Senators

David Long

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Tracy Mann (317) 232-9416

David Long

President Pro Tempore

State Senator - District 16

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 1996 - present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Rules & Legislative Procedure - Chair
Joint Rules (ex officio)
Corrections, Criminal & Civil Matters, Past Chair
Insurance Subcommittee, Past Chair

Education

Wabash College
University of California at Davis, B.A.
Santa Clara University, J.D.

Activities

Board of Trustees: Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne
Board of Directors: Lincoln Museum

Occupation

General Counsel, Pizza Hut of Fort Wayne, Inc.

Personal

Married: Melissa, news anchor at Channel 21 in Fort Wayne
Two Children, Adam and Erik

Counties Served

Portions of Allen and Whitley counties

David Long

President Pro Tempore

State Senator - District 16

Long Announces Creation of Senate Select Commission on Immigration Issues

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Tuesday, February 2, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 2, 2016) ― Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced the creation of the Senate Select Commission on Immigration Issues, which will meet during the 2016 interim to study the effects of illegal and legal immigration in Indiana. The commission will consist of the following members: Sen. Mike Delph more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Tuesday, February 2, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 2, 2016) ― “Thank you Madam President and members of the Senate. I want to first say I appreciate the courage and leadership of Sen. Holdman. He did his very best to forge a path and find a solution that was fair to all sides. “He took a beating from all sides in trying to do this and, let me say, first and foremost, how more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Thursday, January 21, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 21, 2016) ― “This legislation provides fairness for our teachers, students and schools that have had to deal with the problem-plagued 2015 ISTEP test. I was pleased to see the Indiana Senate and House of Representatives, Governor Pence, Superintendent Ritz and the State Board of Education work collaboratively to find a solution more»

Senate Republicans Announce 2016 Legislative Agenda

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber, Press Secretary  | Tuesday, January 5, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 5, 2016) ― Members of the Indiana Senate Republican Caucus announced their legislative agenda today as they met at the Statehouse for the start of the General Assembly’s 2016 legislative session. Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) said Senate Republicans will advance a host of issues aimed at helping Hoosiers more»

Long and Bosma Announce Legislation to Address 2015 School Accountability, Teacher Pay

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Monday, January 4, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 4, 2016) – Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) and Speaker of the House Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) today announced that the General Assembly will move quickly to pass two bills in response to the series of ISTEP technical errors and delays that occurred in 2015. Senate Bill 200, filed today by Senate Committee on more»

Senate Republicans Focused on Education, Road Funding, Jobs for 2016 Session

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber, Press Secretary  | Tuesday, November 17, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 17, 2015) – Members of the Indiana Senate met today at the Statehouse for the General Assembly’s Organization Day, the official first day of the 2016 legislative session. Organization Day provides an opportunity for senators to meet with fellow legislators and staff to begin formal discussions on topics likely to be addressed more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber  | Monday, November 9, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 9, 2015) ― “Justice Brent Dickson has been a leader in Indiana’s judicial system for three decades, and throughout that time he has served our state with fairness, decency and integrity. His impact will continue to be felt long after he steps down from the bench. I’m thankful for his service, and wish him all the more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber, Press Secretary  | Tuesday, October 27, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 27, 2015) ― “Indiana’s new college and career-ready standards are Hoosier driven and raise the bar for academic achievement in our state. It was anticipated that we would see this initial drop in the test scores tied to our new standards. This has occurred in other states that have toughened and improved their educational more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Laura Beth Huber  | Thursday, October 22, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 22, 2015) ― “Saving Hoosier employers $327 million in penalties by paying off our federal unemployment insurance loan wouldn’t be possible without Indiana’s commitment to responsible budgeting. Because we have the funds available to take this action, job creators across the state will be able to devote more money to more»

Sen. Long Statement on Governor's Road Funding Proposal

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Tuesday, October 13, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 13, 2015) ― “As every state in the nation seeks ways to pay for their roads, I’m glad to see our governor proposing ideas here in Indiana that invest in our infrastructure without raising taxes on Hoosiers. The efforts he announced today are consistent with the investments we’ve made in the most recent two state more»

Sen. Long Congratulates Indiana Teacher of the Year Jean Russell

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Monday, October 5, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 5, 2015) ― “Congratulations to Jean Russell on her well-deserved recognition as 2016 Indiana Teacher of the Year. Jean has been repeatedly acknowledged in our area as an outstanding educator. Her exemplary work within Southwest Allen County Schools has played a critical role in the success of countless local students. Like so more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Friday, September 25, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 25, 2015) ― “I had the honor of working with Bill Crawford for a number of years, particularly during his service as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Bill was an honorable man, and a true fighter for his constituents and the issues he passionately believed in. We will all miss him.” -30- Contact: Skip more»

Long Makes Appointment to Redistricting Study Committee

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Tuesday, August 25, 2015

STATEHOUSE (August 25, 2015) ― Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced that he has appointed former State Senator Beverly Gard from Greenfield to serve on the Special Interim Study Committee on Redistricting. The committee, established by the General Assembly this year in House Enrolled Act 1003, is charged with more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Thursday, June 25, 2015

STATEHOUSE (June 25, 2015) ― “In deciding this case, the Supreme Court was forced to deal with what everyone acknowledges is a horribly written law that was rammed through the legislative process in shameless fashion. More than five years after it was passed, we are still dealing with the fallout of this recklessness. “It seems that more»

Sen. Long Appoints Dr. Steve Yager to State Board of Education

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Wednesday, May 27, 2015

STATEHOUSE (May 27, 2015) ― Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his appointment of long-time Allen County educator Dr. Steve Yager to the Indiana State Board of Education (SBOE). Yager’s four-year term on the Board will formally begin June 1. Yager has extensive experience in educational leadership, more»

Sen. Long: Session Ends with Passage of Key Legislation

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Thursday, April 30, 2015

STATEHOUSE (April 29, 2015) ― As the Indiana Senate concluded the 2015 legislative session, Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) applauded the passage of key measures to support Indiana’s education system, promote economic growth and protect Hoosier taxpayers. Key measures included passage of a balanced two-year state budget, more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Tuesday, March 24, 2015

STATEHOUSE (March 24, 2015) ― “I’ve known and admired Dan Coats for more than 30 years. He has represented Hoosiers with distinction and integrity in Congress and the U.S. Senate, and he served all Americans as Ambassador to Germany at a critical time in the life of our country. While I’m sad to hear that he will not be seeking more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Monday, March 23, 2015

STATEHOUSE (March 23, 2015) ― “Earl Harris was a strong, thoughtful, and effective voice for Northwest Indiana for many years. At the same time, he was also a fierce advocate for his constituents. He leaves a distinguished legacy here at the Statehouse, and will be greatly missed.” -30- Contact: Skip Brown, Communications Director more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today regarding Gov. Pence’s call for hiring more DCS caseworkers: STATEHOUSE (March 18, 2015) ― “I support the Governor’s call for additional state funding to hire more caseworkers at the Department of Child Services. There is no more important more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Friday, February 27, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 27, 2015) – “Sue Landske will rightly be remembered as a devoted public servant for Northwest Indiana, as well as a woman of integrity, strength and grace. Those of us who had the privilege of serving alongside Sue in the General Assembly appreciated her warmth, friendship and wise counsel. On behalf of the entire Senate, I more»

Former State Sen. Sue Landske Passes Away

Posted by: Laura Beth Clymer  | Friday, February 27, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 27, 2015) – Family members of former State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, have announced that the longtime Northwest Indiana legislator passed away Friday after a long battle with cancer. She was 77. Funeral services will be held Monday at Memory Lane Memorial Park, located at 6305 W. Lincoln Highway in Crown Point. Service times more»

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today regarding Gov. Mike Pence’s announced executive order concerning Indiana’s spring ISTEP+ assessment:

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Monday, February 9, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 9, 2015) ― “I fully support Gov. Pence’s actions today to seek a solution to the ISTEP+ testing problems that have come to light in recent days. Doubling the amount of time needed to administer the spring assessments is unacceptable for our kids and our schools. We must find a way to shorten the test in a manner that more»

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today regarding Gov. Mike Pence’s announcement of federal approval for Indiana’s HIP 2.0 health-care plan:

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Tuesday, January 27, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 27, 2015) ― “I’m pleased to see Indiana once again leading the way on finding state-driven solutions to our health-care challenges. The agreement announced today by the governor is a move away from the broken Medicaid program and toward a consumer-driven model that includes more ownership and personal responsibility in more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Thursday, January 8, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 8, 2015) ― “The proposal submitted today by Governor Pence provides a solid foundation for the start of budget discussions in the General Assembly this year. As we all know, those discussions will likely last all the way to the end of session in April. However, I am confident we will end up in a place that includes many of the more»

Senate President Pro Tem Long: General Assembly Kicks Off 2015 Session

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Tuesday, January 6, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 6, 2015) ― Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) gathered with fellow legislators today to begin the 2015 session of the 119th Indiana General Assembly. 2015 is a budget year, meaning lawmakers will work together to craft a new budget that will fund important state services for the next two years. In addition to more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Thursday, December 4, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 4, 2014) ― “I agree with the Governor’s statement that the 2015 session should be an education session. Senate leadership has been working with our caucus members on a variety of proposed bills that will make this a reality. In the months ahead, there will be plenty of time to debate specific proposals, but I’m more»

Long Announces 2015-2016 Senate Committee Assignments

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Tuesday, November 25, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 21, 2014) ― Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced Senate standing committee assignments for the 119th General Assembly. Committees play an integral role in the legislative process, providing an opportunity for lawmakers to focus on specific areas of public policy and hear important input from more»

Senate President Pro Tem Long Announces Additional Leadership Positions and Committee Chairmanships

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Thursday, November 6, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 6, 2014) – Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced additional appointments to the Senate Republicans’ leadership team as well as Senate Committee chairmanships for the 2015-2016 Indiana General Assembly. The Senate Majority Caucus met yesterday to re-elect Long as Senate President Pro Tempore more»

Indiana Senate Republicans Announce Leadership Team

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 5, 2014) – The Indiana Senate Majority Caucus met today in Indianapolis to elect its leadership team. Eight senators-elect joined with incumbent caucus members to re-elect State Sen. David Long (R-Fort Wayne) as their choice for Senate President Pro Tempore and State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) as Majority Caucus Chairman. more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Monday, October 6, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 6, 2014) ― “It is surprising, given the importance of this issue to our society, that the U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to take up this matter, but instead to rely upon lower court rulings. That being said, the Court appears to have sent a message that if they ultimately do hear these cases, they will support these lower more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Friday, September 5, 2014

“While I continue to believe that this issue should be decided state by state, it’s not surprising that the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled this way, given the trend of similar rulings around the country. I have said all along that the U.S. Supreme Court will ultimately have to step in on this issue, and today’s ruling reaffirms more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Ashley Ayers  | Thursday, August 28, 2014

STATEHOUSE (August 28, 2014) ― “Today’s announcement that Indiana’s No Child Left Behind waiver will be extended through the 2014-2015 school year is good news for Indiana. In practical terms, this means more flexibility for local education leaders to make decisions that are in the best interest of their students and communities. more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Wednesday, June 25, 2014

STATEHOUSE (June 25, 2014) ― “Today’s ruling by Southern Indiana Federal Judge Richard Young reflects the recent national trend of same-sex marriage advocates seeking to use the federal courts to overturn state laws that recognize traditional marriage. In a growing number of rulings in multiple states, federal judges have overturned more»

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long Announces 2014 Interim Study Committee Assignments

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Monday, June 23, 2014

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced Senate Republicans’ assignments for the 2014 summer study committees. Each summer and fall — when Indiana’s part-time legislature is not in session — lawmakers are assigned to interim study committees that meet to review the state’s top issues, as more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Skip Brown  | Thursday, May 15, 2014

Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today regarding Gov. Mike Pence’s announced expansion of the Healthy Indiana Plan: STATEHOUSE (May 15, 2014) ― “I am pleased to see Indiana leading the way in proposing a consumer-driven plan to expand health coverage options for the uninsured. The expansion more»

Sen. Long: Senate Majority Caucus Announces Communications Department Staff Changes

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Monday, March 17, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 17, 2014) — Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) announced today that Skip Brown will serve as Communications Director for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus Communications Office. He succeeds Lindsay Jancek, who is leaving her position to accept the Communications Director position with Congresswoman Jackie more»

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Long

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Wednesday, February 26, 2014

“Due to service obligations to the U.S. Navy, Senator Jim Banks will have an excused absence for the time he is away with the Navy, which is tentatively scheduled during the last week of the legislative session.

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Senate President Pro Tem Long recognize Indiana golfer’s philanthropic efforts

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Wednesday, January 15, 2014

State Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) recognized Indiana law school student and former Indiana General Assembly intern, Luke Bielawski, with House Joint Resolution 4 today.

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President Pro Tem Long, Sens. Hershman, Kenley Introduce Bill to Reduce Taxes on Hoosier Employers

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Thursday, January 9, 2014

Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne), State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) and State Sen. Luke Kenley (R-Noblesville) unveiled legislation today to boost Hoosier job and economic growth by reducing the state’s corporate income tax and business personal property tax. The Indiana Senate Majority Caucus has designated this initiative Senate Bill 1.

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Senate President Pro Tem Long: General Assembly Kicks Off 2014 Session

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Wednesday, January 8, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 7, 2014) ― State Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) gathered with fellow legislators today to begin the 2014 session of the 118th Indiana General Assembly. The 2014 session is a non-budget year, meaning lawmakers will meet for a short session that, by law, must end no later than March 14. Long said the legislature is more»

Indiana Senate Republicans Unveil New Website

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Friday, November 22, 2013

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long today announced the launch of the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus’ newly redesigned website.

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Statement from Pro Tem David Long Regarding the Passing of Former State Representative Phyllis Pond

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Monday, September 23, 2013

Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement regarding the passing of former State Representative Phyllis Pond:

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Senate President Pro Tem David Long Satisfied with A-F Review

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Friday, September 6, 2013

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today said he was pleased with the findings of an independent task force commissioned to conduct a month-long review of the recent issues regarding Indiana’s A-F assessment metrics for schools.

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President Pro Tempore David Long Makes Appointments to Accountability System Review Panel

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today appointed four members to a panel that will review school performance standards as directed by a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) released last week.

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Long and Bosma Call For Independent Review of A-F Assessments

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Friday, August 2, 2013

Today, House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) and Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) announced their plans to refer the recent issues regarding the A-F assessment metrics to an independent task force for review. 

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Sen. Long Announces Statehouse Blood Drive Winner

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today congratulated the Legislative Services Agency (LSA) for having the most staff members donate in last Thursday’s Red Cross Blood Drive at the Statehouse.

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Statement from Senate President Pro Tempore David Long

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Tuesday, March 26, 2013

State Sen. David Long (R-Fort Wayne) released the following statement today, following the Indiana Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the state’s choice scholarship law:

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[s12] Sen. Yoder Appointed as 2013-2014 Chairman of Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Thursday, November 15, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today appointed State Sen. Carlin Yoder (R-Middlebury) as chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources for the 118th General Assembly.

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Indiana Senate Republicans Announce Leadership Team

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Indiana Senate Majority Caucus met today in Indianapolis to elect their leadership team.

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[s13] Sen. Glick Brings Attorney’s Perspective to Child Custody and Support Advisory Committee

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Saturday, July 7, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today appointed State Sen. Susan Glick (R-LaGrange) as a member of the Child Custody and Support Advisory Committee.

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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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[s20] Sen. Kenley Appointed to Budget, Education, Sales Tax, Building Authority Panels

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, July 6, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his appointment of State Sen. Luke Kenley (R-Noblesville) to again serve as a member of the State Budget Committee.

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[s21] Sen. Buck Appointed Co-Chair of Economic Development Study Committee

Friday, July 6, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his appointment of State Sen. Jim Buck (R-Kokomo) the co-chairman of the Interim Study Committee on Economic Development.

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[s23] Sen. Boots Appointed to Chair Summer Study Committee

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

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) appointed State Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) to serve as chair of the Unemployment Insurance Oversight Committee.

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[s26] Sen. Eckerty to Co-Chair Study Committee on Special Group Recognition License Plates

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

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today appointed State Sen. Doug Eckerty (R-Yorktown) as Co-Chairman of the Interim Study Committee (ISC) on Special Group Recognition License Plates.

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[s27] Sen. Paul Appointed to Military, Infrastructure Interim Panels

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, July 6, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his appointment of State Sen. Allen Paul (R-Richmond) to serve as a member of the Commission on Military and Veterans Affairs and the Joint Study Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Assessment and Solutions.

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[s31] Sen. Merritt Appointed Chairman of State Fair Advisory Committee

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, July 6, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today appointed State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) to serve as chairman of the State Fair Advisory Committee this interim.

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[s39] Sen. Waterman Appointed to Agriculture Committee, Other State Commissions

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

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced State Sen. John Waterman’s (R-Shelburn) appointment to the Interim Study Committee on Agriculture.

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[s42] Sen. Leising Appointed Chairwoman of Interim Study Committee on Agriculture

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, July 6, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today appointed State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) to serve as chairwoman of the Interim Study Committee on Agriculture.

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[s43] Sen. Nugent Appointed to Military Base Planning Council

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, July 6, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his appointment of State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) to serve on the Military Base Planning Council.

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[s44] Sen. Steele Appointed to Chair Commission on Courts, Serve on Other State Panels

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

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced State Sen. Brent Steele’s (R-Bedford) appointment as chairman of the Commission on Courts.

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[s15] Sen. Wyss to Chair Transportation and Infrastructure Assessment Committee

Posted by: Tracy Lytwyn  | Thursday, July 5, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today appointed State Sen. Tom Wyss (R-Fort Wayne) to serve as Chairman of the Joint Study Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Assessment and Solutions.

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[Senate Republicans] Sen. Long Announces Majority Study Committee Assignments

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Thursday, July 5, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced the 2012 Interim Study Committee appointments for members of the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus.

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[S16] Sen. Long Announces Inquiry into IURC Regarding Recent Service Problems with Aqua Indiana

Monday, July 2, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today initiated an inquiry with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) regarding serious concerns with the local water and sewer utility provider, Aqua Indiana, that services portions of Allen County.

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Head Appointed Chair of Senate Committee on Local Government

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his selection of Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) to serve as chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government.

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[s9] Mishler Appointed to Senate Majority Whip

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Monday, April 30, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Ft. Wayne) today announced his selection of Sen. Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen) to serve as Senate Majority Whip.

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[Senate Republicans] Long Announces Several Appointments to Senate Caucus Leadership

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Monday, April 30, 2012

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced several key appointments within the Senate Majority Caucus.

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Head Appointed Chair of Senate Committee on Local Government

Monday, April 30, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his selection of Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) to serve as chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government.

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[s14] Sens. Long, Kruse, Wyss: Area Teachers Earn Grant Money for Excellence

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

State Sens. David Long (R-Fort Wayne), Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn) and Tom Wyss (R-Fort Wayne) congratulated Fort Wayne Community Schools for being awarded the “Excellence in Performance” grant by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).

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[s15] Sens. Long, Kruse, Wyss: Area Teachers Earn Grant Money for Excellence

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

State Sens. David Long (R-Fort Wayne), Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn) and Tom Wyss (R-Fort Wayne) congratulated Fort Wayne Community Schools for being awarded the “Excellence in Performance” grant by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).

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[12] Worker Freedom Bill Passes Senate, SB 269 Heads to House for Further Consideration

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Monday, January 23, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today applauded Senate approval of legislation allowing every Hoosier worker the freedom to choose whether or not to support a union.

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Sen. Long Applauds Governor Daniels’ Legislative Agenda

Posted by: Lindsay Jancek  | Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R- Fort Wayne) applauded Gov. Mitch Daniels’ final State of the State Address Tuesday evening and said he will work with fellow lawmakers to enact a key job-creating component of the governor’s legislative agenda that allows every Hoosier worker the freedom to choose if they want to join a union.

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Fort Wayne senators can help Hoosiers obtain state tax forms

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

President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) said today area senators 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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Hoosiers Can Share Views on 2011 Legislative Survey

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Friday, January 7, 2011

Hoosiers in the Fort Wayne area can share their views on various legislative matters by completing a survey from their senator, according to President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne).

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Hoosiers Can Share Views on 2011 Legislative Survey

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Friday, January 7, 2011

Hoosiers in the Fort Wayne area can share their views on various legislative matters by completing a survey from their senator, according to President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne).

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Senate celebrates Fort Wayne's world-renowned choir 'Voices of Unity' earned international title as top soulful choral music group

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, January 6, 2011

For a brief time today, Statehouse gavels gave way to golden voices as legislators paid tribute to a Fort Wayne choir recently cited as the number one soulful choral group in the world.

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Senate celebrates Fort Wayne's world-renowned choir 'Voices of Unity' earned international title as top soulful choral music group

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, January 6, 2011

For a brief time today, Statehouse gavels gave way to golden voices as legislators paid tribute to a Fort Wayne choir recently cited as the number one soulful choral group in the world.

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Area Senators: Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

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

President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) said passing a balanced budget and insisting on no tax hikes for hardworking Hoosiers should be the top priorities for lawmakers during the 2011 legislative session, which began today at the Statehouse.

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Area Senators: Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

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

President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) said passing a balanced budget and insisting on no tax hikes for hardworking Hoosiers should be the top priorities for lawmakers during the 2011 legislative session, which began today at the Statehouse.

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[s14] Senate Honors Fort Wayne Football Coaches for Victories On and Off the Field

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, January 14, 2010

Members of the Indiana Senate honored two retiring Fort Wayne football coaches today for victories that stretched far beyond the end zones of their respective schools

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[s15] Senate Honors Fort Wayne Football Coaches for Victories On and Off the Field

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, January 14, 2010

Members of the Indiana Senate honored two retiring Fort Wayne football coaches today for victories that stretched far beyond the end zones of their respective schools.

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[s16] Senate Honors Fort Wayne Football Coaches for Victories On and Off the Field

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, January 14, 2010

Members of the Indiana Senate honored two retiring Fort Wayne football coaches today for victories that stretched far beyond the end zones of their respective schools

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