Monday, May 20, 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…

Friday, May 17, 2019
Hammond, WIU President Meet with House Republican Leadership.

Springfield, IL…. Assistant Minority Leader Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) met with Western Illinois University President John Thomas and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to discuss higher education priorities. The…

Thursday, May 9, 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….

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Hammond Bill Increases Penalties for Texting While Driving

Macomb…Assistant House Minority Leader Norine K. Hammond (R-Macomb) is hoping to make drivers think twice before picking up their phone while driving. She has sponsored legislation in response to a…

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Hammond Calls On Governor to Fill Board Vacancies and Release Emergency Funding to Prevent Layoffs

Macomb…State Representative Norine K. Hammond (R-Macomb) is urging Governor Pritzker to appoint a full Board of Trustees for Western Illinois University and release emergency funds to assist WIU given the…

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Hammond Votes “No” on Speaker Madigan’s Rules

Every two years, with the start of a new General Assembly, Speaker Madigan requires two critical votes from Democrat members. The first, their vote to re-elect him Speaker of the…

Monday, January 28, 2019
Family Community Resource Center Update

State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) announced today that the Mason County’s Department of Human Services (DHS) office, Family Community Resource Center, on Main Street in Havana will remain open, for…

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Hammond Chosen To Continue In Leadership Role

Rep. Hammond is seen here at the Inauguration of the 101st General Assembly. Pictured from L-R are Leader Durkin (R-Western Springs), Rep. Hammond, and Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville). House Republican Leader…

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Hammond: DHS Office Closure Would be Devastating to Most Vulnerable

State Representative Norine Hammond is working to prevent the impending closure of the Mason County’s Department of Human Services (DHS) office, Family Community Resource Center, on Main Street in Havana….

Thursday, December 27, 2018
253 New Laws Taking Effect January 1, 2019

With the New Year, comes new laws that were passed in the General Assembly and take effect January 1, 2019. Assistant House Minority Leader Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) sponsored or supported…