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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Jack Morris for Senate | Journal Gazette Endorsement

Oct 23, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

Fort Wayne –  Open Statehouse seats are a rare election treat – especially since legislative leaders discovered the political advantage of contests settled in caucus to give a candidate the benefit of incumbency without first facing the electorate. So, kudos to retiring Sen. Tom Wyss for allowing voters to choose …

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WANE TV | Candidates hit the streets for last campaign push

Nov 2, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

Final push before Tuesday’s election sends candidates to the streets. Jack Morris, Senate District 15 candidate, talks to potential voter.

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INC News Center | Link’s Wonderland “Meet and Greet” features candidates

Oct 26, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

Democrats gathered at Link’s Wonderland for a “Meet and Greet” to hear Sharon Tucker, candidate for the Allen County Council 1st District, Jack Morris, candidate for the Indiana State Senate District #15, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, and Senator Joe Donnelly.   http://www.21alive.com/home/Democrats-Meet-and-Greet-Voters-280431882.html?llsms=1026282&c=y

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Morris takes aim at gender pay discrimination, domestic violence

Oct 23, 2014 Comments Off Derek Thomas

On Thursday, Candidate for State Senate Jack Morris in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month laid out a proposal to address domestic violence and help eliminate wage discrimination. In a press conference, Morris noted the importance of closing Indiana’s pay gap, the nation’s sixth largest; and, emphasized how addressing the …

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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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