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Eric Morrison


District 27


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Eric Morrison

Rep. Morrison is a lifelong Delawarean. He grew up downstate in Bridgeville and graduated from the University of Delaware Honors Program in 1996. Rep. Morrison worked for six years as a full-time educator and as a part-time educator for many years thereafter.

Rep. Morrison worked for 13 years in Medicaid, Medicare, and other vital health programs for Delawareans—such as the Delaware Prescription Assistance Program (DPAP), the Delaware Healthy Children Program (DHCP), the Community Healthcare Access Program (CHAP), and the Delaware Cancer Treatment Program (DCTP). He helped implement Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage in Delaware and traveled the state educating and signing up seniors. He now works as a technical writer.

Since a young age, Rep. Morrison has been very involved in his community. As an adult, he has held long-term leadership positions in community organizations and nonprofits including Delaware Pride and Delaware United. Also, he has volunteered and continues to volunteer for numerous community organizations like AIDS Delaware, the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware, and Faithful Friends. He has volunteered regularly at the Food Bank of Delaware for over 17 years.

Before being elected as state representative for the 27th District, Rep. Morrison participated extensively in local and state politics for several years as an activist and as an organizer. He worked to help pass important legislation, organized and moderated various forums to help educate the community about political and social issues, as well as candidate forums and debates. Also, he held “boots on the ground” and leadership roles in the campaigns of many progressive Democratic candidates and elected officials at local, statewide, and federal levels.

In his spare time, Rep. Morrison enjoys reading, watching documentaries, and spending time with his wonderful family and friends.

Education

University of Delaware Honors Program-1996, English major; History minor, concentration in Ethnic & Cultural Studies; Advanced Honors Certificate

Occupation

Technical Writer

Legislative Service:

House, 2020 - Present

Committees:

  • Corrections, Member
  • Education, Member
  • Health & Human Development, Member
  • Labor, Member
  • Veterans Affairs, Member

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Legislative Highlights


House Bill 366 - House Amendment 1


This Act requires a candidate’s political committee’s contribution and expense report, provided to the Department of Elections, to include the primary employer and job title of each person contributing to the committee. The Act requires the Department to review every […]

House Bill 378 - House Amendment 1, House Amendment 2


This Act clarifies the authority of the Office of Animal Welfare and Department of Agriculture to enforce all state laws relating to protection and control of animals, including dog barking laws. The Act also transfers the authority to impose and […]

House Bill 409


This Act requires all employers in the State to provide employees with a minimum of 1 hour of earned sick time and safety leave for every 30 hours worked. For employers with fewer than 10 employees, the time may be […]

House Bill 414


This Act adds coercive conduct which restricts, controls, or interferes with an individual’s finances or financial resources including their bank accounts, credit cards, employment, education, and personal identity to the definition of “abuse” under Protection from Abuse Proceedings section in […]