Jack Morris Family

Meet Jack

Jack Morris is a lifelong resident of Fort Wayne. After attending Fort Wayne Community Schools, Jack went on to receive his associates degree from Cumberland College before heading to Ball State University where he received his B.A. In 1980 he graduated from Indiana School of Law-Indianapolis. In 2012 Jack also received …

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Jobs and Economy

Jack’s top priority is creating good paying jobs right here in Allen County. That means focusing on policies to help small businesses grow and expand today and remain competitive long into the future. We can’t be content with creating just any job; we must create the quality jobs Hoosiers can …

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Public Education

In Indiana, providing all Hoosier children with a quality education is a fundamental responsibility of government. So much so, that the state’s constitution outlines lawmakers’ duties to provide by law: “for a general and uniform system of Common Schools, wherein tuition shall without charge, and equally open to all.” Jack …

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Morris details plan to retain skilled employees, remove barriers to better-paying jobs

Sep 10, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

FORT WAYNE – Candidate for State Senate District 15 Jack Morris announced a pair of policy initiatives to address critical workforce issues on Tuesday. Morris plans to file legislation immediately if elected in November. Work sharing To help Indiana businesses protect jobs and keep skilled employees on the job through …

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NWI.com |Indiana Department of Education seeks 3% bump in public school funding & elimination of the “textbook tax”

Sep 5, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education is seeking a 3 percent bump in public school funding and the elimination of textbook rental fees in the state’s 2016-17 budget that takes effect in July. Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, submitted her spending request to Republican Gov. …

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Journal Gazette | Democrat Morris Endorsed by Indiana State FOP

Sep 3, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

The Indiana State Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Democrat Jack Morris in the race for Senate District 15 in Fort Wayne. “I’m proud to have gained the trust and endorsement of the folks we count on every day to protect our community here in Ft. Wayne,” Morris said. “The …

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Morris Lauds Allen County Pre-K Pilot

Jul 24, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

Morris lauds Allen County pre-K pilot, pledges to build from progress FORT WAYNE – Candidate for State Senate District 15 Jack Morris released the following statement after Allen County was named one of five Indiana counties to lead the state’s preschool pilot program.   “I’m pleased to hear our state is …

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