SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) has been appointed to the Task Force on Strengthening the Child Welfare Workforce for Family and Children.

Morrison – who chairs the Senate Human Services Committee – looks forward to studying the workload of child welfare employees to determine the recruitment and retention of the workers.


She released the statement below:


“Analysing the compensation and workload of child welfare workers will allow the task force to determine the role staff turnover plays in achieving safety and permanency for children,” Morrison said. “I am pleased to continue working to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children in Illinois.”

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SolarFlyerJoin State Senators Julie Morrison and Laura Fine for a Solar & Energy Efficiency Workshop, where energy experts will be on hand to discuss solar energy options, tips and ways to save energy and money and how to manage your energy by taking advantage of online tools and price programs.

The event is being held on Thursday, October 17 from 6:30p until 8:00p at the North Suburban YMCA (2705 Techny Road, Northbrook).

Questions?

Contact Senator Morrison's office in Deerfield at (847) 945-5200.

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20180314 KS 3743RSPRINGFIELD – Flavored tobacco products – intentionally being targeted to children with candy-like names – would no longer be sold in Illinois under a plan introduced recently by State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield).

“In all of their forms, tobacco products are dangerous to human health and can lead to serious, life-long health consequences,” Morrison said. “The creation of sugary flavorings only entices young children to try tobacco for the first time and threatens the progress we have made over the last several decades in reducing tobacco use among young people.”

Morrison’s proposal – contained in Senate Bill 2275 – would prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products, including cigarettes, e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco. Morrison introduced the proposal on the heels of recent action by Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer banning flavored e-cigarettes.

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Property Tax MeetingJoin State Senator Julie Morrison and State Representative Bob Morgan for a Property Tax Assessment Appeals Information Session.

Lake County Chief Assessment Officer Robert Glueckert, West Deerfield Township Assessor Tom Healy and Moraine Township Assessor Mark Lindsay will discuss the property tax assessment process and how to file a property tax assessment appeal.

The event is being held on Monday, September 23 at 6:30p at the Recreation Center, Highland Park County Club (1207 Park Avenue West, Highland Park, IL).

Questions?

Contact Senator Morrison's office in Deerfield at (847) 945-5200.

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