Senators

Johnny Nugent

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Zach Wampler
Phone: 317-232-9541

Johnny Nugent

Majority Floor Leader Emeritus

Indiana State Senator - District 43

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 1978 - present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Activities

Dearborn County Board of Commissioners, Former Member
Dearborn County Hospital Board of Trustees, Former Member
Southeastern Indiana Shrine Club
Masonic Lodge, #4 F & AM
Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis
Conferral of 33rd Degree, September 2003
Murat Shrine Temple, Indianapolis
National Rifle Association - Board of Directors and Life Member
National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association
Amateur Trapshooting Association
50 Caliber Shooters Association Indiana State Rifle and Pistol Association - Life Member
Ohio Gun Collectors Association

Military

U.S. Army veteran

Occupation

Retired

Religious Affiliation

Baptist

Personal

Married: Nancy
Daughter: Suzette
Grandchildren: Dylan and Kyle

Counties Served

Ohio and Jennings counties and portions of Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Jackson and Ripley counties

Johnny Nugent

Majority Floor Leader Emeritus

Indiana State Senator - District 43

Sen. Nugent: Successful 2014 Legislative Session

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Thursday, March 20, 2014

I am pleased to announce that the Indiana legislature has adjourned for 2014. This was my last legislative session in the Senate, and I enjoyed a few highlights at the Statehouse before my retirement. First off, I was honored to welcome Olympic bronze medalist Nick Goepper to the Statehouse and present him with a Senate resolution. Originally from more»

Nugent Welcomes Olympic Bronze Medalist Nick Goepper to Statehouse

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Tuesday, March 4, 2014

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) joins Gov. Mike Pence in welcoming Olympic bronze medalist Nick Goepper to the Statehouse on Monday, March 3, 2014. Originally from Lawrenceburg, Goepper won the bronze medal competing in the inaugural ski slopestyle competition at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Team USA swept the medal podium in more»

Sen. Nugent: Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Friday, February 28, 2014

March is colon cancer awareness month. As a colon cancer survivor, I want to help my fellow Hoosiers protect themselves and their families from this terrible disease. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death among all types of cancers. It affects men and women equally, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), colon more»

Sen. Nugent: Propane Crisis in Indiana

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Friday, January 31, 2014

Many Midwest states, including Indiana, are facing a propane shortage that threatens the thousands of Hoosier families who rely on propane to heat their homes. According to the Indiana Propane Gas Association (IPGA), approximately nine percent of Indiana households use propane as a heating source. Farmers use propane to keep livestock warm and the more»

Senator Nugent will not seek re-election to Senate District 43

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Monday, December 2, 2013

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 2, 2013) – State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) announced today he will not seek re-election to Senate District 43 in 2014. “Volunteering to retire from the Senate has been one of my more difficult decisions. However, after a great amount of thoughtful prayer and quiet personal reflection, I have concluded that it’s more»

‘Shop Small’ on Small Business Saturday

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Since its creation in 2010, Small Business Saturday has sparked a nationwide movement to celebrate and support small businesses across the country. I encourage everyone to mark their calendars for this year’s Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. The Small Business Administration (SBA) defines a small business as an enterprise having fewer than 500 more»

Statement from Sen. Nugent

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) made the following statement regarding Gov. Pence’s State of the State Address.

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[s43] Sen. Nugent: General Assembly Kicks Off 2013 Budget Session

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) 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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[s43] Sen. Nugent Congratulates Local Schools on Performance Grades

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Wednesday, October 31, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) made the following statement today praising Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Jennings, Ohio and Ripley county schools for earning ‘A’ grades in Indiana’s 2011-2012 school year performance review:

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[s43] Sen. Nugent Encourages Fourth-Graders to Enter State Essay Contest

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Tuesday, October 9, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) 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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[s43] Sen. Johnny Nugent Praised for Voting Record

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, September 28, 2012

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today praised State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) for his outstanding 2012 voting attendance record of 98.3 percent.

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[s43] Sen. Nugent Commends Solar Panel Company's Move to Osgood

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Wednesday, August 29, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) made this statement today on Solarzentrum North America’s (SZNA) plan to relocate its New Mexico headquarters to Ripley County:

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[s43] Sen Nugent: Turn on Porchlights Tuesday, Support National Night Out

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, August 3, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) encourages local community members to turn on their porch lights for the 29th annual “National Night Out Against Crime” (NNO) on Tuesday, August 7.

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[s43] Sen. Nugent Applauds Honda Jobs Announcement

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Friday, July 20, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) made the following statement today regarding the announcement that Honda Manufacturing of Indiana will expand its production in Greensburg, creating up to 300 jobs this year:

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[s43] Sens. Nugent, Steele Applaud Bartholomew Schools for ISTEP+ Achievement

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Tuesday, July 10, 2012

State Sens. Brent Steele (R-Bedford) and Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) made the following statements today congratulating Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation officials, teachers, parents and students on their improved ISTEP+ scores:

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[s44] Sens. Steele, Nugent Applaud Local ISTEP+ Scores

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, July 10, 2012

State Sens. Brent Steele (R-Bedford) and Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) made the following statements today congratulating Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation officials, teachers, parents and students on their improved ISTEP+ scores:

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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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[s43] Independence Day: 236 Years Later, Freedom Still a Reason to Celebrate Today

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, June 29, 2012

When members of the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the world was forever changed.

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Sens. Nugent, Paul Applaud Dearborn County Students

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Thursday, May 10, 2012

“It’s truly amazing the amount of dedication these fifth-, sixth- and seventh-graders have shown to their community at such a young age."

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[s43] Sen. Nugent: March Marks Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Last year, colon cancer caused more than 50,000 deaths in the United States, taking the lives of 1,160 Hoosiers.

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[s43] Statement from State Sen. Johnny Nugent on the Conclusion of the Legislative Session

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Saturday, March 10, 2012

“I’m very pleased with the hard work and dedication demonstrated by my fellow legislators this session. Although we all have varying opinions, it helps to remember that — when it comes down to it — we’re all doing what we think is in the best interest of Hoosiers back home.

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[s43] Area Students Page for Sen. Nugent in February

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, March 2, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) welcomed the following area students as a Senate pages in February:

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[s43] Sen. Johnny Nugent Leads General Assembly in Promoting Dearborn County’s ‘Black, White & Read’

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Tuesday, February 28, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) recently led the Indiana General Assembly in promoting Dearborn County’s year-long literacy program, “Black, White and Read.”

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[s43] Senate Approves Sen. Nugent's Initiative to Help Local Emergency Crews Receive Necessary Equipment

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Legislation sponsored by State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) to help ensure local emergency crews have access to the equipment needed for saving lives and responding to crises passed the full Senate today by a 50-0 vote.

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[s43] Jennings Student Pages for Sen. Nugent in January

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, February 3, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) welcomed Ramon Becker of Jennings County Middle School as a Senate page in January.

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Sen. Nugent on State of the State Address

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Tuesday, January 10, 2012

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) made the following statement today, in response to Gov. Mitch Daniels’ 2012 State of the State Address:

 

“I want to first thank Governor Daniels for his service to our great state throughout the past eight years. I look forward to working with him during his last twelve months in office.

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Sen. Nugent: Panel Supports Bill Allowing Indiana to Call Upon, Assist Emergency Response Teams in Neighboring States

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Thursday, January 27, 2011

A Senate panel on local government voted unanimously this week in support of a bill allowing Indiana to call upon and assist emergency response teams in neighboring states, State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) said.

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

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | 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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Nugent will assist Hoosiers in obtaining state tax forms

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Friday, January 7, 2011

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) 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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Sen. Nugent: Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

Posted by: Whitney Moorman  | Wednesday, January 5, 2011

State Sen. Johnny Nugent (R-Lawrenceburg) 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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