Senators

Jeff Raatz

Contact Information

200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-382-9467
or 317-232-9400
Email: Senator.Raatz@iga.in.gov

Legislative Assistant
Mike Brown
Phone: 317-232-9488

Media Contact:
Yardley Collett
Phone: 317-234-9221

 

Jeff Raatz

State Senator - District 27

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2014 – Present 

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Corrections & Criminal Law
Education & Career Development
Insurance & Financial Institutions 

Education

Baker College of Muskegon, BA in Business

Activities

Kiwanis Club, Board Member
Faith Christian Fellowship International, Board Member 
New Creations Chapel, Board Member

Military

U.S. Army

Occupation

Business Owner, Raatz LLC. 

Personal

Wife: Lisa
Children: Samantha and Robyn 

Counties Served

Randolph, Wayne and Union counties and portions of Dearborn, Franklin and Fayette counties

 

 

Jeff Raatz

State Senator - District 27

Raatz: Indiana Senate Republicans Offering Paid Internships

Posted by: Yardley Collett  | Tuesday, September 6, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 6, 2016) – The Indiana Senate Republican Caucus is offering paid, spring-semester internships in its legislative, legal, policy, communications and information technology offices during the 2017 session of the General Assembly, said State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville). Qualified candidates must be at least a college sophomore. more»

Sen. Raatz Completes Regional Leadership Institute

Posted by: Yardley Collett  | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 23, 2016) – State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) was among 37 select lawmakers to complete a leadership training program that identifies and assists emerging state and provincial leaders in the Midwest. Sen. Raatz met with fellow lawmakers from Indiana, 10 other Midwestern states and three Canadian provinces on August 12-16, in more»

Sen. Raatz Appointed to Eastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission

Posted by: Yardley Collett  | Wednesday, July 6, 2016

STATEHOUSE (July 6, 2016) – State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) was recently appointed by Gov. Mike Pence to the Eastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (EIRPC). The EIRPC will allow member counties to apply for U.S. Economic Development Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grants, which typically come more»

State Sen. Jeff Raatz to Serve on Study Committees

Posted by: Yardley Collett  | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

STATEHOUSE (June 22, 2016) — State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) will serve on the following study committees during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2017 session of the General Assembly: Interim Study Committee on Education Interim Study Committee on Environmental Affairs Interim Study Committee on Financial Institutions and more»

Raatz Ranked Among Top State Legislators by Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Manufacturers Association

Posted by: Yardley Collett  | Thursday, May 12, 2016

STATEHOUSE (May 12, 2016) — State Sen. Jeff Raatz received a score of 100 percent on the “2016 Legislative Vote Analysis” for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana Manufacturers Association (IMA). The Indiana Chamber – which ranks state lawmakers based on their votes for pro-jobs, pro-economy measures – cited Senate more»

Statement from Sen. Jeff Raatz

Posted by: Yardley Collett  | Friday, March 11, 2016

State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) made the following statement today regarding the conclusion of the 2016 legislative session: STATEHOUSE (March 11, 2016) — “This session, the Indiana General Assembly addressed many important issues that will impact the state of Indiana. “One challenge that is prevalent in Indiana and across the more»

Sen. Raatz: Bill for Supplemental Salary Payments for Teachers Passes Senate

Posted by: Yardley Collett  | Monday, February 1, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 1, 2016) — A bill authored by State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) regarding new factors for when teachers can receive a supplemental salary payment passed the Senate today. Under current law, teachers may receive supplemental salary payments if they earn a master’s degree in a content area directly related to a dual-credit more»

Sen. Raatz’s Bill Requiring Criminal History Background Checks for Home Health Workers Passes Senate

Posted by: Yardley Collett  | Thursday, January 28, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 28, 2016) — A bill authored by State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) that would require home health agencies or personal services agencies to run a national criminal history background check on employees recently passed the full Senate 49-0. Current law requires only a limited criminal background check unless circumstances require more»

State Sen. Jeff Raatz Receives Study Committee Assignments

Posted by: Ryan Busby  | Tuesday, June 23, 2015

STATEHOUSE (June 23, 2015) — State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) will serve on the following study committees during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2016 session of the General Assembly: Interim Study Committee on Education Interim Study Committee on Environmental Affairs Interim Study Committee on Roads and Transportation more»

Wayne County to Receive over $1.5 Million in Blight Relief

Posted by: Ryan Busby  | Friday, January 23, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 23, 2015) — Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann announced Thursday that Wayne County received over $1.5 million from Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program (BEP). The funds will be used to help remove blighted and abandoned homes throughout Indiana. “These funds are a much needed boost to our more»

Raatz to Serve on Three Senate Committees

Posted by: Ryan Busby  | Tuesday, November 25, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 25, 2014) — Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) appointed State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Centerville) to serve on three standing senate committees for the 119th General Assembly. Raatz was assigned to the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law, the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development and more»

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