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Friday, July 12th, 2019
Hammond Decries Pritzker’s WIU Board Appointment Tactics

In response to Governor JB Pritzker’s decision to pull the names of two recent Western Illinois University Board of Trustees appointees just hours before their scheduled confirmation hearing, State Representative…

Thursday, July 11th, 2019
Rep. Norine Hammond Renews Call for Fair Maps; Offers Petition to End Gerrymandering

The United States Supreme Court recently decided it will not hear cases involving gerrymandered political maps. In response to the 5-4 decision, State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) is renewing her…

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
Hammond Opposes Governor Pritzker’s Signing of Abortion Expansion Legislation

Macomb – Moments ago, Governor Pritzker signed into law legislation expanding abortion in Illinois. State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) publicly voiced her opposition to the legislation when the Illinois House…

Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Hammond Votes For Bipartisan, Balanced Budget, Increased Funding For Higher Education

Springfield – State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) last night voted for Illinois’ Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) operating budget. Most importantly, the budget is balanced, pays down our state’s debt, and…

Friday, May 31st, 2019
Hammond Votes Against Marijuana Legalization, Citing Safety and Regulatory Concerns

Springfield – State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) today voted against legislation legalizing and taxing the recreational use of cannabis, commonly referred to as marijuana, and establishes rules and regulations for…

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Hammond Votes Against Legislation Mandating Fingerprint Database For FOID Cardholders, 400% Increase In FOID Fee

Springfield – State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) today voted against legislation that would greatly expand regulations of firearm ownership in Illinois. Among other new regulations, the legislation mandates new Firearm…

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Hammond Votes Against Legislation Expanding Abortion, Eliminating Statutory Rights Of Unborn

Springfield – State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) today voted against legislation that would greatly expand access to abortion and eliminate all independent rights of unborn children currently codified in state…

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Hammond Votes Against Graduated Income Tax Constitutional Amendment

Springfield – State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) today voted against a constitutional amendment that would repeal Illinois’ flat income tax and allow state lawmakers to levy income taxes at a…

Monday, May 20th, 2019
Hammond, Tracy Bill Increasing Texting While Driving Penalty Passes Both Chambers

Springfield, IL…The Illinois General Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation from Assistant House Minority Leader Norine K. Hammond (R-Macomb) to increase the penalties for texting while driving. “This day and age we…

Thursday, May 9th, 2019
Hammond, Demmer Decry Pritzker’s Board Appointment Tactics

Springfield, IL… State Representatives Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) and Tom Demmer (R-Dixon) today called attention to the heavy handed tactics Governor Pritzker has used to handle dissent from pending board appointees….