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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July 19, 2016

State Senator Wants Illinois To Allow Local Assault Weapon Bans

CHICAGO (CBS) — A north suburban state lawmaker is moving forward with her push to get the state to allow local governments to decide if they want to ban assault weapons. State Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) said, based on the past two months alone, with the destruction wrought across the U.S. by assault weapons, local communities have to be given …

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