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Hammond passes legislation to assist local road districts with funding challenges
April 18th, 2024
Hammond Honors Bair, Hocker at Women Leaders Event in Springfield
March 8th, 2024
Gov. Pritzker’s record-high budget does not reflect the shared priorities of Illinois families
February 22nd, 2024
House Republicans Back Estate Tax Legislation
January 31st, 2024
Hammond awarded ‘Outstanding Legislator of the Year’ by the Illinois Association of Park Districts
January 30th, 2024
Hammond and Anderson team up with Meridian Health to distribute 100 hams/turkeys
November 20th, 2023
Rep. Hammond criticizes Gov. Pritzker’s $638 million plan to address migrant crisis in Chicago
November 17th, 2023
Hammond and Canton Police Department to host Prescription Drug Drop Off on November 4th
October 30th, 2023
Rep. Hammond Holding Third Round of Traveling Summer Office Hours in September
August 28th, 2023
Rep. Hammond’s proton beam therapy cancer treatment legislation signed into law
August 2nd, 2023
Rep. Hammond Holding Office Hours in Aledo, Canton, Carthage and Havana
July 21st, 2023
Hammond legislation to assist university police signed into law
July 5th, 2023
State Rep. Travis Weaver, State Rep. Norine Hammond Cover a Variety of Topics During Tele-Town Hall Forum
June 22nd, 2023
Hammond Holding Office Hours in Canton, Carthage and Havana
June 15th, 2023
Sen. Anderson, Rep. Hammond celebrate new Aledo District Office
June 15th, 2023
Hammond on State Budget signing: “Illinois taxpayers deserve better”
June 7th, 2023
Hammond on Democrats’ budget: “Illinois taxpayers deserve better”
May 27th, 2023
Gov. Pritzker Signs Act-of-Duty Bill
May 10th, 2023
Hammond Statement on ComEd Four Guilty Verdict
May 2nd, 2023
House Republicans call for a moratorium, audit of Illinois’ billion-dollar health benefits program for undocumented immigrants
April 21st, 2023
Rep. Hammond honors Jackie Thompson in Springfield
April 19th, 2023
Illinois House approves Rep. Hammond’s proton therapy cancer treatment legislation
March 24th, 2023
Rep. Hammond’s budget reaction with WEEK-TV 25 News
February 16th, 2023
Hammond & Elik named heads of Illinois House Republican budget team
January 27th, 2023
Rep. Hammond sworn into office for 103rd General Assembly
January 11th, 2023
Rep. Norine Hammond named Deputy Republican Leader
November 22nd, 2022
Hammond receives Voice of Senior Care Hall of Fame Award
October 12th, 2022
Hammond elected President of State Ag and Rural Leaders
June 27th, 2022
Democrats’ budget fix prioritizes pork projects over paying off debt; will lead to tax hikes on Illinois jobs
March 24th, 2022
Indictment of Speaker Madigan long overdue; more must be done to clean up Illinois corruption
March 3rd, 2022
Norine Hammond recognized as “Voice of Senior Care” by IHCA
September 20th, 2021
New Hammond law will provide more timely treatment for long-term care residents
September 1st, 2021
Relief for Illinois small businesses
August 23rd, 2021
Hammond legislation to assist with radon detection in homes signed into law
August 9th, 2021
Hammond legislation to assist long-term care applicants signed into law
July 26th, 2021
Rep. Hammond Named Friend of Education
May 4th, 2021
Hammond Opposes Democrats’ Second Attempt at Graduated Income Tax Hike
March 3rd, 2021
New criminal justice law endangers public safety, gives more rights to criminals than to their victims
February 22nd, 2021
Pritzker’s tax hikes threaten economic recovery, hurt Illinois working families
February 17th, 2021
Rep. Hammond reappointed as Republican Spokesperson for House Consumer Protection & Human Services Committees
February 4th, 2021
New 10-Year smoke detector law announced
September 23rd, 2020
Rep. Hammond named Champion of Free Enterprise by Illinois Chamber of Commerce
August 21st, 2020
Hammond: WIU Awarded Early Education Grant for Working Adults
July 24th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Votes No on Democrats’ Partisan, Unbalanced Budget with $6 Billion Deficit, $5 Billion in New Debt
May 24th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Supports Withdrawal of Gov. Pritzker’s Small Business Penalties, Urges Residents to Remain Vigilant of Future Action on the Issue
May 21st, 2020
Rep. Hammond Opposes Gov. Pritzker’s Emergency Rule That Would Fine or Jail Business Owners Who Defy His Executive Orders
May 18th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Urges Gov. Pritzker to Consult General Assembly on Coronavirus Executive Orders, Consider Regional Re-opening
April 29th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Disappointed in Lack of Transparency, Limited Business Re-Opening of Gov. Pritzker’s “Stay at Home” Order Extension
April 24th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Highlights New Alphabetized Claim Schedule When Applying for Unemployment Insurance Benefits
March 27th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Urges Small Businesses and Non-Profits to Submit Information to DCEO Regarding Coronavirus Economic Injury
March 18th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Sends Letter to IDPH Director Requesting Coronavirus Response Plan, State Epidemiologist Hiring Plan
March 2nd, 2020
Rep. Hammond Responds to Gov. Pritzker’s Budget Address, Urges Spending Discipline, No New Taxes
February 19th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Op-Ed: Corruption, Property Taxes, Job Losses, and Education Funding Must Be Addressed in 2020
February 14th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Responds to Gov. Pritzker’s State of the State Address, Calls for Democratic Leaders to Do More to End Corruption
January 29th, 2020
Rep. Hammond Receives Award for Support of Agricultural Education in Illinois Schools
December 2nd, 2019
Rep. Hammond Honored for Commitment to Nursing Home Residents
November 25th, 2019
Rep. Hammond’s Office Hosting FOID Card Assistance Events In Early December
November 20th, 2019
Rep. Hammond Supports Ethics Legislation, Urges Passage of Stronger Ethics Reform to Combat Corruption
November 18th, 2019
Rep. Hammond Reminds Area Residents of the 2020 Open Enrollment Period for Purchasing Health Insurance Plans
November 7th, 2019
Rep. Hammond Co-Sponsors Legislation to Ban Lawmakers from Performing Paid Lobbying Work with Local Government Units
November 4th, 2019
Rep. Hammond Co-Sponsors Resolution Urging Congress to Pass the USMCA
October 8th, 2019
Rep. Hammond Appointed to Firearm Task Force
September 30th, 2019
Rep. Hammond Receives “Voice of Senior Care Award” for Support of Illinois Seniors
September 10th, 2019
Hammond-Sponsored Bill Expanding Insurance Coverage for Breast Cancer Screenings Signed into Law
August 26th, 2019
Rep. Hammond Focused on Helping the Region Move Forward After Havana Plant Closure Announcement
August 21st, 2019
Hammond-Sponsored Bill Requiring Insurance Coverage for Tick-Borne Diseases Signed into Law
August 19th, 2019
Hammond Legislation Strengthening Protections Against Sexual Harassment Signed Into Law
August 12th, 2019
Governor Signs Bills Strengthening “Scott’s Law”
July 31st, 2019
Drivers Causing Injuries Due to Texting While Driving Accidents to Face Increased Penalties in Illinois
July 22nd, 2019
Rep. Hammond Attends SARL Conference in Canada
July 17th, 2019
Hammond Decries Pritzker’s WIU Board Appointment Tactics
July 12th, 2019
Rep. Norine Hammond Renews Call for Fair Maps; Offers Petition to End Gerrymandering
July 11th, 2019
Hammond Opposes Governor Pritzker’s Signing of Abortion Expansion Legislation
June 12th, 2019
Hammond Votes For Bipartisan, Balanced Budget, Increased Funding For Higher Education
June 1st, 2019
Hammond Votes Against Marijuana Legalization, Citing Safety and Regulatory Concerns
May 31st, 2019
Hammond Votes Against Legislation Mandating Fingerprint Database For FOID Cardholders, 400% Increase In FOID Fee
May 29th, 2019
Hammond Votes Against Legislation Expanding Abortion, Eliminating Statutory Rights Of Unborn
May 28th, 2019
Hammond Votes Against Graduated Income Tax Constitutional Amendment
May 27th, 2019
Hammond, Tracy Bill Increasing Texting While Driving Penalty Passes Both Chambers
May 20th, 2019
Hammond, Demmer Decry Pritzker’s Board Appointment Tactics
May 9th, 2019
Hammond Bill Increases Penalties for Texting While Driving
April 4th, 2019
Hammond Calls On Governor to Fill Board Vacancies and Release Emergency Funding to Prevent Layoffs
March 7th, 2019
Family Community Resource Center Update
January 28th, 2019
Hammond: DHS Office Closure Would be Devastating to Most Vulnerable
January 16th, 2019
253 New Laws Taking Effect January 1, 2019
December 27th, 2018
Rep. Hammond’s Resolution Opposes Mileage Tax
September 14th, 2018
Hammond votes YES on balanced bipartisan State Budget
May 31st, 2018
Tracy & Hammond pass Farm Bureau-backed legislation
May 23rd, 2018
Rep. Hammond encourages early renewal of FOID cards
May 9th, 2018
Hammond passes Critical Consumer Protections to Long-Term Care Application Process
April 30th, 2018
Rep. Hammond passes bill Expanding Veteran’s Preference
April 24th, 2018
Rep. Hammond urges adherence to State Constitution in Budget for Illinois
February 14th, 2018
Statewide Task Force Outlines Plan to Expand Educational and Training Opportunities for Adult Learners
February 7th, 2018
Rep. Hammond optimistic about Governor’s focus on Economy
January 31st, 2018
Hammond honored by Township Officials with President’s Award
November 21st, 2017
Hammond appointed to Sexual Discrimination & Harassment Task Force
November 17th, 2017
Illinois Health Care Association Announces Rep. Hammond as “Voice of Senior Care Award” Recipient
September 20th, 2017
Hammond/ Tracy Legislation to Reduce Higher Education Costs Signed by Governor
August 22nd, 2017
Hammond gives update on education funding reform
August 18th, 2017
Hammond named Legislator of the Year by Association of Illinois Soil & Water Conservation Districts
August 2nd, 2017
Hammond appointed to Underrepresented Groups in Academia Task Force
August 2nd, 2017
“We had to pass a budget”
July 7th, 2017
Hammond takes hard vote to help save Illinois
July 3rd, 2017
Special Session Update
June 21st, 2017
Op-Ed: “Make no mistake- there will be sacrifices if we want the games to end”
May 31st, 2017
Rep. Norine Hammond addresses education, agriculture, taxes, and the state budget stalemate (from McDonough County Voice April 26, 2017)
April 28th, 2017
Hammond Provides Mid-Session Update
April 19th, 2017
Rauner: “Budget must be a good deal for taxpayers and job creators”
February 15th, 2017
Hammond appointed Minority Spokesperson of Higher Education and Consumer Protection Committees
February 3rd, 2017
Hammond State of State Reaction: we must respect our taxpayers
January 25th, 2017
Hammond criticizes “undemocratic” Rules of Illinois House
January 24th, 2017
Rep. Norine Hammond meets with retirees
January 20th, 2017
Hammond Re-Appointed to House Republican Leadership Team
January 18th, 2017
Hammond Sworn-In to historic 100th General Assembly, Nominates Durkin for Speaker over Madigan
January 11th, 2017
Hammond Calls on Comptroller to Release Funds for Western Correctional Center
December 20th, 2016
Hammond Opposes Taxpayer Bail-Out of Energy Company
December 2nd, 2016
Rep. Hammond Continues Push for Expanded Grandparents Rights
August 22nd, 2016
Hammond Legislation to Modernize Adult Education Organizations Signed by Governor
July 28th, 2016
Hammond Supports Stopgap Budget Plan
June 30th, 2016
Hammond Issues Statement on State Budget Impasse
June 14th, 2016
Hammond Urges Funded Solutions on MAP Grant Spending Plan
May 17th, 2016
Hammond Supports $700 million in Emergency Human Services Funding
May 12th, 2016
Rep. Hammond Continues Push for Grandparents Rights
April 18th, 2016
Rep. Hammond Passes Legislation Modernizing Adult Education Organizations
April 14th, 2016
Rep. Hammond Passes Legislation Designating April 10-16 National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
April 14th, 2016
Hammond Dismayed at House Recess without Higher Education Funding Compromise
March 3rd, 2016
House Republicans Urge Compromise, Responsible Solution to Higher Education Funding
March 2nd, 2016
Hammond Urges Resolution to Budget Impasse
February 17th, 2016
Rep. Hammond agrees with President on Need to End Gerrymandering in Illinois
February 10th, 2016
Hammond Backs Procurement Reform Legislation
February 2nd, 2016
Hammond: Higher Education Funding Attempts Disingenuous
January 28th, 2016
Hammond: Job Growth and Government Efficiency top list for State of State Address
January 27th, 2016
Hammond Supports Balanced Measure to Restore Higher Education Funding
January 26th, 2016
Hammond reminds public to sign up for license plate renewal reminder
January 16th, 2016
Hammond encourages public to pay closer attention to their license plate renewal date in wake of no reminder notices
September 29th, 2015
September 21st, 2015
Hammond Grandparent Visitation Bill Signed by Governor
August 12th, 2015
Hammond Legislation to Increase Information available to Health Care Consumers Signed by Governor
August 11th, 2015
Sullivan, Hammond Bill to Update School Board Election Process Goes to Governor
May 19th, 2015
Pension Reform Bill Struck Down by Supreme Court
May 8th, 2015
Hammond thanks Governor Rauner for Human Services and Public Health Funding Restoration
May 1st, 2015
Hammond passes Grandparent Visitation Bill in Illinois House
April 15th, 2015
Hammond votes to fix FY 15 State Budget
March 24th, 2015
Hammond: We Need to Attract Jobs back to Illinois
February 4th, 2015
Assistant Minority Leader Hammond appointed to House Education Committees
February 2nd, 2015
Durkin Selects Hammond for House Republican Leadership Team
January 30th, 2015
Rep. Hammond appointed to Legislative Ethics Commission
January 15th, 2015
Rep. Hammond sworn in to Illinois House
January 14th, 2015
Hammond legislation to enhance economic development in Mt. Sterling
December 5th, 2014
Rep. Hammond responds to Quinn budget address
October 9th, 2014