May 16, 2018

Morrison talks tax deductions, redistricting at town hall

Legislation that would allow Illinois taxpayers to deduct more of their state and local taxes on their federal income returns is working its way through the State Senate after it cruised through the Illinois House of Representatives April 18. The State and Local Tax Deduction Act was one of several issues state Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) discussed with constituents during …

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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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October 7, 2016

Morrison endorsed by G-PAC, receives “F” Grade from the NRA

DEERFIELD, IL – Longtime gun control advocate Illinois Senator Julie Morrison spoke on her ratings from gun groups. Morrison was endorsed by the Gun Violence Prevention PAC (G-PAC) of Illinois and received an “F” grade from the National Rifle Association (NRA). I’m very proud to be endorsed by G-PAC,” said Morrison. “They are a strong ally in the fight against …

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October 5, 2016

Chicago Tribune Endorses Senator Julie Morrison

DEERFIELD – On Friday September 30th the Chicago Tribune released it endorsements for state senate races in Illinois. The Chicago Tribune Editorial Board endorsed Senator Julie Morrison for election to the 29th Legislative District. “29th District: Incumbent Sen. Julie Morrison, D-Deerfield, has represented the district since 2013 and has proven to be an independent thinker,” wrote the editorial Board. “She …

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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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