Bob Morris

Bob Morris

Representative | District 84

Contact Information

Phone: 317-232-9769

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h84@iga.in.gov

Press Contact

Jessica Baker

Phone: 317-232-9805

Email: jessica.baker@iga.in.gov

2016 Digest of Enactments

Thank you for taking the time to visit my web page. I have included information about District 84 and the General Assembly that I hope you will find useful. I have also listed my contact information, and I encourage you to contact me with your questions, comments or concerns. It is truly an honor to serve you and the Fort Wayne area, and I assure you that I will do my best to represent you at the Statehouse.

Sincerely,

Bob Morris
State Representative
House District 84

 

Indiana House of Representatives: 2010-Present

House District 84: Allen County, including the city of Fort Wayne and most of St. Joe Township

Committees:

  • Vice Chair: Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
  • Employment, Labor and Pensions
  • Roads and Transportation

Address: 200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Telephone: Statehouse: (800) 382-9841 

Occupation: Small Business Owner

Education: B.S., Indiana University 

State Representative Robert (Bob) Morris 
was born in Streator, Illinois, and moved to Fort Wayne in 1976, residing in that area of Allen County now defined as the 84th House District.

Morris attended Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic School, Bishop Dwenger High School and Indiana University.

Business Experience 
A graduate of the Indiana University (Bloomington), Rep. Morris has spent the last twelve years founding four entrepreneurial ventures. Representative Morris operates his businesses from the 84th District. 

Rep. Morris has a track-record of responsible involvement in the Northeast Indiana Business Community:

  • In 2001, Rep. Morris was elected President of the Georgetown Merchant Association.
  • In 2003, Rep. Morris was selected by the Indiana Humanities Council to receive the “Governor’s Award for Tomorrow’s Leaders.”
  • 1993 World Youth Day Participant Denver, CO Representing the Diocese of FW-SB
  • Actively works to retain college graduates in Indiana

Rep. Morris has also been active with the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce and has worked with the Northeast Indiana Corporate Council addressing the issue of “brain-drain” and collaborating with business leaders in re-developing a vibrant economic base for a new generation of young workers.

In addition, Rep. Morris serves on the boards of the Purdue University Extension Service and Northeast Indiana Crime Stoppers.

Community Involvement 
Rep. Morris demonstrates traditional commitment in his community. He and his family attend, and are active in, Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.

  • In 1995, he represented the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese at World Youth Day in Manila, Philippines.
  • In the Jubilee Year 2000, he served on the Diocesan Evangelization Committee

From 2005-2006, Rep. Morris was a state-sworn officer of the New Haven Police Department (Reserves).

Family 
Rep. Morris has been married to Erin for 13 years and they have seven children. The family is active in the Arlington Park Neighborhood Association in Northeast Fort Wayne.

House District 84 is located in Allen County and includes most of St. Joseph Township and a portion of Perry Township along with a section of the city of Fort Wayne.

Rep. Morris to serve on Commerce, Employment summer study committees

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Thursday, June 23, 2016

State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) will be serving on the Interim Study Committee on Commerce and Economic Development and the Interim Study Committee on Employment and Labor. In preparation for the 2017 legislative session, which begins in January, interim study committee members meet to examine assigned topics, gather testimonies and identify potential

Rep. Morris welcomes student pages to the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Thursday, March 24, 2016

STATEHOUSE (March 24, 2016) – State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse: Emma Weissbeck, from Schererville, attends Lake Central High School; and Jackson Hayden, from Fort Wayne, attends Northrop High School. As a House page, these participants toured government offices, helped staff with

Rep. Morris' bill benefiting veterans signed into law

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Tuesday, March 22, 2016

STATEHOUSE (March 22, 2016) – State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) authored legislation to increase the hiring age for veterans applying to be public safety officers, which was signed into law by the governor. Before the passage of House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1359, the maximum hiring age for firefighters and police officers was 36 years old in Indiana.

Rep. Morris: Bill creating child abuse registry advances

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Friday, March 4, 2016

STATEHOUSE (March 4, 2016) – The House of Representatives voted unanimously in support of legislation sponsored by State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne), which aims to protect children. Morris said this bill was inspired by Kirk Coleman, a 19-month-old child who passed away while under the care of a babysitter, who had pled guilty to child neglect

Rep. Morris' bill supporting veterans passes Senate

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 24, 2016) – The Senate passed State Rep. Bob Morris’ (R-Fort Wayne) bill to increase the hiring age for veterans applying to be public safety officers. Under current law, veterans and military personnel are able to retire or discharge after they serve 20 years. If a member were to join at the lowest age possible, 18 years old,

Morris: House passes bill benefiting Hoosier veterans

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Monday, February 1, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 1, 2016) – The House of Representatives unanimously passed State Rep. Bob Morris’ (R-Fort Wayne) proposal to increase the amount of veterans employed as public safety officers in Indiana. House Bill 1359 would allow veterans who pass certain requirements, like the physical agility test and the aptitude test, to apply to

Rep. Morris named Legislator of the Year

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Thursday, May 14, 2015

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) was named Legislator of the Year by the Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana for his work in making IPFW a metropolitan campus. “I am honored to receive this title from the Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana,” said Rep. Morris. “This session, one of my main priorities

Rep. Morris responds to Senate budget proposal

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Thursday, April 9, 2015

STATEHOUSE – “Today, the Senate presented their version of Indiana’s biennial budget, which now will be further debated and discussed. In the Senate proposal, they have offered a way for IPFW to receive more funding, which creates a stronger mission and encourages more opportunities for students. “This session, I authored

Morris: Bill to require non-photo ID card passes out of Senate

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Thursday, March 26, 2015

STATEHOUSE – In response to a local concern, State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) authored a bill that will allow people with certain religious beliefs to obtain a state issued non-photo ID. House Bill (HB) 1631 passed out of the Indiana Senate with a vote of 37-13. “Currently, it is required for all state issued IDs to have picture

Morris: IPFW creates endless opportunities

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Monday, March 16, 2015

Residing in Fort Wayne has a vast array of bonuses. We have a wonderful venue for concerts at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, which I have visited with my family often. Headwaters Park offers the unique Three Rivers Festival along with an extensive festival line up in the summer months. Although the list of attractions in Fort Wayne could go on and

Morris: Local legislators join Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Friday, January 30, 2015

STATEHOUSE – Members of the General Assembly, including local lawmakers and staff, wore sneakers at the Statehouse yesterday in support of the “Suits and Sneakers” challenge to raise awareness of the fight against cancer. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), in 2012, 35,000 Hoosiers heard the words “you have

Rep. Morris commends IPFW re-classification

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Friday, January 30, 2015

STATEHOUSE – “I am pleased to know that Purdue President Daniels supports the re-classification of IPFW’s campus from regional to metropolitan. Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana, and the world-class campus which resides there deserves to be recognized as such. “Currently, I have legislation which has been referred to

Morris: 'Tis the season to be thankful

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Christmas spirit is about coming together as a family and community, generosity and giving thanks for our many blessings. For me, personally, I am grateful for my wonderful family, living in such a great community and being able to serve again in the Indiana House of Representatives. As we enjoy time spent with loved ones this Christmas, I encourage

Rep. Morris ready to begin committee work

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Friday, December 5, 2014

STATEHOUSE – House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced standing committee assignments for the 119th General Assembly. Standing committee assignments are made biennially after each election. State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) was appointed to serve as the Vice Chairman of the Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development

Rep. Morris appointed Vice Chair of Commerce, Small Business & Economic Development Committee

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Thursday, November 20, 2014

STATEHOUSE – House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced committee assignments and leadership appointments for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) was appointed to serve as Vice Chair of the Commerce, Small Business & Economic Development Committee. Committee chairmen and caucus leaders

Morris: Veterans discrimination bill signed into law

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Start Date: 4/30/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM End Date: 4/30/2014 End Time: 8:00 AM STATEHOUSE – House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1242, co-authored by State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne), was signed into law. Rep. Morris attended the bill signing ceremony on Tuesday at the 122nd Fighter Wing base in Fort Wayne. HEA 1242 makes it illegal

Morris: Regional development legislation signed into law

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Start Date: 3/25/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM End Date: 3/25/2014 End Time: 2:00 PM STATEHOUSE – State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) attended the House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1035 bill signing today at One Click Ventures in Greenwood. Rep. Morris co-authored the legislation concerning regional economic development which was signed into

Morris: Giving local governments more options to attract businesses

Friday, January 31, 2014

Start Date: 1/31/2014 Start Time: 5:00 PM End Date: 1/31/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM I am proud to be from a state that is being recognized across the nation for its growing business climate. The Indiana General Assembly has worked diligently in recent years to make Indiana an even more attractive place to live and start a business. Indiana continues

Rep. Morris thanks INDOT for their hard work

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Start Date: 1/28/2014 Start Time: 5:00 PM End Date: 1/28/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM STATEHOUSE — State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) commends the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for the hard work and dedication they have displayed during this harsh winter. "This is one of the hardest winters Indiana has seen in

Rep. Morris wears sneakers at the Statehouse for cancer awareness

Friday, January 24, 2014

Start Date: 1/24/2014 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 1/24/2014 End Time: 12:00 PM STATEHOUSE — State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) joined House legislators and staff in wearing sneakers at the Statehouse yesterday in support of the Suits and Sneakers challenge to help raise awareness about cancer. The American Cancer

Rep. Morris responds to State of the State address

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Start Date: 1/14/2014 Start Time: 9:00 PM End Date: 1/14/2014 End Time: 9:00 PM Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) issued the following statement in reaction to the governor’s State of the State address at the Statehouse. STATEHOUSE – “I was honored to be in attendance for Gov. Pence’s State of the State address this

Rep. Morris: Stay safe during the holiday season

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Start Date: 12/10/2013 Start Time: 10:30 AM End Date: 12/10/2013 End Time: 10:30 AM Along with the shopping, parties, friends, family, Christmas carols, hot cocoa, lights, wreaths and gifts unfortunately comes an increased number of crimes and break-ins during the holiday season. It may not be something you think about, but the sad truth is that

Rep. Morris - Organization Day charity drive focuses on giving back

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Start Date: 11/19/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 11/19/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM STATEHOUSE – State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) was joined by fellow legislators, staff and other state office holders in donating sporting equipment and other items to Special Olympics of Indiana today at the Statehouse. “Special

Rep. Morris: HEA 1034 will help Hoosiers in pain

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Start Date: 6/6/2013 Start Time: 4:00 PM End Date: 6/6/2013 End Time: 4:00 PM Rep. Morris: HEA 1034 will help Hoosiers in pain STATEHOUSE – Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) joined Governor Mike Pence today as he signed House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1034, which provides the opportunity of quicker relief for individuals who need care from a

Rep. Morris is pleased with the outcome of the 2013 legislative session

Monday, April 29, 2013

Start Date: 4/29/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 4/29/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM Rep. Morris is pleased with the outcome of the 2013 legislative session STATEHOUSE— The 2013 legislative session has come to a finish. Rep. Bob Morris (R-Ft. Wayne) is pleased to see three of his top priority bills become law this session: House Enrolled Act

Morris: House Republican Legislative Priorities Achieved

Friday, April 26, 2013

Start Date: 4/26/2013 Start Time: 12:00 AM End Date: 4/26/2013 End Time: 11:59 PM House Republican Legislative Priorities Achieved Session brings largest tax cut to Hoosiers in the history of Ind. STATEHOUSE – Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) is pleased that the Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma

Morris: More assistance for 'Hardest Hit' Hoosiers

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Start Date: 4/17/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 4/17/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM More assistance for “Hardest Hit” Hoosiers STATEHOUSE – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann held a press conference today with State Representative Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne) regarding the expansion of Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund. The U.S. Department

Morris: Student receives prestigious award at the Statehouse

Monday, April 15, 2013

Start Date: 4/15/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 4/15/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM Student receives prestigious award at the Statehouse STATEHOUSE – State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) congratulates Jonathan C. Harper from Fort Wayne for receiving the 2013 Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship today. The award recognizes

Morris: Promoting high quality jobs for Hoosier Veterans

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Start Date: 3/19/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 3/19/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM Promoting high quality jobs for Hoosier Veterans The 2013 legislative session is heading into the final stretch. It is encouraging to see what legislation has passed through the General Assembly, especially bills promoting jobs and support for our veterans.

Morris: The House Budget supports Indiana jobs and economic development

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Start Date: 2/20/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 2/20/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM The House Budget supports Indiana jobs and economic development STATEHOUSE — Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) is very pleased with the proposals in House Bill 1001, the Indiana Budget. The budget has a strong focus on high quality job growth, bridging the

Rep. Morris comments on the death of Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy (2/5/2013)

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Start Date: 2/5/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 2/5/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM Rep. Morris comments on the death of Bishop Emeritus John D’Arcy Please include the following statement from State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) in regards to media coverage of the death of Honorable Bishop Emeritus John D’Arcy. STATEHOUSE - “I am

Rep. Morris comments on the death of Bishop Emeritus John D'Arcy

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Start Date: 2/5/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 2/5/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM Rep. Morris comments on the death of Bishop Emeritus John D’Arcy Please include the following statement from State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) in regards to media coverage of the death of Honorable Bishop Emeritus John D’Arcy. STATEHOUSE - “I am

Morris: The cornerstone of Indiana's economy

Friday, February 1, 2013

Start Date: 2/1/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 2/1/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM The cornerstone of Indiana’s economy Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy, with over 27 million companies fitting the mold of having less than 500 employees. According to the United States Small Business Administration, they also account

Morris: Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Start Date: 1/29/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 1/29/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM Suits and Sneakers at the Statehouse STATEHOUSE — Rep. Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne), House legislators and staff wore sneakers at the Statehouse today in support of the “Suits and Sneakers” challenge to promote awareness of the fight against

Rep. Morris introduced House Bill 1530, Personal Property Exemption

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Start Date: 1/15/2013 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 1/15/2013 End Time: 12:00 PM Rep. Morris introduced House Bill 1530, Personal Property Exemption STATEHOUSE — Rep. Robert Morris (R- Fort Wayne) introduced House Bill 1530 today, Thursday, January 15. HB1530 regards the tax exemption of personal property. “I am thrilled to

Rep. Morris to serve as Vice Chairman

Monday, December 3, 2012

Start Date: 12/3/2012 Start Time: 2:00 PM End Date: 12/3/2012 End Time: 3:00 PM Rep. Morris to serve as Vice Chairman STATEHOUSE — House Republican Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) has announced committee members for the Indiana House Republican caucus. Committee chairmen and caucus leaders are selected biennially by the majority

Morris: Organization Day: Republicans focus no jobs and education

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Start Date: 11/20/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 11/20/2012 End Time: 12:00 PM Organization Day: Republicans focus on jobs and education STATEHOUSE – Indiana Legislators were sworn in today, Organization Day, which marks the first meeting for the 118th General Assembly. All 100 members of the House, including 19 new Republicans, were

Rep. Morris judges "We the People" competition

Friday, November 2, 2012

Start Date: 11/2/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 11/2/2012 End Time: 12:00 PM Rep. Morris judges “We the People” competition STATEHOUSE — State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) was a judge in today’s local We the People competition for middle and high school students. The competition was held at the University of St.

Rep. Morris shows his support for Small Businesses

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Start Date: 10/30/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 10/30/2012 End Time: 12:00 PM Rep. Morris shows his support for Small Businesses STATEHOUSE — State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) and fellow House Republicans met with local small business leaders during the Fort Wayne stop of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

Morris: Own Your American Dream

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Start Date: 10/4/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 10/4/2012 End Time: 12:00 PM Own Your American Dream Indiana House Republicans introduce agenda centered on Fiscal Integrity, Jobs, and Education STATEHOUSE- Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), joined by a dozen of his House Republican

Rep. Morris:House Republicans now accepting intern applications for 2013 legislative session

Monday, September 24, 2012

Start Date: 9/24/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 9/24/2012 End Time: 12:00 PM STATEHOUSE – State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) is pleased to announce that the 2013 House Republican Internship Program is now accepting applications. The program is open to college students and graduates and is recommended to those who would like to gain

Rep. Morris: Memorial Coliseum ranks 13th in the world for ticket sales (9/6/2012)

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Start Date: 9/6/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 9/6/2012 End Time: 12:00 PM STATEHOUSE - Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) would like to congratulate the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum for being recognized as one of the top grossing venues for its size in ticket sales. According to Venues Today and Facilities magazine the coliseum ranked

Rep. Morris: Northcrest Elementary wins visit from an Indiana Supreme Court Justice

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Start Date: 9/6/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 9/6/2012 End Time: 12:00 PM STATEHOUSE - Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) congratulates Northcrest Elementary School for winning the Courts in the Classroom’s statewide contest. The prize for winning is a visit from an Indiana Supreme Court Justice. “It is fantastic to have such

Rep. Morris: Allen County designated as drought disaster area

Friday, August 17, 2012

Start Date: 8/17/2012 Start Time: 12:00 PM End Date: 8/17/2012 End Time: 12:00 PM STATEHOUSE – Allen County, represented in part by Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne), has qualified for drought assistance as part of the state’s ongoing response to the latest drought conditions. Lt. Governor Becky Skillman announced today that all of

Rep. Morris encourages residents to utilize fire safety practices

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Start Date: 6/28/2012 All Day End Date: 6/28/2012 Rep. Morris encourages residents to utilize fire safety practices STATEHOUSE—State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) encourages residents to utilize good fire safety practices during the severe drought affecting Indiana. In response to severe dry conditions, Allen County has entered into

Rep. Morris protects homeowners

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Start Date: 3/21/2012 All Day End Date: 3/21/2012 Rep. Morris protects homeowners STATEHOUSE – State Rep. Bob Morris (R – Ft. Wayne) authored a consumer protection bill that will stop “storm chasers,” those who come into the state after storms and take advantage of vulnerable homeowners. “Many homeowners

Rep. Morris 'Sine Die' Statement

Friday, March 9, 2012

Start Date: 3/9/2012 All Day End Date: 3/9/2012 Rep. Morris ‘Sine Die’ Statement Please include the following statement from Rep. Bob Morris (R- Ft. Wayne) in your coverage of the conclusion of the 2012 legislative session. STATEHOUSE— “This session, we passed needed and important legislation to benefit

Rep. Morris: A-10 jet fighters should stay in Ft. Wayne

Friday, February 10, 2012

Start Date: 2/10/2012 End Date: 2/10/2012 As a State Representative, it is an honor and a privilege to represent the many in our district who are members of the Indiana National Guard. Their voluntary service to the state is exemplary and their work invaluable. With this conviction in mind, I attended a news conference Wednesday, where

Morris: The State of the General Assembly

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Start Date: 1/19/2012 End Date: 1/19/2012 The words used to describe the state of the General Assembly should be civil, democratic, and productive. The majority of House Democrats’ actions over the past three weeks, though, have all but ensured these words come to no one’s mind when describing the 2012 legislative session. They

Rep. Morris reacts to State of the State Address

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Start Date: 1/12/2012 End Date: 1/12/2012 “Throughout the past seven years, Governor Daniels has fundamentally strengthened our state and has propelled Indiana forward with key economic development and education reform policies. Indiana is now the state to emulate. It was an honor to be present at the governor’s last State of

Morris: Legislation in jeopardy

Friday, January 6, 2012

Start Date: 1/6/2012 End Date: 1/6/2012 The 2012 legislative session was scheduled to begin last Wednesday. I was eager to resume the people’s work and pass needed legislation for Hoosiers and their families. The House Democrats though failed to show up for the first week of session and have prohibited the House from conducting

Morris: House Democrats silence Hoosiers voices

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Start Date: 1/5/2012 End Date: 1/5/2012 Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) and his House Republican colleagues came ready to get back to work today, however the majority of the House Democrats did not show up to do the work of the people. The majority of Democrats failed to attend the start of the 2012 legislative session, which prevented all

Rep. Morris: Bring Jobs to Ind. Is my priority

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Start Date: 11/22/2011 All Day End Date: 11/22/2011 Rep. Morris: Bring Jobs to Ind. Is my priority STATEHOUSE —Members of the Indiana General Assembly, including State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne), returned to the Statehouse for Organization Day to hear the House Speaker deliver a speech setting the tone for the upcoming

Morris: Indiana House now accepting intern applications for the 2012 legislative session

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Start Date: 9/14/2011 All Day End Date: 9/14/2011 <![CDATA[ Indiana House now accepting intern applications for the 2012 legislative session STATEHOUSE-College students and recent graduates interested in gaining professional experience and learning more about the legislative process are strongly encouraged to apply for this year's

Rep. Morris Applauds Fred H. Croninger Elementary School

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Start Date: 7/12/2011 All Day End Date: 7/12/2011 <![CDATA[ Rep. Morris Applauds Fred H. Croninger Elementary School STATEHOUSE-State Representative Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) applauds Fred H. Croninger Elementary school for their exceptionally high ISTEP score for the year 2011. Today, the Indiana Department of Education released the

Rep. Morris appointed to Interim Study Committees

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Start Date: 7/7/2011 All Day End Date: 7/7/2011 <![CDATA[ Rep. Morris appointed to Interim Study Committees STATEHOUSE-House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) has appointed Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) to three interim study committees, which are the Joint Study Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Assessment and Solutions,

Rep. Morris represents District 84 with a strong voting record

Monday, June 13, 2011

Start Date: 6/13/2011 All Day End Date: 6/13/2011 <![CDATA[ Rep. Morris represents District 84 with a strong voting record STATEHOUSE-State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) represented District 84 with a strong voting record this session. His vote record was 99.85% percent for the 2011 Legislative session.

Morris: Governor Signs Rep. Morris's Bills

Friday, May 13, 2011

Start Date: 5/13/2011 All Day End Date: 5/13/2011 <![CDATA[ House Enrolled Act 1046 and Senate Enrolled Act 506 Enacted STATEHOUSE - Rep. Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne) co-authored House Enrolled Act 1046 and co-sponsored Senate Enrolled Act 506. House Enrolled Act 1046 aids home builders and Senate Enrolled Act 506 strengthens second

Rep. Morris Delivers on Promises

Friday, April 29, 2011

Start Date: 4/29/2011 All Day End Date: 4/29/2011 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE - The 2011 legislative session has been a session of historic challenges and historic accomplishments. Despite the road bumps presented this session House Republicans have delivered on the promises they made in 2010. Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) along with other House

Rep. Morris has first bill signed by Governor

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Start Date: 4/21/2011 All Day End Date: 4/21/2011 <![CDATA[ House bill 1224 improves safety in school zone areas Rep. Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne) co-authored House Bill 1224 which pertains to speed zones for all-year schools. This was a bi-partisan bill with both Democrat and Republican authorship. The bill states that after June 30,

Rep. Morris strengthens 2nd Amendment right

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Start Date: 4/14/2011 All Day End Date: 4/14/2011 <![CDATA[ Senate Bill 506 passes both chambers Rep. Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne) sponsored Senate Bill 506 which pertains to handgun possession. Senate Bill 506 allows an individual to carry a handgun without a license in a vehicle or on property that they rent, own or lease. Additionally,

Rep. Morris co-authors bill that allows for better utilization of industrial waste in Indiana

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Start Date: 4/12/2011 All Day End Date: 4/12/2011 <![CDATA[ Rep. Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne) co-authored House Bill 1112, land application of industrial waste products. House Bill 1112 requires the Commission of the Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) to approve or deny an application for a permit concerning the land application

Rep. Morris improves safety in school zone areas

Monday, April 11, 2011

Start Date: 4/11/2011 All Day End Date: 4/11/2011 <![CDATA[ House bill 1224 passes both chambers Rep. Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne) co-authored House Bill 1224 which pertains to speed zones for all-year schools. This is a bi-partisan bill with both Democrat and Republican authorship. The bill states that after June 30, 2012, if a school

Rep. Morris address public safety local option income tax

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Start Date: 3/29/2011 All Day End Date: 3/29/2011 <![CDATA[ Rep. Morris's first bill passes out of the Indiana House of Representatives STATEHOUSE - Rep. Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne) authored House Bill 1170, which addresses public safety local option income tax. This bill provides that for the first two years after a local option income

Rep. Morris aides homebuilders

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Start Date: 3/24/2011 All Day End Date: 3/24/2011 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE - Rep. Bob Morris (R- Fort Wayne) co-authored House Bill 1046, which provides a 50% property tax deduction to a residential builder for a single family residence, townhouse or condominium that has never been occupied. "This bill is beneficial because it helps with the

Morris: Letter to the Editor

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Start Date: 3/22/2011 All Day End Date: 3/22/2011 <![CDATA[ Dear Neighbor, In September of 2010, I made a pledge to the Indiana House Republicans' 'Strengthen Indiana Plan.' Our plan protected Hoosier tax payers, promoted job creation and expanded education opportunities. The plan hasn't changed. Our plan has been and continues to be

Morris: House Republican Freshman Galvanized for Democracy

Monday, March 14, 2011

Start Date: 3/14/2011 All Day End Date: 3/14/2011 <![CDATA[ We entered the 2011 General Assembly with a passion to serve and a commitment to make a difference. Voters put us in charge to focus on jobs, a balanced budget with no new taxes and education improvement. In November we took an oath to uphold Indiana and our country's

Morris: Letter to the Editor

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Start Date: 3/3/2011 All Day End Date: 3/3/2011 <![CDATA[ Dear Editor, It was almost two weeks ago when the House Democrats decided to leave the State of Indiana and seek refuge in Urbana, Illinois. Their actions have caused work and production, here at the Statehouse, to essentially come to a full blown halt. I want to take a moment to

Rep. Morris Comments on Democrat's actions

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Start Date: 2/23/2011 All Day End Date: 2/23/2011 <![CDATA[ "I am truly saddened by the Democrat's actions of issuing a list of demands and fleeing the state. They have demanded that the Republican Caucus kill certain bills, citing that if we concede to their demands, they will return. They should return not because their demands are met,

Morris: Enhancing everyone's education

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Start Date: 2/22/2011 All Day End Date: 2/22/2011 <![CDATA[ Opinion Column by Representative Morris Throughout this legislative session, we have heard hours of debate and testimony concerning education, and we will continue to hear more in the upcoming weeks. The creation of education bills are rooted in our desire to provide students

Rep. Morris commends Ft. Wayne teachers

Friday, February 11, 2011

Start Date: 2/11/2011 All Day End Date: 2/11/2011 <![CDATA[ Rep. Morris commends Ft. Wayne teachers STATEHOUSE - State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Ft. Wayne) commends Ft. Wayne teachers for their hard work and dedication. Wednesday night, Rep. Morris attended a town hall where many teachers were present. "I was encouraged to see all the

Rep. Morris attends Right to Life Rally

Monday, January 31, 2011

Start Date: 1/31/2011 All Day End Date: 1/31/2011 <![CDATA[ Rep. Morris attends Right to Life Rally STATEHOUSE - State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Ft. Wayne) attended this Saturday's Right to Life Rally in Ft Wayne. This was the 37th Annual Rally and March for Life. The rally was held at the Scottish Rite Memorial at noon and the key note address

Rep. Morris commends INDOT

Friday, January 21, 2011

Start Date: 1/21/2011 All Day End Date: 1/21/2011 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE- State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) is commending Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for the great job they are doing in keeping our roadways safe and clear this winter. "As I was driving home yesterday from the Statehouse to Ft. Wayne, I was very

Rep. Morris hopes to see students at the Statehouse this session

Monday, January 3, 2011

Start Date: 1/3/2011 All Day End Date: 1/3/2011 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE- State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Ft. Wayne) is encouraging local students to apply for the Statehouse Page Program. The Indiana House of Representatives offers the chance for students between the ages of 13 and 18 to come to the Statehouse and participate in the legislative

Reps. Morris, Pond will Recruit Interns This Thursday

Monday, September 20, 2010

Start Date: 9/20/2010 All Day End Date: 9/20/2010 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE- State Reps. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) and Phyllis Pond (R-New Haven) will be on hand at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne's Internship Fair this Thursday, encouraging college students to apply to the House's Internship program and discussing the benefits

Morris: De Kalb County receives grant to update airport

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Start Date: 9/1/2010 All Day End Date: 9/1/2010 <![CDATA[ State Reps. Dick Dodge (R-Pleasant Lake), Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) and Phyllis Pond (R-New Haven) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation is teaming up with the Federal Aviation Administration to provide the grant for the De Kalb County Airport. "This is great

Morris sworn into service by Chief Justice

Friday, August 6, 2010

Start Date: 8/6/2010 All Day End Date: 8/6/2010 <![CDATA[ State Rep. Robert Morris (R-Fort Wayne) was sworn into public service today by Chief Justice Randall Shepard in the Indiana House Chambers. Rep. Morris will serve the last four months of former State Rep. Randy Borror's legislative term inrepresenting House District 84, which

Borror: Fort Wayne Schools Home to State Champions

Monday, April 26, 2010

Start Date: 4/26/2010 All Day End Date: 4/26/2010 <![CDATA[ State Reps. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) and Matt Bell (R-Avilla) came together to honor two local high school girls' basketball teams from Fort Wayne who won state championships. Fort Wayne Canterbury High School Cavaliers Girls' basketball team brought home their third

Borror: House Republicans Claim Victory for 2010 Session: Schools and businesses declared winners of session debate

Monday, April 26, 2010

Start Date: 4/26/2010 All Day End Date: 4/26/2010 <![CDATA[ Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) took home a victory as the 2010 legislation session Sine Die, or adjourned, shortly after midnight Friday, March 12. In the final hours of session, legislators passed House Bill 1367 by a 97-0 vote to allow schools the flexibility to transfer

Rep. Borror on board with Illiana Expressway

Monday, March 1, 2010

Start Date: 3/1/2010 All Day End Date: 3/1/2010 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE - Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) voted in support of Senate Bill (SB) 382 today to allow the construction of the Illiana Expressway without any legislative approval. The bill passed out of the House by a 89-6 vote. SB 382 authorizes, but does not require, a

Rep. Borror rallies members to oppose majority report

Friday, January 29, 2010

Start Date: 1/29/2010 All Day End Date: 1/29/2010 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE - The Indiana House of Representatives experienced something today they are unlikely to experience again-a failed majority committee report with a vote of 49-49. Phil Hinkle (R-Indianapolis) first presented the minority committee report, disagreeing with the majority

Rep. Borror Reacts to State of the State Address

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Start Date: 1/20/2010 All Day End Date: 1/20/2010 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE-"Gov. Daniels indeed recognizes the challenges the legislature and, more importantly, Hoosiers face this year. However, he also has solid ideas to get Indiana through this period of economic downturn. His support for local government reform, his call to move forward

Borror: Constitutional Property Tax Caps Pass House, Advance To Senate

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Start Date: 1/12/2010 All Day End Date: 1/12/2010 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE- Representative Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) released the following statement today in response to the passage of HJR1, the constitutional amendment to permanently cap homeowner's property taxes. The measure passed the House by a vote of 75 to 23. "I am pleased to say

Rep. Borror Statement on Mrs. GiaQuinta

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Start Date: 6/25/2009 All Day End Date: 6/25/2009 <![CDATA[ State Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) today offered the following comments regarding the passing of Mrs. Helen Kelly GiaQuinta: "My wife and I are deeply saddened to hear of Helen's passing. She was a caring friend to both of us and to many in Fort Wayne's political

Borror Tired of House Democrat Antics

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Start Date: 6/24/2009 All Day End Date: 6/24/2009 <![CDATA[ With less than a week remaining before the end of the fiscal year, House Democrats suddenly discovered a newly found respect for public testimony, state Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) said Wednesday. Today was the first meeting of the conference committee for the state's

Borror: Statement on House Passage of Democrat Budget

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Start Date: 6/18/2009 All Day End Date: 6/18/2009 <![CDATA[ Today in the Indiana House, Democrats passed a budget 52-48, which most certainly will lead to a tax increase for Hoosiers all across the state. Most troubling is the lack of recognition that Hoosiers are facing difficult times and that state government is also facing difficult

Borror: Dems Add More Spending to Budget in Committee

Monday, June 15, 2009

Start Date: 6/15/2009 All Day End Date: 6/15/2009 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) - In the House Ways and Means Committee today, House Democrats added millions of dollars in spending to the already spendthrift House Democratic budget with about 30 amendments. State Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne), a member of the committee, said the amendments

Borror: Statement on House Democrats' Budget Proposal

Friday, June 12, 2009

Start Date: 6/12/2009 All Day End Date: 6/12/2009 <![CDATA[ State Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) offered the following statement on the House Democrats' proposed budget on June 12, 2009: We have $1.5 billion less to work with than we did for our last budget, and House Democrats want us to spend more money this time around, not less.

Borror: Statement on ITT Corporation's U.S. Army Contract

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Start Date: 6/10/2009 All Day End Date: 6/10/2009 <![CDATA[ State Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) offered the following response to news of ITT Corporation's U.S. Army contract on June 10, 2009: "ITT is a stronghold of our Ft. Wayne economy, and being awarded this multi-million-dollar contract will allow the corporation to thrive in

Borror: Statements on Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund and Budget

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Start Date: 4/30/2009 All Day End Date: 4/30/2009 <![CDATA[ Budget "This budget was simply unacceptable - in process and outcome. In the final hours of the legislative session, the final version was still undetermined. Making matters worse, House Republicans were removed from last-minute negotiations on the budget when Speaker Bauer

Rep. Borror's Statement on Former Commissioner Rousseau

Monday, April 27, 2009

Start Date: 4/27/2009 All Day End Date: 4/27/2009 <![CDATA[ Please include this statement from state Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) in your coverage of former Allen County Commissioner Ed Rousseau: "This is a terrible loss for our community. Ed was a perfectionist, a consummate researcher who never stopped working to make Fort Wayne a

Borror: Statement on Superior Essex's Fort Wayne Expansion

Monday, April 27, 2009

Start Date: 4/27/2009 All Day End Date: 4/27/2009 <![CDATA[ Please include this statement from state Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) in your coverage of Superior Essex's Fort Wayne expansion: "In the midst of this recession, we're bombarded by stories of businesses cutting back and closing operations either temporarily or permanently.

Rep. Borror Assigned to Three Most Divisive Conference Committees of Session

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Start Date: 4/23/2009 All Day End Date: 4/23/2009 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE - Crafting a frugal state budget, finding solutions to fill the hole in Indiana's jobless fund and helping the Indianapolis Capital Improvement Board make up its $47.5 million deficit are tasks Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) is charged to complete by April 29, the

Rep. Borror Honors Big Brothers Big Sisters

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Start Date: 4/21/2009 All Day End Date: 4/21/2009 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE)- State Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) today honored the Big Brothers Big Sisters youth mentoring organization for helping to enrich the lives of more than 7,500 boys and girls in Indiana. Rep. Borror praised Big Brothers Big Sisters during a point of personal

Borror: Fort Wayne Qualifies for Water Project Grant

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Start Date: 4/16/2009 All Day End Date: 4/16/2009 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) April 16, 2009 - State Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) today announced that Fort Wayne qualifies to receive an estimated $1,500,000 grant from federal stimulus funding through the Indiana Finance Authority to complete improvements to Fort Wayne's wastewater systems.

Rep. Borror: A Sad Tax Day for Hoosiers

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Start Date: 4/16/2009 All Day End Date: 4/16/2009 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE - House Democrats ran out on permanent property tax relief today before the Caps Clock did, Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) said. Today was the deadline for the third reading of bills in the House. House Democrats voted to adjourn until Monday. Unfortunately, Tax Day

Rep. Borror Encourages Renewable Energy for Indiana's Electricity Providers

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Start Date: 4/15/2009 All Day End Date: 4/15/2009 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) April 15, 2009 - Renewable energy standards might be coming soon to an electricity provider near you. The Indiana House of Representatives voted 92-3 to pass Senate Bill 420, co-sponsored by Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne). The bill develops a strategy for

Rep. Borror Honors Families of Fallen Indiana Soldiers

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Start Date: 3/24/2009 All Day End Date: 3/24/2009 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) March 24, 2009 - Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) today joined the Indiana General Assembly in honoring the families of Indiana soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice defending their country, especially those fighting the war on terrorism. In a resolution, the

Rep. Randy Borror's Letter to the Editor

Friday, February 27, 2009

Start Date: 2/27/2009 All Day End Date: 2/27/2009 <![CDATA[ Session Sinks to Low Point on Final Day Bills pass from House to Senate The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed House Bill 1729 on Wednesday, aptly titled, "Gaming Tax Relief." With utter disregard for the critical issues facing the average Hoosier, including

Borror: House Establishes a Capital Improvement Board for Fort Wanye

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Start Date: 2/25/2009 All Day End Date: 2/25/2009 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Feb. 25, 2009 - The Indiana House of Representatives passed House Bill 1604, which allows Allen County to better capitalize on investment opportunities in Allen County and Fort Wayne. The legislation co-authored by Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) would allow Fort

Borror: House Passes Bill Providing Logistic Tax Exemptions

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Start Date: 2/25/2009 All Day End Date: 2/25/2009 <![CDATA[ House Passes Bill Providing Logistic Tax Exemptions (STATEHOUSE) Feb. 25, 2009 - The Indiana House of Representatives passed House Bill 1598, which would offer wheel tax and commercial vehicle excise tax to new, developing or expanding logistic companies. House Bill 1598,

Rep. Borror on State of the State

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Start Date: 1/13/2009 All Day End Date: 1/13/2009 <![CDATA[ "Governor Daniels is the leader we need now," said Rep. Borror (R-Fort Wayne). "Times are rough and the General Assembly has a lot of work to do. This legislature will be tested in ways it never has before. Indiana is going to have to make some sacrifices. "Gov. Daniels laid

Rep. Borror Returns To Statehouse

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Start Date: 1/7/2009 All Day End Date: 1/7/2009 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Jan. 7, 2009 - Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne), along with his House colleagues, opened the 2009 session of the Indiana General Assembly today at the Statehouse. Rep. Borror starts the session with a number of goals that aim to control government spending and maintain

Rep. Borror Named to House Committees

Friday, December 12, 2008

Start Date: 12/12/2008 All Day End Date: 12/12/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Dec. 12, 2008 - State Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) was assigned to the committees on Ways and Means and Veterans Affairs and Public Safety by Republican Leader Brian C. Bosma. Borror will serve on these committees for the next two years since assignments are

Borror: House Passes Immediate Relief and Permanent Reform

Friday, March 14, 2008

Start Date: 3/14/2008 All Day End Date: 3/14/2008 <![CDATA[ STATEHOUSE (March 14, 2008) - Hoosier taxpayers will see immediate property tax relief, and the process for permanent property tax reform has begun. The Indiana General Assembly created a property tax plan that includes most of the House Republicans' 10 Standards for Success. The

Rep. Borror's Statement on the Passing of Senator Ford

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Start Date: 3/5/2008 All Day End Date: 3/5/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) 5, 2008 - "Spending the day with David Ford was like spending a day with an encyclopedia," said Rep. Randy Borror (R- Fort Wayne). "He had a vast amount of knowledge. He was sincere and always concerned for rural communities and small towns. "David and I appeared at

Rep. Borror Named Advisor on Property Tax Bill

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Start Date: 2/28/2008 All Day End Date: 2/28/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Feb. 28, 2008 - House Bill 1001, which contains the elements of the governor's property tax plan, has now passed the House and the Senate, but due to disagreements regarding the language of the legislation, the bill now moves to conference committee. Rep. Randy Borror

Statements from Rep. Randy Borror

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Start Date: 2/28/2008 All Day End Date: 2/28/2008 <![CDATA[ SJR 1 "To think that property tax bills would be based on household income rather than the value of the property is an absolute joke," said Rep. Borror. "I can't comprehend why Rep. Crawford thinks it is a good idea to tax property based on income, instead of assessed value of the

Borror: House Democrats Once Again Ignore Hoosier Families

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Start Date: 2/26/2008 All Day End Date: 2/26/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Feb. 26, 2008 - Today, Rep. Randy Borror (R- Fort Wayne) offered an amendment to Senate Joint Resolution 1 to return it to its original form. House Democrats killed the amendment, and voted to tie homestead circuit-breakers to household income, instead of the

Rep. Borror's Statement on Democrat procedural moves

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Start Date: 2/21/2008 All Day End Date: 2/21/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Feb. 19, 2008 - House Republicans were disappointed Thursday because the majority Democrats unreasonably denied them the opportunity to add amendments to Senate Bill 345, which contained measures dealing with incorrect classification of employees. House Democrats, who

Rep. Borror's Statement Regarding Rep. Crawford's Amendment to SJR 1

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Start Date: 2/20/2008 All Day End Date: 2/20/2008 <![CDATA[ "The fact of the matter is, we have talked about unintended consequences since I have been here, but rarely have we tried to amend the Constitution with so many unintended consequences," said Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne). "We have to pass this bill out of committee today, and

Borror Bills Improve Access to Government, Provide Property Tax Deductions and Improve Veterans' Homes

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Start Date: 2/19/2008 All Day End Date: 2/19/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Feb. 19, 2008 - Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) successfully moved three bills through the General Assembly today. Senate Bill 250 that would improve veterans' homes, House Bill 1159 would lead to greater access to Indiana government for Hoosiers and House Bill 1164

Borror: Construction of U.S. 24 Interchanges, Two Years Ahead of Schedule

Friday, February 8, 2008

Start Date: 2/8/2008 All Day End Date: 2/8/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Feb. 8, 2008 - The construction of the interchange at State Road 101 and U.S. 24 will be contracted this spring, two years ahead of schedule, according to Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne). The design work, which began in December, has been completed, and construction

Rep. Borror Disappointed that Property Tax Caps Not Considered in House

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Start Date: 1/30/2008 All Day End Date: 1/30/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Jan. 30, 2008 - Property tax reform in Indiana took a blow Tuesday night as House Democrats refused to hear House Joint Resolution 1, the bill containing constitutional property tax caps for homeowners, rental properties and businesses. "House Democrats did a great

Borror Bills Improve Access to Government, Provide Property Tax Deductions

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Start Date: 1/29/2008 All Day End Date: 1/29/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Jan. 29, 2008 - A bill co-authored by Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) should lead to greater access to Indiana government for Hoosiers, while another bill co-authored by Rep. Borror would provide property tax deductions for model residences. The House of

Borror: Tax Relief Advances Out of the House

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Start Date: 1/24/2008 All Day End Date: 1/24/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Jan. 24, 2008 - Hoosiers are a step closer to property tax relief after the Indiana House of Representatives on Thursday passed House Bill 1001 by a vote of 93-1. The bill now heads to the Indiana Senate. The bill contains about $700 million in new property relief,

Rep. Borror Votes $900 Million Tax Cut Out of Committee

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Start Date: 1/17/2008 All Day End Date: 1/17/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Jan. 17, 2008 - The House Ways and Means Committee, which that hears all proposed tax legislation, passed House Bill 1001, the governor's property tax plan, out of committee with a vote of 24-0. Under the proposal, homeowners would receive nearly $900 million in tax

Rep. Borror Seeks Students to Experience Statehouse Activity

Monday, January 14, 2008

Start Date: 1/14/2008 All Day End Date: 1/14/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Jan. 14, 2008 - The legislative session is here and state Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne) would like students to apply for the Statehouse Page Program. The Indiana House of Representatives offers a page program, which allows students from across the state to

Rep. Randy Borror Returns To Statehouse

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Start Date: 1/8/2008 All Day End Date: 1/8/2008 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Jan. 8, 2008 - Today, Rep. Randy Borror (R-Fort Wayne), along with House colleagues, opened the 2008 session of the Indiana General Assembly at the Statehouse. Rep. Borror starts the session with a number of goals to improve the lives of Hoosier families. "With our

Borror: House Republicans begin efforts to ease taxpayers' burden

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Start Date: 11/20/2007 All Day End Date: 11/20/2007 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Nov. 20, 2007 - House Republicans used Organization Day as the start of their efforts to ease Hoosier taxpayers' property tax burden with permanent and comprehensive reform. Organization Day is usually a largely ceremonial affair, with members being sworn in and

Borror: Greenways Expanding in Fort Wayne

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Start Date: 11/13/2007 All Day End Date: 11/13/2007 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) Nov. 13, 2007 - Fort Wayne's spectacular 20-mile Rivergreenway trail along the banks of the St. Marys, St. Joseph and the Maumee Rivers is expanding. An addition to the Fort Wayne Greenway system, the Pufferbelly Trail, is in the works thanks to a $967,166 award

Representative Borror Recognized for Leadership Ability

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Start Date: 7/12/2007 All Day End Date: 7/12/2007 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) July 12, 2007 - The State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF) has recognized Representative Randy Borror (R-Ft. Wayne) for his leadership ability by selecting him to attend the 2007 Emerging Leaders Program. Rep. Borror was chosen out of hundreds of state lawmakers

Rep. Borror Expands Regional Development Authority Option

Monday, May 14, 2007

Start Date: 5/14/2007 All Day End Date: 5/14/2007 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) May 14, 2007 - Governor Daniels signed House Enrolled Act 1774 (HEA 1774) co-authored by Representative Randy Borror (R-Ft. Wayne). The act establishes the option for second-class cities to develop regional development authorities (RDA), which address the financing

Borror: Governor Signs Borror's Bill to Review Certified Technology Parks

Monday, May 7, 2007

Start Date: 5/7/2007 All Day End Date: 5/7/2007 <![CDATA[ (STATEHOUSE) May 7, 2007 - Last week, Governor Daniels signed House Enrolled Act 1424 co-sponsored by Representative Randy Borror (R- Ft. Wayne), which requires the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) to review certified technology parks (CTP) and recertify them every
Reps. Morris and Mahan discuss legislation on the House Floor
Rep. Morris and his family on Org Day 2015
Rep. Morris and his son on the House Floor