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

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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Northeast Indiana Friends of Public Education | Candidate Questionnaire

Oct 19, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

In July, The Northeast Indiana Friends of Public Education (NEIFPE) contacted all 21 of the candidates running for federal and state offices in NE Indiana to ask them for their views pertaining to education issues. Each was sent a survey of 10 questions. So far 7 have returned the surveys. …

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Candidate Morris: Pence misses the mark with preschool snub

Oct 16, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

FORT WAYNE – Candidate for state senate Jack Morris released the following statement regarding a decision by the Pence administration to forgo a bid to receive $80 million in preschool funding. “Every decision must be carefully weighed. After a look at the facts, it certainly seems the governor missed the …

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Morris small business plan to cut red tape, level playing field

Oct 15, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

A level playing field for small businesses Small businesses are the engine of the Hoosier economy. Firms with fewer than 10 employees make up more than 70 percent of businesses in our state.  Morris’ plan would extend to small businesses the same tax credit Indiana already awards big corporations for …

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WANE.COM | Meet the Candidates: Jack Morris

Oct 10, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Two state senate candidates are running for an office that hasn’t been in nearly 30 years. Sen. Tom Wyss has been representing District 15 since 1985 but won’t be running for re-election this November. Democrat Jack Morris is running for the open State Senate seat, but this isn’t …

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Journal Gazette | Morris outlines infrastructure initiative

Oct 9, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

Against a backdrop of union construction workers in downtown Fort Wayne, Democrat state senate candidate Jack Morris outlined an initiative Thursday that he said would increase the number of infrastructure projects in northeast Indiana and bring in higher-paying jobs.

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Journal Gazette| Indiana AFL-CIO – Morris easy choice for working people

Oct 9, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

The working men and women of Fort Wayne have been through a great deal in the last few years. Not only has the economic recession taken its toll, elected leaders at the Statehouse and on the City Council have passed laws designed to lower wages, eliminate collective-bargaining rights and silence …

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Morris unveils “Rebuild Allen County” infrastructure plan

Oct 9, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

On Thursday, Candidate for State Senate Jack Morris outlined an initiative to direct more resources to infrastructure projects in Allen County.  Morris’ plan, “Rebuild Allen County,” would divert a portion of the sale tax already being collected on gasoline and direct it toward local infrastructure projects.

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WFFT | Democratic Candidate Jack Morris Unveils Job Plans

Oct 9, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

Thursday afternoon, Jack Morris, Democratic Candidate for State Senate District 15, unveilled his plan to invest more in local infrastructure projects and create jobs in Allen County. Morris’ plan called “Rebuild Allen County” would divert a portion of the sales tax already being collected on gasoline and direct it toward …

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