Jason is running for the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners. The son of a commercial fisherman and school lunch aide, Jason Morgan was raised in Pinconning, Michigan. By working part-time and thanks to scholarships, Jason worked his way through college, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Northern Michigan University. Jason most recently served as the Director of Government and Community Relations at Washtenaw Community College, where he was responsible for leading the College’s government and community outreach in coordination with local, state and federal officials.
“I will work to strengthen our local economy by creating livable wage jobs. We must support the growth of local businesses and attraction of new companies and employers. As part of this strategy, we must invest in education and job training. Working together through cooperative partnerships between government, businesses, and non-profits is key to ensuring the succe”
“I support investing in our infrastructure and neighborhoods. We must maintain our roads, sidewalks, and drainage systems, while protecting our parks, water and open spaces. Washtenaw County is enriched by the Huron River, a robust parks system, and beautiful natural spaces which provide for recreation and a healthier natural environment. We must maintain and invest in these resources.”
“I support a strong public safety and human services system. We must serve and protect our most vulnerable residents and ensure a safe community. We must simultaneously provide the resources needed to provide safe neighborhoods while addressing the root causes of crime through mental health treatment and restorative justice strategies within our courts. ”
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