FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JAN. 12, 2007

CONTACT: TERRY R. CASSREINO
Phone:
(601) 969-2913
E-mail:
cassreino@msdemocrats.net

 

Dowdy statement on Leonard Morris

JACKSON (Friday, Jan. 12, 2007) – Wayne Dowdy, chairman of the Mississippi Democratic Party, issued the following statement tonight regarding the death of state Rep. Leonard Morris, who had served in the Legislature since 1993.

“Rep. Morris served his constituents, the state House and the state of Mississippi well,” Dowdy said. “He was dedicated to working for the good of the people and his death will be a huge loss to the state and the House of Representatives.

“Among other things, Rep. Morris was a fierce advocate of public education, having served as a member of the House Education Committee since he joined the Legislature. His voice and perspective on education matters, as well as others issues, was valuable.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time.”

 

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