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John Morgan Talks Politics and Possible Run for Governor in Tallahassee

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Posted at 5:30 PM, Feb 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-02 14:34:41-05

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) - Attorney John Morgan, founder of "Morgan and Morgan" law firm and possible gubernatorial candidate, came to the Big Bend Thursday.

Morgan says he's undecided whether or not he'll run for governor of Florida in 2018, speaking to the Tallahassee Tiger Bay Club.

"We've got the greatest state in the whole country," said Morgan. 

Keeping it light and funny, Morgan spoke for nearly an hour and spoke on several subjects including: raising the state's minimum wage, prison reforms and decriminalizing marijuana.

"The solution to the problem in the state of Florida and across the country is a fair living wage," says Morgan.

If Morgan decides not to run in 2018, he plans on backing a constitutional amendment to raise the wage.

Morgan chaired and funded the amendment 2 campaign, which earned 71 percent of the vote to legalize medical marijuana in Florida.

Morgan stressed that if he runs, he would not run "against" several of his friends in 2018, such as Gwen Graham and Adam Putnam, but rather focus on what he thinks would be great for the state.