Norine Hammond

Hopes for a Vote This Week
12:27 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

The Push for Same-Sex Marriage in Illinois

Some of the volunteers making calls during the Macomb phone bank in support of same-sex marriage.
Credit Rich Egger

Supporters of a same-sex marriage bill in Illinois (SB 10) are rallying the troops as state lawmakers prepare for the final week of the veto session.

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Initiatives need money
3:36 pm
Wed February 1, 2012

Hammond Says Governor Must find funding for Initiatives

State Rep. Norine Hammond (R-94)

State Representative Norine Hammond (R-94) is taking a wait-and-see attitude after hearing Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's State of the State speech.

She said she could support Quinn's plan to increase funding for the Monetary Award Program.  It provides grants to college students.  She has a few reservations.

Hammond said,  “To increase MAP grants, if we have the funding-and again I think it's a big 'if'-it is something that I could certainly support.”

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Illinois Legislative Preview
10:39 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Emphasis - January 13

Rich Egger's guest is State Representative Norine Hammond (R-Macomb). They preview the Illinois legislature's 2012 session.

Lawmakers do not return to Springfield until January 30, which is later than normal. Hammond believes the legal battle over redistricting is part of the reason for the delay.

Hammond said the legislature must work to stabilize its finances. She pointed out Moody's lowered the state's credit rating late last week and Standard & Poor's has the state on a watch list.

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