Senators

Brandt Hershman

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Anne Swords
Phone: 317-232-9840

Brandt Hershman

Majority Floor Leader

State Senator - District 7

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Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2000-present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Joint Rules, Chair
Tax and Fiscal Policy, Chair
Appropriations
Rules and Legislative Procedure

Education

Purdue University, B.A. in Political Science
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University,
  - Certificate in Tax Administration and Policy 2010
Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2013

Activities

Legislative Leaders Advisory Board, GOPAC, 2013
Indiana GOP Platform Committee, 2004 and 2008
Council of State Government Economic Development Committee
Indiana Rural Development Council Governing Board 
Pi Kappa Phi Board of Directors, vice president
Private Pilot

National Conference of State Legislators

Labor and Economic Development Committee, co-chair

Honors

Presidential Citation, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, 2013
Legislator of the Year, Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, 2012
Guardian Award, National Federation of Independent Business, 2012
Dean's Advisory Council, Purdue University School of Agriculture, 2012
Advisory Council, Indiana University School of Medicine in Lafayettte, 2011
Sen. David Ford Memorial Award, Access Technology Across Indiana (ATAIN), 2010
Sen. David Ford Legislature Award, 2010
President’s Award, Association of Indiana Architects, 2008
Legislative Champion Award, Indiana Telecommunications Association, 2006
John Reeves Award, Indiana Rural Water Alliance, 2006 
Henry Toll Fellow, Council of State Governments, 2006
Small Business Champion Award, Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 2006 
President's Award, Indiana Soybean Growers Association, 2004 

Personal

Married: Lisa

Counties Served

White County and portions of Boone, Carroll, Clinton, Jasper and Tippecanoe counties

Brandt Hershman

Majority Floor Leader

State Senator - District 7

Sen. Hershman Reacts to Tax Foundationís Spotlight on Indiana

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Tuesday, April 8, 2014

STATEHOUSE (April 8, 2014) - "The Tax Foundation's acclaim for Indiana’s recent tax reforms is just another sign that people around the country are taking notice of our state’s economic performance. "Building on Indiana’s record of balanced budgets and pro-growth tax cuts, Senate Enrolled Act 1 will make our state more competitive for more»

Sen. Hershman Applauds Lafayette Aviation Development

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Wednesday, March 26, 2014

State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) made the following statement today regarding GE Aviation’s decision to build its first-ever Indiana production facility in Lafayette:

 

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Sen. Hershman: Gov. Pence Signs Senate Tax Plan into Law

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Today, Gov. Mike Pence signed into law State Sen. Brandt Hershman’s (R-Buck Creek) legislation to boost Hoosier job and economic growth.

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Sen. Hershman: Lafayette Icon, Olympian Honored at Statehouse

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Thursday, March 20, 2014

Lafayette icon Ray Ewry was recently recognized by the Indiana General Assembly for his status as one of the most successful Olympians of all time. State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) authored Senate Resolution 60, which requests that a highway section be renamed for Ewry.

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Sen. Hershman Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Monday, March 17, 2014

State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse to serve as Senate pages:

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Sen. Hershmanís Bill to Reduce Taxes on Hoosier Employers Moves to Governorís Desk

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Thursday, March 13, 2014

Legislation authored by State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) to boost Hoosier job and economic growth cleared its final passage in the General Assembly today. Senate Bill 1 now moves to the governor’s desk for further consideration.

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Sen. Hershman: House Approves Bill to Reduce Taxes on Hoosier Employers

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Monday, March 3, 2014

Today, the House of Representatives approved State Sen. Brandt Hershman’s (R-Buck Creek) legislation to boost Hoosier job and economic growth. The bill, which would reduce the state’s corporate income tax and business personal property tax, passed by a 63-36 vote.

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Sen. Hershman Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Wednesday, February 12, 2014

State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse to serve as Senate pages:

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Sens. Hershman, Kenley, Holdman: Senate Approves Bill to Reduce Taxes on Hoosier Employers

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Thursday, January 30, 2014

Today, the Indiana Senate approved legislation authored by State Sens. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek), Luke Kenley (R-Noblesville) and Travis Holdman (R-Markle) to boost Hoosier job and economic growth. The bill, which would reduce the state’s corporate income tax and business personal property tax, passed by a 35-11 vote.

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State Senators Propose Amendment to Provide Relief to Hoosier Propane Customers

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Tuesday, January 28, 2014

State Sens. John Waterman (R-Shelburn), Doug Eckerty (R-Yorktown) and Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) are offering an amendment to Senate Bill 1 which would provide relief to Hoosiers who may be affected by the Midwest propane shortage.

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State Senator - District 7

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