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June 14, 2018
boy

State Sen. Julie Morrison, a Democrat from Deerfield, called for a public hearing after a ProPublica Illinois investigation revealed that children in the care of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services are confined to psychiatric…


June 14, 2018
hearing aid

“Hunter provided really what is first-hand experience of what it’s like to be a child and not able to hear, and how important it was for him to be able to have a hearing aid,” said Sen. Julie Morrison, who sponsored the bill in the Senate.


June 7, 2018
cigarettes

Illinois Sen. Julie Morrison said she agreed to sponsor the statewide bill after she was approached by Catalyst Club members, who shared how they were worried about their friends’ smoking habits.

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June 6, 2018
Illinois state capitol building

 “Our budget reflects the values of our state. It increases investment in public education and early childhood services. It protects vital funding for programs serving individuals with disabilities. It makes reasonable cuts to increase…


June 6, 2018
Metra train

State Sens. Daniel Biss and Julie Morrison (D-29th) filed legislation (Senate Resolution 1746) citing the Amtrak Hiawatha project and calling for a full environmental impact statement and study of freight impacts on communities where new tracks…


May 21, 2018
nurse

The Illinois Health and Hospital Association is balking at the Jan. 1, 2021, deadline. So Senate sponsor Julie Morrison, D-Deerfield, offered 2022. A floor vote could come as soon as Tuesday.

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