on Wednesday, February 15, 2017
MACOMB –Assistant House Minority Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) issued the following statement after the Governor’s Budget Address on Wednesday:
“The Governor extended an opportunity for legislators from both chambers and from both parties to work together. He presented a framework for those negotiations and acknowledged we must expand our revenue base. The Governor showed an eagerness to be part of the solution, but he can’t do it alone. No one party or one chamber can do it on their own. It must be a collaboration," said Hammond.
“The Senate proved they can do heavy lifting on a proposed budget, and now we’ll need action in the House to work together. However we must grow our tax base,” Hammond continued, “this is a really important point, because if
on Friday, February 03, 2017
In addition to serving as Minority Spokesperson of the Higher Education Committee, Hammond will also serve on the Higher Education Appropriations Committee, giving her greater influence over statewide policy on both higher education policy and funding issues.
Rep. Hammond stands as one of the strongest voices in the Illinois House for Higher Education issues facing downstate universities and colleges. “Western Illinois University, Spoon River