Bruce Morris

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Bruce V. Morris
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 140th District
In office
2007 – present
Preceded by Joseph Mann[1]
Personal details
Born Norwalk, Connecticut[2]
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Gail
Residence Norwalk, Connecticut
Alma mater University of Connecticut
Religion Christian

Bruce V. Morris is a four-term Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives representing Norwalk, Connecticut in the 140th assembly district. He is deputy majority whip and vice chair of the Human Services Committee. He was named assistant majority whip during his second term and served in that capacity until his promotion to deputy majority whip in 2012. Morris serves as an assistant pastor at Macedonia Church in Norwalk and human relations officer for the Norwalk school system.[3] He is also an elected executive board member of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators.[4]

He defeated Republican Richard A. McQuaid in 2006. [5]

Awards[edit]

  • Connecticut League of Conservation Voters award for perfect support of environmental initiatives in 2011[4]
  • Dental Hygienists – 2011, 2010 Legislative Awards[4]
  • Omega Psi Phi - 2008 Citizen of the Year[4]
  • Parent Leadership Training Institute - 2008 Leadership Service Award[4]
  • United Way[4]
  • Connecticut Public Housing Network[4]
  • NAACP - 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut[4]

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Preceded by
Joseph Mann
Member of the
Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 140th District

2007 – present
Succeeded by
incumbent