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  • Editorial: Study waterway agency before pulling plug Mar 28, 2014 5:00 AM
    A Daily Herald editorial says state Sen. Terry Link was right to pull down his proposal to eliminate the Fox Waterway Agency in favor of more study. Now, let's do the study.

     
  • Proposal would give Olympians state tax break on winnings Feb 19, 2014 7:29 PM
    A suburban Democrat wants to make it easier for Jason Brown to skate through the upcoming tax season following his Olympic bronze win. State Sen. Julie Morrison of Deerfield is sponsoring legislation that would exempt Olympians from paying Illinois taxes on their awards.

     
  • Morrison defeats Friedman in 29th Senate District Nov 6, 2012 11:07 PM
    West Deerfield Township Supervisor Julie Morrison is moving her political career to Springfield. Unofficial results from 139 of 141 precincts in Cook and Lake counties late Tuesday show Morrison topped Arie Friedman for the 29th Senate District seat. Morrison received 44,768 votes to Friedman's 37,570.

     
  • Friedman, Morrison differ on how to boost economy Oct 31, 2012 5:30 PM
    Republican Arie Friedman of Highland Park and Democrat Julie Morrison of Deerfield have different ideas on how to boost Illinois' economy if elected to the state senate. Friedman and Morrison are on Tuesday's ballot to represent the 29th Senate District.

     
  • Endorsement: Morrison over Friedman in state Senate District 29 Oct 15, 2012 5:00 AM
    Voters in the 29th Senate district will choose Susan Garrett's successor in November, and the Daily Herald endorses West Deerfield Township Supervisor Julie Morrison.

     
  • State Senate candidate Friedman defends PAC gift Oct 15, 2012 2:03 PM
    Republican state senate candidate Arie Friedman says his donations to a group opposed to abortion rights does not go against his current position on the issue. Friedman, running against Democrat Julie Morrison in the 29th Senate District, contends the cash he gave to Family PAC was because of its stance against changes in U.S. patent law, not abortion.

     
  • Dold, Schneider discuss bipartisanship, health care reform Oct 15, 2012 10:39 AM
    Republican Rep. Robert Dold told a packed auditorium Sunday he has been one of the most independent members of Congress since he was elected in 2010. Democratic challenger Brad Schneider argued he was the candidate who would work with both parties to get things done in Washington. The 10th Congressional candidates debated in a League of Women Voters forum Sunday at Lake Forest High School.

     
  • Candidates for Congress, state offices to speak at upcoming forum Oct 12, 2012 8:08 PM
    Nearly two dozen synagogues have joined to present a candidate forum on Monday featuring candidates from a variety of offices.Twenty-three synagogues with several Jewish communal groups and day schools are hosting the event from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim, 1201 E. Lake-Cook Road, Deerfield. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

     
  • State senate candidates Morrison, Friedman differ on income tax rates Oct 10, 2012 5:30 AM
    Two state senate candidates have different opinions on what to do about an Illinois income tax increase that's been in effect since 2011. Democrat Julie Morrison says the tax should be allowed to expire as planned, while Republican Arie Friedman contends it should be repealed. They are candidates in the 29th Senate District.

     
  • Dold, Schneider debate headlines Lake Forest candidate event Oct 9, 2012 3:50 PM
    Republican U.S. Rep. Robert Dold and Democratic challenger Brad Schneider will debate the issues facing 10th District voters Sunday in Lake Forest. It’s the only time Dold and Schneider will debate in public ahead of the Nov. 6 election. Other political candidates will have time on the stage at Lake Forest High School, too.

     
  • Arie Friedman: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:41 PM
    Candidate information for Arie Friedman, running for 29th District Senate

     
  • Julie Morrison: Candidate Profile Sep 21, 2012 4:41 PM
    Candidate information for Julie Morrison, running for 29th District Senate

     
  • Legisalative candidates to speak in Wheeling Twp. Sep 6, 2012 4:13 PM
    Incumbent GOP state legislators will talk about taxes, pensions and jobs at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at the regular meeting of Republicans of Wheeling Township at the party headquarters at 909 E. Rand Road, Arlington Heights.

     
  • 29th District candidates Morrison, Friedman spar over gun control Aug 20, 2012 5:20 AM
    As Arie Friedman and Julie Morrison campaign to replace retiring state Sen. Susan Garrett in the 29th Senate District in November, gun control is becoming an issue where the two candidates are setting themselves apart. Morriso suggests legislation requiring courts to report mental health issues. Friedman said he doesn’t think Morrison’s plan is the right way to go.

     
  • It’s time for GOP to lead state legislature Aug 20, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the edfitor: Wheeling Township Republican Committeewoman Ruth O'Connell says there's one sure-fire way to get Springfield out of the mess its in. "Our best hope is to change the leadership in Springfield, each of us doing our part to give Republicans an opportunity to lead — something our state has not seen in the past 10 years," she writes.

     
  • Friedman has big quarter, still playing catchup to Morrison in 29th Jul 19, 2012 12:23 PM
    Although Republican Arie Friedman was able to raise half again as much money as Julie Morrison in the second quarter of in their race for the 29th state Senate district, the Highland Park pediatrician is still playing catchup in fundraising.

     
  • More suburban Jews turning to the Republican Party Jul 8, 2012 6:26 AM
    A June 8 Gallup poll showed Jewish American support for a Democratic president at 64 percent — a sizable majority but the lowest level since 1988. At the same time, poll results indicate support for Romney is at 29 percent, the highest level of Jewish support for a Republican presidential candidate in 24 years. That trend is mirrored locally, members of the Chicago chapter of the Republican Jewish Coalition say.

     
  • Morrison ‘overwhelmed’ by landslide win in 29th state Senate Mar 20, 2012 10:53 PM
    West Deerfield Township Supervisor Julie Morrison cruised to a landslide win in the Democratic nomination for the 29th state Senate District tonight. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Morrison had 11,113 votes, or 88 percent, while her opponent Milton Sumption had 12 percent and 1,530 votes.

     
  • Contests for Ill. Senate abound Mar 20, 2012 4:30 PM
    Races for state Senate have attracted a large number of candidates in the primary election, leaving Northwest Cook County voters with key choices to make in Tuesday's primary.

     
  • Morrison for Senate Dist. 29, Democrat Feb 24, 2012 5:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Julie Morrison in the Democratic primary for state senate District 29.

     
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