Senators

R. Michael Young

Contact Information

200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-382-9467 or 317-232-9400

Legislative Assistant:
Meredith Lizza
Phone: 317-232-9517

R. Michael Young

State Senator - District 35

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2000-present
Indiana House of Representatives, 1986-2000
Marion County Board of Zoning Appeals, 1980-1982

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Commerce, Economic Development & Technology
Corrections & Criminal Law, Chair
Corrections Subcommittee
Judiciary
Probate Code & Trusts Subcommittee

Education

Indiana University, South Bend

Activities

IUPUI Board of Advisors
Wayne Township GOP

Honors

Indiana State Public Employee's Legislator of Year, 1995

Occupation

Attorney
Political Consultant

Personal

Single, three children: Melissa, Michelle and Michael
Four grandchildren: Kayla, Luke, Grace and Gant

Counties Served

Hendricks County: Guilford and Liberty Townships
Marion County: Decatur Township and Portions of Wayne Township

R. Michael Young

State Senator - District 35

State Sen. Michael Young Welcomes Local Student Pages to the Statehouse

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Monday, March 17, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 17, 2014) – State Sen. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse where they served as Senate pages: Tanner Penry, from Plainfield, attends Plainfield Community Middle School. John Flanagan, from Plainfield, attends Plainfield Community Middle School. Dustin Murphy, from Camby is a more»

Sens. Young, Delph Honor Lynhurst Principal at Statehouse

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Wednesday, January 22, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 22, 2014) – State Sens. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) and Mike Delph (R-Carmel) recently recognized Lynhurst Principal Dan Wilson at the Statehouse for his professional achievements. Wilson, principal at Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center, was named 2013 Indiana Middle School Principal of the Year. “Principal Wilson is an more»

Sens. Steele, Young: Senate Committee Approves Criminal Code Reform Bill

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

The first comprehensive reform of Indiana’s felony laws in more than 35 years passed the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law today by a 8-1 vote.

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[s35] Young Appointed as 2013-2014 Chairman of Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) Thursday appointed State Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) as chairman of the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law for the 118th General Assembly.

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What Does Indiana Mean to You?

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Thursday, October 4, 2012

State Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) 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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Sen. Mike Young Applauds Local ISTEP+ Scores

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Tuesday, July 10, 2012

State Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today congratulating Plainfield Community School Corporation officials, teachers, parents and students for placing among Indiana’s highest-performing schools:

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Legislation to Clarify Indiana’s Self-Defense Law Approved By House Lawmakers, Returns To Senate

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Thursday, March 1, 2012

House lawmakers approved legislation authored by Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) reaffirming Hoosiers’ right to resist the unlawful entry by law enforcement officers into their homes. Senate Bill 1 passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 74-24 and returns to the Senate for further action.

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[35] Sen. Young’s Public Intoxication Legislation Approved By House, Returns To Senate

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Legislation authored by Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) narrowing the scope of Indiana’s public intoxication law was approved by the House of Representatives by a vote of 95-0. Senate Bill 97 now returns to the Senate for further action.

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[35] Plainfield High School Student Serves As Page For State Sen. Young

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Friday, February 17, 2012

State Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed Tyler Mayer to the Indiana Statehouse as a legislative page.

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[35] Local Students Serve As Pages For State Sen. Young

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Thursday, February 2, 2012

State Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed Dwon Pelt, Donta Manuel and Jacob Clements to the Indiana Statehouse as legislative pages

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[35] Speedway Students Serve As Pages For State Sen. Young

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Thursday, February 2, 2012

State Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed Adam and Grace Cass to the Indiana Statehouse as legislative pages.

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[35] Legislation to Narrow the Scope of Indiana’s Public Intoxication Law Approved by Senate, Moves to House

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Senate lawmakers approved legislation authored by Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) that would narrow the scope of Indiana’s public intoxication law. Senate Bill 97 passed by a vote of 30-20 and moves to the House of Representatives for further action.

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[35] Legislation to Clarify Indiana’s Self-Defense Law Approved By Senate Lawmakers, Moves To House

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Monday, January 23, 2012

Senate lawmakers today approved legislation authored by State Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) reaffirming a Hoosier’s right to resist the unlawful entry by law enforcement officers into their homes.

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[35] Sen. Mike Young’s Legislation to Clarify Indiana’s Self-Defense Law Passes Unanimously Out Of Committee

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Members of the Senate Committee on Corrections, Criminal and Civil Matters voted 8-0 today in favor of legislation authored by Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) reaffirming a Hoosier’s right  to resist the unlawful entry by law enforcement officers into their homes.

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Sen. Young Applauds State of the State Address

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Wednesday, January 11, 2012

State Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) released the following statement in response to Gov. Mitch Daniels’ final State of the State address.

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Sen. Young: January town hall meetings set for Senate District 35

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Monday, January 24, 2011

State  Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) reminds residents in Senate District 35 to share their opinions and ideas on the upcoming legislative session during one of three town hall meetings scheduled for January.

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

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

Senate lawmakers today voted 47-0 to approve a proposal co-authored by Sen. Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) banning pot-like products across Indiana and creating stiff penalties for using and selling the substances.

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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. Young: Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

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

State Sen. Mike Young 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. Young: Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

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

State Sen. Mike Young 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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R. Michael Young

State Senator - District 35

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