Senators

Randy Head

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Mike Brown
Phone:317-232-9488

Randy Head

State Senator - District 18

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2008- Present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Local Government, Chair
Commission on Improving the Status of Children, Co-Chair
Elections/Civil Law
Judiciary
Courts & Juvenile Subcommittee

Education

Indiana University, J.D., 1994         
Wabash College, BA, 1991 

Activities

Cass County Community Foundation, Board Member
Cass County Community Foundation, President, 2008-2009
Indiana Farm Bureau
Indiana State Bar Association’s Pro Bono Committee 
Logansport Rotary Club

Occupation

Attorney 

Personal

Married: Lisa

Counties Served

Cass, Fulton, Miami and portions of Carroll, Kosciusko and Marshall counties

Randy Head

State Senator - District 18

Sen. Head: INDOT Reviewing Safety of Logansport’s Heartland Highway Interchanges

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Friday, July 18, 2014

STATEHOUSE (July 18, 2014) — Due to a recent request by State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is conducting a formal review of the Logansport interchanges on the Hoosier Heartland Highway. Head said the new intersection may have safety issues, as many motorists run through stop signs or unintentionally more»

Sen. Head Receives Study Committee Assignments

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Monday, June 23, 2014

STATEHOUSE (June 23, 2014) — During the summer and fall, State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) will serve as vice-chair of the Interim Study Committee on Government and the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations. The committees are slated to discuss issues surrounding annexation and better relations between all levels of government. more»

Sen. Head Reinstates Stricter Maximum Penalties to Criminal Law Bill

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Thursday, March 6, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 6, 2014) — The Indiana Senate recently approved an amendment by State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) to House Bill 1006, reinstating stricter maximum penalties for Indiana’s dangerous criminals. House Bill 1006 would make improvements to the 2013 comprehensive overhaul of Indiana’s criminal code ensuring the penalty for more»

Sen. Head Recognized For Dedication to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Tuesday, March 4, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 4, 2014) – State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) recently received the 2013 Public Policy Award from the Arc of Indiana for his dedication and leadership in shaping policies to better serve those with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. “Sen. Head is a tireless advocate for those with developmental more»

Sen. Head: Bill to Protect Hoosiers From Meth Labs Passes Senate

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Tuesday, March 4, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 4, 2014) — A bill co-sponsored by State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) to more effectively handle properties containing meth labs in Indiana passed the Senate today by a 47-0 vote. House Bill 1141 requires the Indiana State Police to operate a database logging methamphetamine lab seizures, creating transparency for future renters more»

Sen. Head: Bill to Help School Transportation Passes the Senate

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Friday, February 28, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 27, 2014) — A bill co-sponsored by State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) to give flexibility to school systems facing reductions in transportation budgets unanimously passed the Senate Thursday. House Bill 1062 would allow school corporations that have lost at least 10 percent of their transportation fund levies due to circuit more»

Sen. Head: Bill to Help School Transportation Moves to Senate Floor

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Friday, January 24, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 24, 2014) – State Sen. Randy Head’s (R-Logansport) legislation to give flexibility to school systems facing transportation budget constraints passed the Senate Committee on Appropriations Thursday with a vote of 12-0 . Senate Bill 163 would allow schools that have lost at least 20 percent of their transportation fund levies due more»

Sen. Head Named Legislator of the Year

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Tuesday, January 14, 2014

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) was recently named 2013 “Legislator of the Year” by the Indiana Farm Bureau for his work on Senate Enrolled Act 343 during the 2013 legislative session. SEA 343 provided important protections to rural residents from the Government Modernization Act. “We were pleased to honor Senator Head for his more»

Sen. Head Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Friday, February 1, 2013

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse to serve as Senate pages.

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Sens. Head, Merritt: Senate Approves Bill to Improve Intoxication Tests

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Tuesday, January 29, 2013

With a vote of 48-0, the full Senate today approved legislation authored by State Sens. Randy Head (R-Logansport) and Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) to improve Indiana’s tests for intoxication in the event of a drunk driving accident.

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Sen. Head Responds to Gov. Pence's State of the State Address

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) made the following statement regarding Governor Pence’s State of the State Address.

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Sen. Head Welcomes Chinese Education Delegation to Statehouse

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Thursday, January 17, 2013

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 17, 2012) — State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) welcomed members of a Chinese education delegation to the Indiana Statehouse today. Education officials from the Zhejiang Province of China toured the Statehouse and attended the State Senate’s session this morning with Head and Logansport school superintendents. This visit is more»

Sen. Head Proposes Legislation to Improve Tests for Intoxication

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Friday, January 11, 2013

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) today announced he is authoring legislation that would improve tests for intoxication in the event of a drunk driving accident.

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Sen. Head Promotes Student Safety in Schools

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Tuesday, January 8, 2013

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) today announced new legislation aimed at protecting children and staff members in schools.

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[s18] Sen. Head: General Assembly Kicks Off 2013 Budget Session

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) 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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GUEST COLUMN: Preparing for the 2013 Legislative Session

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Friday, November 16, 2012

Another election has come and gone, bringing in a new legislature with new goals for Indiana’s future.

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[s18] Sen. Head Congratulates Area Schools For Outstanding Performance

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) made the following statement today praising area schools for earning ‘A’ grades in Indiana’s 2011-2012 school year performance review:

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Sens. Head, Merritt Promote Indiana Business Climate, Encourage Chinese Sister Province to Invest

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Wednesday, October 17, 2012

State Sens. Randy Head (R-Logansport) and Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) met with Chinese delegates at the Statehouse today to promote economic-development opportunities with Indiana’s sister province, Zhejiang.

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[s18] What Does Indiana Mean to You?

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Sen. Head Encourages Fourth-graders to Join Statehood Day Annual Essay Contest, Celebration STATEHOUSE (Oct. 2, 2012) – State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) 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 more»

[s18] Sen. Randy Head Praised for 100 Percent Voting Record

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Friday, September 28, 2012

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

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GUEST COLUMN: Small Business Tools Encourage Economic Development

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Wednesday, August 15, 2012

With the national economic downturn, businesses and households alike reexamined their finances to adjust to the challenging times.

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[s18] Sen. Head: Tuesday is National Night Out Against Crime

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Friday, August 3, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) encourages local residents to turn on their porch lights for the 29th annual “National Night Out Against Crime” (NNO) on Tuesday, August 7.

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[s18] Sen. Head Appointed to Commission on Autism for Fourth Year

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Friday, July 6, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced State Sen. Randy Head’s (R-Logansport) appointment as a member of the Indiana Commission on Autism. This will mark Head’s fourth year to serve on the panel.

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[s18] Hoosiers Top Priority for Sen. Head during China Mission

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Friday, June 22, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) had his constituents in mind while serving as a delegate for Lt. Governor Becky Skillman’s trade mission to China, June 11-17.

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[s18] Head: Area Teachers Earn Grant Money for Excellence

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Thursday, April 19, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) congratulated Delphi and Peru Community School Corporations for being awarded “Excellence in Performance” grants by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).

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[s18] Area Students Serve as Pages for State Sen. Randy Head

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Tuesday, March 13, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) welcomed the following area students as Senate pages in February:

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[s18] Sen. Head Commends Fellow Lawmakers on Numerous Accomplishments of 2012 Session, Tougher Human Trafficking Laws, Phase-Out of Inheritance Tax Among Major Issues Addressed

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Saturday, March 10, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) thanked his Senate colleagues for their hard work during the legislative session that included completely phasing out the state’s inheritance tax, promoting college affordability and strengthening human trafficking statutes as lawmakers adjourned “sine die” tonight — signifying the end of the 2012 Indiana General Assembly.

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Sen. Head Congratulates Logansport Construction Company for Award-Winning Workplace Safety

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Monday, February 27, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) congratulated Steinberger Construction for receiving the 2012 Governor’s Workplace Safety Award for Education and Outreach in Construction.

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Chiefs of Police Name State Sen. Randy Head “Legislator of the Year”

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Tuesday, February 14, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) was recently named “Legislator of the Year” by the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to honor his support of public safety and tougher criminal sentences in Indiana.

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Sen. Head Honors Lewis Cass High School Marching Band

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Tuesday, February 14, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) joined fellow lawmakers today in congratulating the Lewis Cass High School Marching Kings for their continued success over the past 30 years.

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Area Students Serve as Pages for State Sen. Randy Head

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Friday, February 3, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) welcomed the following area students as Senate pages in January:

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Head and Rep. Kubacki to Host Town Hall Saturday

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Wednesday, February 1, 2012

State Sen. Randy Head and Rep. Rebecca Kubacki will meet with constituents in Kosciusko County this weekend to discuss the 2012 legislative session.

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Sen. Head’s bill to trim ISTEP scores gets a hearing in Senate committee

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Thursday, January 19, 2012

A bill authored by Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) that would allow schools to produce a dual ISTEP score report, one with all student scores included and one that excludes the bottom 5 percent scores, was debated and discussed in the Senate Committee of Education and Career Development Wednesday.

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Human trafficking bill passes Senate

Posted by: Krystal Shull  | Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Members of the Senate voted 48-0 today in favor of Sen. Randy Head’s legislation to toughen Indiana’s human trafficking laws.

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Head crafts legislation to protect remaining Logansport State Hospital patients, employees

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Monday, January 31, 2011

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) announced today the introduction of legislation to protect Logansport State Hospital patients and employees as the transformation plan for the facility moves forward.

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Area Student Serves as Page For State Sen. Randy Head

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Wednesday, January 19, 2011

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) recently welcomed Mallory Benzing as legislative page for the 117th General Assembly.

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Senate Approves Head's Bill Extending Vote Centers, Proposal Moves to House

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Senate lawmakers by a 49-0 vote today approved a proposal co-authored by State Sen. Randy Head authorizing the continued use of vote centers in Cass County and allowing it as an option for the entire state.

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Head will assist Hoosiers in obtaining state tax forms

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Friday, January 14, 2011

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) 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 Daniels' reforms

Posted by: Erin Reece  | 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. Head: Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Wednesday, January 5, 2011

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) 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. Head: Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Wednesday, January 5, 2011

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) 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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Head: Hoosiers Can Share Views on 2011 Legislative Survey

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Hoosiers in Senate District 18 can share their views on various legislative matters by completing a survey from State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport).

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[s18] Head's Bill Closes Loophole That Benefits Felons

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Tuesday, January 12, 2010

An Indiana Senate panel today passed a plan authored by State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) to close a loophole preventing prosecutors from classifying certain criminals as habitual offenders.

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[s18] Elections committee approves bill creating guidelines for drawing legislative districts

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Monday, January 11, 2010

Members of the Senate Committee on Elections today took the first step toward redistricting reform in Indiana by approving legislation establishing in law, objective guidelines the state would follow in creating legislative boundaries after the 2010 census.

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