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Representative Thomas Morrison (R) - Previous General Assembly (101st)
54th District

Photograph of Representative  Thomas Morrison (R)

Springfield Office:
215-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8026
(217) 782-1141 FAX
District Office:
117 East Palatine Road
Suite 106
Palatine, IL  60067
(847) 202-6584

Years served: January 2011 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-General Service (Republican Spokesperson); Personnel & Pensions; Insurance; Elem Sec Ed: Adm., Lic. & Charter (Republican Spokesperson); Energy & Environment; Human Services; Special Issues Subcommittee (ESE); Local Retirement System Subcommitte; Miscellaneous Issues Subcommittee; Pension Reform Subcommittee.

Biography: Former small business owner - residential and commercial disaster cleanup and restoration; 5th grade teacher; radio news broadcaster; B.A. in History, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI; first Illinois legislator to entirely opt-out of the state's pension systems; selected to the Council of State Government's BILLD Fellows program in 2011 and the inaugural class of the Edgar Fellows Leadership Program in 2012; married to Bethany and has four children.

Associated Senator(s): Ann Gillespie