorse Senator Julie Morrison,” said IFT President Daniel J. Montgomery. “She has been a tireless advocate for Illinois teachers and staff working to …

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September 21, 2016

Morrison Endorsed by First Responders

DEERFIELD – State Senator Julie Morrison has earned the endorsement of the Associated Firefighters of Illinois. The Associated Firefighters of Illinois is the state’s foremost authority on, and advocate for, issues related to professional fire fighters and EMS providers. “Senator Julie Morrison has been a strong ally of all firefighters in Illinois. She has stood by us and made sure …

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August 5, 2016

Morrison: Governor’s veto hurts seniors and people with disabilities

DEERFIELD, IL – State Senator Julie Morrison, Chair of the Illinois General Assembly’s Special Needs caucus, expressed frustration over Governor Rauner’s veto of legislation (HB4351) that would have protected seniors and people with disabilities. The bill legislatively kept the determination of need (DON) score threshold low. The DON score determines how much state aid seniors and individual with disabilities can …

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July 20, 2016

Morrison disappointed by Circuit Court decision on Independent Maps Initiative

DEERFIELD – Senator Julie Morrison expressed her disappointment in today’s Cook County Circuit Court ruling that the Independent Maps initiative did not meet the constitutional requirements for a referendum question in November. This grass roots effort was signed by over 500,000 Illinois Residents. “There needs to be a change,” said Senator Julie Morrison. “The status quo, having elected officials draw …

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