Senators

Ron Grooms

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Whitney Wampler
Phone: 317-234-9425

Media Contact:
Rebekah Mackey
Phone: 317-234-9133

Ron Grooms

State Senator - District 46

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2010 - present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Family & Children Services, Chair
Health & Provider Services
Homeland Security & Transportation
Veterans Affairs & The Military
Public Health Subcommittee, Chair

Education

Lizton High School, 1962
Butler University, B.S. Pharmacy, 1967

 

Activities

Jeffersonville City Council, at-Large member, 2000-2010
Jeffersonville City Council, 4th District member, 1984-1992
Jeffersonville Breakfast Optimist
Clark County Solid Waste District, former president, 2009-2010
Jeffersonville Park Authority, 2008-2010
Jeffersonville, Clark County, precinct committee person
Clark County Republican Central Committee, former treasurer
Jeffersonville Main Street
One Southern Indiana
Jeffersonville Department of Redevelopment
Police Officer’s and Firefighters’ Fund Advisory Committee, former member 
Jeffersonville Jaycees, former president

Occupation

Pharmacist/owner, Hanger Drug Company,1969-2006
Pharmacist, Clark Memorial Hospital, 1968-1969
Pharmacist, Floyd Memorial Hospital, June 1968-Dec.1968
Pharmacist, Super X Drugs, 1967-1968

Personal

Daughters: Marcia Taylor and Melissa Lee

Counties Served

Floyd County and portions of Clark County

Ron Grooms

State Senator - District 46

State Sen. Ron Grooms to Serve as Vice Chairman of Intergovernmental Relations Commission

Posted by: Rebekah Mackey  | Wednesday, June 22, 2016

STATEHOUSE (June 22, 2016) — State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will serve as the Vice Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2017 session of the General Assembly. He will also serve on the following study committee and commission: Interim Study Committee on more»

Sen. Ron Grooms Reminds Hoosiers to Vote in May 3 Primary Election

Posted by: Rebekah Mackey  | Friday, April 29, 2016

STATEHOUSE (April 29, 2016) — State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) is reminding Hoosiers to vote in the Indiana Primary Election on Tuesday, May 3. All registered voters can find information on voting locations and who is on their ballot by visiting the Indiana Secretary of State’s website at www.indianavoters.com. Polling locations are more»

Sen. Grooms: Indiana General Assembly Concludes 2016 Legislative Session

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber  | Friday, March 11, 2016

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2016) — The Indiana General Assembly concluded the 2016 legislative session today, said State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville). At the beginning of session, lawmakers made road funding a priority for both state and local roads. House Enrolled Act 1001 and Senate Enrolled Act 67 will work in conjunction with one another to more»

Sen. Grooms Invites Residents to Attend Town Hall Meeting Saturday

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber  | Thursday, March 3, 2016

STATEHOUSE (March 3, 2015) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will host a town hall meeting Saturday, March 5 at the Jeffersonville City Hall to meet with and gather feedback from local residents. WHEN: Saturday, March 5, 10 - 11:30 a.m. WHERE: Jeffersonville City Hall, Council Chambers 500 Quartermaster Court more»

Sen. Grooms Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber  | Friday, February 12, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 12, 2016) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) recently welcomed the following Jeffersonville students to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in January: Jesse Mae Crull, attends River Valley Middle School Ashley Cummings, attends Jeffersonville High School Sierra Wiese, attends Jeffersonville High School Joanna more»

Grooms: Achieving a Better Life Experience Act Passes Senate

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber, Press Secretary  | Thursday, January 28, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 28, 2016) — A bill co-authored by State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) that would create a tax-free savings account for individuals with disabilities unanimously passed the Senate this week. Modeled after the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, Senate Bill 11 would establish a savings program to help people more»

Grooms Honors Our Lady of Providence Volleyball Team On State Title

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber, Press Secretary  | Tuesday, January 26, 2016

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville, left) and State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown, right) congratulate members of the Our Lady of Providence Junior/Senior High School volleyball team at the Statehouse Monday, Jan. 25. Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 honors the team on their Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) 2015 Class 3A volleyball more»

Grooms Recognizes Pages On Their Fourth Consecutive Year

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber, Press Secretary  | Friday, January 22, 2016

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville, center) welcomes Ashley Cummings (left) and Sierra Wiese (right) for the fourth consecutive year serving as pages during session at the Statehouse Thursday, Jan. 21. Both girls are seniors at Jeffersonville High School and first paged with Sen. Grooms during their freshman year. “The Senate page program is a more»

Sen. Grooms Invites Residents to Attend Town Hall Meetings

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber, Press Secretary  | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 19, 2015) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will host several town hall meetings in the months of January, February and March to meet with and gather feedback from local residents. Dates, locations and times are as follows: WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 23, 10-11:30 a.m. WHERE: Georgetown Elementary School, Auditorium, 8800 High more»

Column: Legislation to Boost Local Road Funding

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber, Press Secretary  | Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Finding additional funding for Indiana’s roads and infrastructure has recently been a popular topic of discussion around the state. As lawmakers, we recognize the value of quality roads and infrastructure not only to everyday Hoosiers and their families, but to businesses and visitors. That’s why, since 2013, the Indiana General Assembly has more»

Grooms: Indiana Senate Republicans Offering Paid Internships

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Friday, September 11, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 8, 2015) — State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) announced the Indiana Senate Republicans are offering paid internship opportunities in the Senate’s legislative, legal, policy, communications and information technology offices during the 2016 session of the General Assembly. Qualified candidates must be college students, more»

State Sen. Ron Grooms Congratulates Local Four Star Schools

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Thursday, April 30, 2015

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2015) — State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) congratulates Floyd Central High School in Floyd Knobs and Utica Elementary School in Utica for being named a Four Star School, one of the highest ratings for schools in Indiana. In order to achieve this title, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in two more»

Grooms Announces Passage of Bill to Streamline Juvenile Justice System

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

STATEHOUSE (March 24, 2015) — A bill sponsored by State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) that would change how juvenile cases are handled in the legal system passed the Senate Committee on Family and Children Services, which he chairs, this week. House Bill 1196 would provide that if a child is determined to be a child in need of services more»

Clark County Housing Development Awarded RHTC Funds

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Thursday, March 5, 2015

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2015) —State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) today congratulated the M. Fine on Spring housing development with New Hope Services for earning a Rental Housing Tax Credit (RHTC) allocation for 2015. New Hope Services will now have resources to support larger community development initiatives, and M. Fine on Spring will soon more»

State Sen. Ron Grooms Accepting Student Page Requests

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Friday, January 9, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 9, 2015) — Local students in grades six through 12 can submit requests to serve as a page with State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) office at the Statehouse during the Indiana General Assembly’s 2015 legislative session. “The Senate page program is a unique opportunity for local students to visit the more»

Grooms Named Chair of the Senate Committee on Family and Children Services

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Monday, November 24, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 24, 2014) — Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) appointed State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) as chair of the Senate Committee on Family and Children Services for the 119th General Assembly. “I am honored to hold a leadership role that examines policies affecting Hoosier families and more»

Statement from Sen. Ron Grooms

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Thursday, October 23, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 23, 2014) ― “At this time, there are no reported cases of the Ebola virus disease in Indiana. However, as a health-care professional, I want my community to know that Ebola has the potential to be a serious threat. “Indiana officials are prepared to effectively combat the disease if it reaches our state. If a person more»

Sen. Grooms Awarded Legislator of the Year By INARF

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 9, 2014) — State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) was recently named Legislator of the Year by the Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (INARF) for his support of Hoosiers with disabilities. “It’s an honor to be recognized by the Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities as Legislator of the more»

Grooms Supports One Southern Indiana’s Traffic, Safety Recommendations for Ohio River Bridges

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Thursday, July 31, 2014

STATEHOUSE (July 31, 2014) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) is encouraging the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) to consider recommendations offered by One Southern Indiana in regard to the Ohio River Bridges Project. One Southern Indiana, which serves as the combined Economic Development Council and Chamber of Commerce for Clark and Floyd more»

Sen. Grooms to Serve on Health, Drug Abuse Interim Committees

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, June 24, 2014

STATEHOUSE (June 24, 2014) — During the summer and fall, State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will serve on the Interim Study Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health and Human Services. “Health care remains one of the biggest policy challenges facing our country and state,” Grooms said. “Since my election to the Senate, more»

Sen. Grooms: State Budget Committee to Tour Southeast Indiana

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, June 18, 2014

STATEHOUSE (June 18, 2014) — The Indiana State Budget Committee will tour key economic development sites in Southeast Indiana on June 19 and 20, said State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville). Grooms will serve as a co-host for the committee and participate in discussions about how best to promote job growth in the region and across the more»

Sen. Grooms Receives High Score from Indiana Chamber

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Thursday, May 29, 2014

STATEHOUSE (May 29, 2014) — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce recently released its 2014 Legislative Vote Analysis, which ranks state lawmakers based on their votes for pro-jobs, pro-economy measures. State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) received a score of 93 percent. According to the Chamber, bills used in the report were selected based on their more»

Statement from Sen. Grooms

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, April 22, 2014

STATEHOUSE (April 22, 2014) – “A delay in the opening of the Big Four pedestrian bridge is causing frustration among community members. Many hoped to be able to utilize the new bridge as the weather warmed up, and it’s disappointing to see the long-awaited opening stalled. I’ve expressed our concerns to top INDOT administrators and a more»

Sen. Grooms to Celebrate Jeffersonville Job Growth

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, March 18, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 18, 2014) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will join local officials Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of Transformation Network’s new facility in Jeffersonville. Transformation Network is a nonprofit organization that provides staffing solutions to manufacturing companies and job training for future workers. more»

Sen. Grooms Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Monday, March 17, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 17, 2014) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse to serve as Senate pages: Ethan Furnish, from New Albany, attends Our Lady of Perpetual Help School. Anna Paxton, from Floyds Knobs, attends Highland Hills Middle School. Logan Applewhite, from Floyds Knobs, attends St. more»

Sen. Grooms Invites Local Residents to Legislative Luncheon

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Thursday, February 20, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 20, 2014) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) invites Floyd and Clark County residents to join him for a legislative update luncheon tomorrow at Wick’s Pizza in New Albany. WHEN: Friday, Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. WHO: State Sen. Ron Grooms and Senate District 46 constituents WHERE: more»

Sen. Grooms Invites Local Residents to Clarksville Town Hall

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, February 12, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 12, 2014) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will host a town hall meeting Friday, Feb. 14, at IHOP in Clarksville to meet and hear feedback from local residents. WHEN: Friday, Feb. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. WHO: State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) and Senate District 46 constituents WHERE: IHOP restaurant, 1220 Veterans more»

Sen. Grooms: Local Students Gain Experience at Statehouse

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, February 11, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 11, 2014) — Two Southern Indiana residents, Matthew Duncan and Dalton Thieneman, are serving as interns for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus during the 2014 legislative session, said State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville). Duncan, a resident of Sellersburg, is the son of Jerry and Elaine Duncan. He is a graduate of Providence High more»

Sen. Grooms Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Monday, February 10, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 10, 2014) – State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse to serve as Senate pages: Sophia Palmer, from Floyds Knobs, attends Floyd Central High School. Lizzie Palmer, from Floyds Knobs, attends Highland Hills Middle School. Luke Kaiser, from New Albany, attends Scribner Middle more»

Senate Supports Sen. Grooms’ Bill Ensuring High Standards in Pharmacy

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Thursday, February 6, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 6, 2014) – State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) bill ensuring high-quality standards in the pharmacy profession passed the Senate Tuesday by a 47-1 vote. Senate Bill 233 would require pharmacy technicians to obtain licensure. To earn a license, applicants would need to have either graduated from high school or received a more»

Sen. Grooms’ Bill Ensuring High Standards for Pharmacy Techs Passes Committee

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Thursday, January 30, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 30, 2014) – State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) bill ensuring high-quality standards in the pharmacy profession passed the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services today by a 12-0 vote. Senate Bill 233 would require pharmacy technicians to obtain licensure. To earn a license, applicants would need to have either more»

Sen. Grooms: Indiana Senate Accepting Student Page Requests

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, January 3, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 3, 2014) — State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) invites students in grades six through 12 to serve as Senate pages during the Indiana General Assembly’s 2014 legislative session. The Indiana Senate Page Program is now accepting applications for student pages, offering an up-close, behind-the-scenes look at the General more»

Sen. Grooms to Meet with Constituents in Georgetown

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, November 20, 2013

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2013) — State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will host a town hall meeting in Georgetown on Saturday to hear from constituents before the 2014 legislation session begins in January. What: Town hall with Sen. Grooms When: Saturday, Nov. 23, 9-11 a.m. Where: Georgetown Elementary School Cafeteria, 8800 High St., Georgetown, more»

Sen. Grooms to Speak at Purdue, Butler Universities

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, November 1, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will visit two Indiana colleges next week to help prepare current pharmacy and health students for their future careers.

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Sen. Grooms Seeks Public Input On Ohio River Bridges Project

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, July 3, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) encourages Clark and Floyd County residents to share their thoughts on the Ohio River Bridges Project and potential tolling decisions by attending upcoming public outreach meetings.

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Gov. Pence Signs Grooms Bill to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse in Indiana

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Monday, May 13, 2013

A bill by State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) to crack down on the over-prescription and abuse of controlled substances was signed into law today by Gov. Mike Pence.

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Sen. Grooms: Gov. Pence Signs Bill Expanding Immunization Options for Hoosiers

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Thursday, May 2, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) joined Gov. Mike Pence at DanMar Family Pharmacy in Salem Wednesday, May 1, for the signing of Grooms’ legislation enabling pharmacists to administer more types of immunizations.

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Grooms’ Legislation to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Heads to Governor’s Desk

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, April 23, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) legislation to combat rising prescription drug abuse in Indiana received final legislative approval today and now moves to the governor’s desk for consideration.

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Gov. Pence Signs Sen. Grooms’ Bill Establishing Blue Alert Program for Law Enforcement

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) legislation establishing a public notification program for injured or missing law enforcement officers was signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence on Monday, April 8.

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Sen. Ron Grooms Invites Area Residents to Discuss Ideas, Share Thoughts on Potential New Laws

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) invites Clark and Floyd County residents to join him for a town hall meeting Saturday, April 13, in Jeffersonville.

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Sens. Grooms, Miller: House Approves Senate Initiative to Fight Rising Prescription Drug Abuse

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, April 2, 2013

An initiative authored by State Sens. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) and Pat Miller (R-Indianapolis) to help address rising prescription drug abuse in Indiana unanimously passed the House of Representatives Monday by a vote of 97-0.

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Sen. Grooms: Two Measures to Improve Public Health Pass Senate

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Monday, April 1, 2013

Two bills sponsored by State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) to promote high-quality health-care options for Hoosiers passed the Senate this week.

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Sen. Grooms Sponsors Legislation to Provide Greater Health-Care Options for Hoosiers

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Thursday, March 21, 2013

Two key pieces of legislation sponsored by State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) to give Hoosiers greater access to health-care services passed the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services today.

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Sen. Grooms to Host Town Hall in Clark County Saturday

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, March 5, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will be hosting a town hall meeting in Clark County this Saturday, March 9.

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Sen. Grooms Authors Bill to Promote Economic Development in Clark County, Allow for Creation of Airport Authority

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, February 27, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) bill to allow for the creation of a Clark County Regional Airport authority unanimously passed the Senate on Tuesday.

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Sen. Grooms’ Bill to Help Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse in Indiana Unanimously Passes Senate

Monday, February 25, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) bill to help prevent overprescribing and abuse of controlled substances passed the Senate today by a vote of 50-0.

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Sen. Grooms’ Bill to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Passes Committee

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) bill to provide greater oversight for prescribing of controlled substances passed the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services today.

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Sen. Grooms Joins Gov. Pence, Local Officials For Amazon Grand Opening

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, February 1, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) joined Gov. Mike Pence, state and local officials and Amazon executives today for the grand opening of Amazon’s new fulfillment center in Jeffersonville.

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Sen. Grooms Responds to State of the State Address

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) made the following statement today regarding Governor Pence’s State of the State Address:

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[s46] Sen. Grooms: General Assembly Kicks Off 2013 Budget Session

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) gathered with fellow legislators today at the Statehouse for Organization Day — the ceremonial start of the 118th Indiana General Assembly’s budget session.

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[s46] Sen. Grooms Encourages Fourth-graders to Join Statehood Day Essay Contest, Celebration

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, October 5, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) urges local fourth-grade students to celebrate Indiana’s 196th birthday by entering the annual Statehood Day essay contest and answering the question, “What does Indiana mean to you?” before Oct. 29.

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[s46] Sen. Ron Grooms Praised for 100 Percent Voting Record

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, September 28, 2012

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today praised State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) for his outstanding 2012 voting attendance record of 100 percent.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Sens. Grooms, Smith to Attend Ohio River Bridges Project Groundbreaking

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, August 29, 2012

State Sens. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) and  Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will join Indiana and Kentucky officials tomorrow for the Ohio River Bridges Project groundbreaking of the East End Crossing.

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[s46] Turn On Porchlights Tuesday, Support National Night Out

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, August 3, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) encourages residents of Clark and Floyd counties to turn on their porch lights for the 29th annual “National Night Out Against Crime” (NNO) on Tuesday, August 7.

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[s46] Sen. Grooms: Clark, Floyd Counties Leading in Jobs, Business Innovation

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Thursday, July 19, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) made the following statement today regarding the announcement that health care services company, Connextions, will expand its workforce in Jeffersonville, hiring more than 300 licensed health insurance agents this year.

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[s46] Sen. Grooms Commended For Pro-Jobs Voting Record

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, July 11, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) received a 92 percent ranking from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce in its annual Legislative Vote Analysis report for his support of pro-jobs, pro-economic development legislation during the 2012 Indiana General Assembly.

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[s46] Sen. Grooms Appointed to Study Committees, Drug Free Commission

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, July 6, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) appointed State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) to serve on the Health Finance Commission.

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[s46] State Sen. Ron Grooms Applauds Jobs Announcement for Clark, Floyd Counties

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, May 11, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) made the following statement today regarding the announcement that Advanced Metal Technologies of Indiana, Inc. (AMT) will expand its operations in Jeffersonville, creating up to 350 new jobs by 2015.

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[s46] Statement from State Sen. Ron Grooms Regarding Ohio River Bridges Project

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) made the following statement today regarding the recent study released by the Indiana Finance Authorityon the economic impact of the Ohio River Bridges Project. STATEHOUSE (May 2, 2012) – “After careful review of the recently released economic impact study on the Ohio River Bridges Project, I am still more»

[s46] Statement from Sen. Ron Grooms Regarding Amazon's Decision to Expand to Jeffersonville

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Tuesday, March 27, 2012

“I think I’m voicing the thoughts and opinions of many Hoosiers when I say I’m thankful for Amazon’s decision to expand in Southern Indiana."

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[46] Statement from Sen. Ron Grooms

Posted by: Alexander White  | Tuesday, March 6, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) issued the following statement regarding the outbreak of tornadoes in Southern Indiana on Friday, March 2.

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[46] Sen. Grooms' Resolution for Aviation Industry Approved

Monday, February 13, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) today introduced a resolution urging the Indiana Legislative Council to establish an interim study committee to consider creation of an industrial zone for aviation-related industry.

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[46] Area Students Serve As Pages For State Sen. Ron Grooms

Posted by: Alexander White  | Friday, February 3, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) welcomed the following area students as Senate pages in January:

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[46] Sen. Grooms Pro Bono Legislation Passes Senate

Posted by: Alexander White  | Tuesday, January 31, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms’ (R-Jeffersonville) legislation crafting a funding mechanism to provide legal services for those who cannot afford them took another critical step toward Senate passage today.

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[46] Sen. Grooms Announces Town Hall Meetings

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Friday, January 13, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) invites residents in Senate District 46 to share their opinions on current legislation being discussed during the current legislative session at during a series of upcoming town hall meetings in January and February.

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Sen. Grooms on State of the State Address

Posted by: Alexander White  | Tuesday, January 10, 2012

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Mitch Daniels’ State of the State Address:

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Grooms: Senate Approves Proposal Banning Pot-like Products in State, Bill Moves to House

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Thursday, January 20, 2011

Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) joined fellow Senate lawmakers today in voting  47-0 to approve banning pot-like products across Indiana and creating stiff penalties for using and selling the substances.

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Grooms: Senate approves bill extending vote centers, proposal moves to House

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Tuesday, January 18, 2011

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) today joined Senate lawmakers in voting 49-0 to approve legislation providing counties the option of establishing consolidated voting centers in all 92 counties throughout the state.

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State Sen. Ron Grooms will assist Hoosiers in obtaining state tax forms

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Thursday, January 13, 2011

State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will assist Hoosiers by mailing state income tax forms to residents unable to obtain the documents online, at public libraries or offices of tax preparers and the Indiana Department of Revenue (IDOR).

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Senate GOP: We're ready to balance budget, consider Gov. Daniels' reforms

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Indiana Senate Republicans say their caucus stands ready to work with Gov. Mitch Daniels and other lawmakers to balance the state's two-year state budget and to consider reforms outlined in Tuesday's State of the State Address.

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Sen. Grooms: Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Wednesday, January 5, 2011

State Sen. Ron Grooms said passing a balanced budget and avoiding tax hikes on hardworking Hoosiers should be the top priorities for lawmakers during the 2011 legislative session, which began today at the Statehouse.

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Sen. Ron Grooms supportive of new cost-cutting plans for Ohio River Bridges Project

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) said today he was supportive of plans by Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to explore ways of reducing the cost of the Ohio River Bridges Project so tolls wouldn't be needed on the Sherman Minton and Clark Memorial bridges.

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