STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2012) — Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today praised State Sen. Carlin Yoder (R-Middlebury) for his outstanding 2012 voting attendance record of 99.5 percent.
“Senator Yoder continues to do a terrific job of representing Hoosiers in Senate District 12, and that’s demonstrated through his exemplary voting record,” Long said. “He takes his responsibilities as a state lawmaker seriously.”
Long added that Yoder’s floor votes totaled 369.
“This session, 161 Senate bills moved to the Governor’s desk,” Long said. “These pieces of legislation represent the people’s work, including ensuring workplace freedom, eliminating Indiana’s inheritance tax and streamlining college credit transferability.”
For the 2012 session, state records show that 158 of the 161 bills that went to the Governor for his signature into law were bipartisan in nature. Of these, 91 bills were unanimous.