Senators

Jim Smith

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant: 
Shelley Myers 
Phone: 317-234-9426

Jim Smith

State Senator - District 45

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Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2010 - present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Commerce, Economic Development and Technology, Ranking Member
Insurance
Financial Institutions
Local Government
Tax and Fiscal Policy

Education

Providence Catholic High School, Clarksville
University of Louisville, bachelor's degree in finance and master’s degree in business administration

Activities

Clark County Council, former member

 

Occupation

Personal and small business financial consultant

Personal

Married: Brenda

Counties Served

Jefferson County, Scott County, Switzerland County and portions of Clark and Jackson counties

Jim Smith

State Senator - District 45

Sen. Smith Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Monday, March 17, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 17, 2014) – State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse to serve as Senate pages: Brittany Miller, from Charlestown, attends Silver Creek High School. Anna Hall, from Underwood, attends Scottsburg High School. Keith Johns, from Scottsburg, attends Grace Christian Academy. Wesley more»

Sen. Smith Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, February 11, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 11, 2014) – State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) recently welcomed the following students to the Statehouse to serve as Senate pages: Dylan Scott Raney, from Charlestown, attends New Washington Middle-High School. Scott Swoboda, from Marysville, attends New Washington Middle-High School. Pages spend a day at the Statehouse, touring more»

Madison Student Gains Experience at Statehouse

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, February 11, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 11, 2014) — Madison resident, Erika Fisher, is serving as an intern for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus during the 2014 legislative session, said State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown). Fisher is the daughter of Julie and the late Chris Fisher. She is a graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and is currently a senior at Purdue more»

Sen. Smith’s Bill to Keep Christmas in Schools Clears Senate

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Monday, February 3, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2014) – State Sen. Jim Smith’s (R-Charlestown) bill providing legal protection to public schools and staff who wish to celebrate Christmas and other holiday traditions in their classrooms unanimously passed the Senate today by a 48-0 vote. Senate Bill 326 calls on the State Board of Education to set guidelines for teachers more»

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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Sen. Smith’s Bill to Protect Christmas in Schools Passes Committee

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Wednesday, January 22, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 22, 2014) – State Sen. Jim Smith’s (R-Charlestown) bill to provide legal protections to public school teachers who wish to celebrate Christmas and other holiday traditions in their classrooms passed the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development today by a 7-1 vote. Senate Bill 326, also called the “Merry more»

Sen. Smith: Indiana Senate Accepting Student Page Requests

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Friday, January 3, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 3, 2014) — State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) invites students in grades six through 12 to serve as Senate pages during the Indiana General Assembly’s 2014 legislative session. The Indiana Senate Page Program is now accepting applications for student pages, offering an up-close, behind-the-scenes look at the General Assembly. more»

Sen. Smith Joins Madison Officials For Crosswalk Groundbreaking

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

State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) joined local officials in Madison today for the groundbreaking of a new crosswalk in front of Madison Consolidated High School on Clifty Drive.

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Sen. Jim Smith Responds to Sellersburg Standoff

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) made the following statement today in regard to the shooting of local law enforcement officer, Chris Proctor, and death of a police dog during yesterday’s standoff in Sellersburg.

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COLUMN by Sen. Smith: How Clark County’s Perpetual TIF Districts Impact Our Taxes

Posted by: Molly Johnson  | Monday, June 10, 2013

"If you love taxes.....you'll love Clark County."

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Jim Smith

State Senator - District 45

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