Senators

Liz Brown

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Maureen Gordin
Phone: 317-232-9807

Media Contact:
Brady Hagerty
Phone: 317-232-9425

Liz Brown

State Senator - District 15

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2014 - Present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Ethics, chair
Appropriations
Environmental Affairs
Health & Provider Services

Education

University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Science
University of Iowa, J.D.

Activities

Fort Wayne City Council, Council Member At-Large, 2008-2011
Lugar Series of Excellence in Public Service, 2006 graduate
Blight Task Force, former chair
Health Benefits Task Force, former co-chair
Public Safety Task Force, former co-chair
Fort Wayne Governing Board on the Urban Transportation Advisory Board, former member
Fort Wayne City Plan Commission (Department of Planning Services), former member
Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, Board of Directors
Parkview Hospital Ethics Committee
Notre Dame Club of Fort Wayne
Allen County Law Library Foundation Board
Cub Scout, volunteer
Soccer and Basketball coach, St. Jude’s Catholic School
St. Jude School Board
Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend School Board
National Education Association School Board
Dwenger Saints Alive Committee
National Rifle Association, member
Allen County Right to Life, member
National Federation of Small Independent Business, member
Notre Dame Monogram Club, former Board of Directors
Notre Dame Alumni Association, member
Notre Dame Fencing Team

Occupation

Brown Mediation LLC, owner
St. Jude Catholic School, substitute teacher
University of Saint Francis, adjunct professor

Religious Affiliation

Catholic

Personal

Spouse: Steve
Children: Patrick, Daniel, Elizabeth, Michael, Matthew, Stephen and Kathleen
Pets: Kitty and Tubby

Counties Served

Portions of Allen County

Liz Brown

State Senator - District 15

State Sen. Liz Brown to Serve on Study Committees

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Tuesday, June 28, 2016

STATEHOUSE (June 23, 2016) — State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) will serve on the following study committee, commission and board during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2017 session of the General Assembly: Interim Study Committee on Employment and Labor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission Indiana School for the Blind more»

Sen. Brown: New Signage for Korean War Memorial

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, April 27, 2016

STATEHOUSE (April 27, 2016) – State Sen. Liz Brown joined veterans from Chapter One of the Korean War Veterans Association and officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation unveiling new “Korean War Memorial” signage to be placed in both directions on Coliseum Boulevard. Since 1995 to 2015, Fort Wayne’s Korean War Memorial more»

Sen. Brown’s Solid Waste Management District Bill Heads to the Governor

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Monday, March 7, 2016

STATEHOUSE (March 7, 2016) – A bill authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) returning local control over solid waste management districts passed the Senate today by a vote of 34-16 and will now move to the governor for final consideration. Under current law, solid waste management districts are mandated and regulated by the state. Senate more»

Resolution Seeking to Limit the Power of the Federal Government Passes House

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Tuesday, March 1, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 29, 2016) — A resolution authored by State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) that seeks to rein in the federal government passed the House of Representatives today by a vote of 61-36. Senate Joint Resolution 14 calls for a convention of the states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution to consider constitutional amendments that will more»

Pro-Life Legislation Sponsored by Sens. Holdman & Brown Passes Senate

Posted by: Brady Hagerty, Press Secretary  | Tuesday, March 1, 2016

STATEHOUSE (March 1, 2016) – Pro-life legislation sponsored by State Sens. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) and Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) passed the Senate today by a vote of 37-13. House Bill 1337 would make it a Level 5 felony for an individual to acquire, receive, sell or transfer fetal tissue. It would also prohibit abortions based solely on race, color, more»

Sen. Liz Brown’s Bill Encouraging Umbilical Cord Blood Donation Heads to Governor’s Desk

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 22, 2016) – Legislation authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) encouraging umbilical cord blood donation passed the House of Representatives today and now heads to the governor for his consideration. Senate Bill 315, which passed the House by a vote of 94-0, would require the Indiana State Department of Health to provide more»

Sen. Brown: Senate Committee Passes Bill Benefiting Hoosier Veterans

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, February 17, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 17, 2016) – Legislation sponsored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) benefiting Hoosier veterans passed the Senate Committee on Pensions and Labor today by a vote of 10-1. House Bill 1359, authored by State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne), would allow veterans under the age of 40-and-a half years who pass certain requirements, more»

Sen. Brown, Reps. Carbaugh and Morris Invite Residents to Attend Town Hall Meeting

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, February 10, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 10, 2016) — State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) and Reps. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne) and Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne) will host a town hall meeting this Saturday, Feb. 13 to gather feedback from local residents on legislative topics. Details are listed below: WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. WHERE: more»

Sen. Liz Brown’s Bills Pass Senate, Head to House of Representatives

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Thursday, February 4, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2016) – Three bills authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) passed the Senate this week and now move to the House of Representatives for further consideration. Senate Bill 367, which passed by a vote of 30-18, would prohibit local government contractors from qualifying as a responsible offeror if they have made political more»

Sen. Brown’s Bill to Fund School, Public Transportation Passes Senate

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Monday, February 1, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 1, 2016) – Legislation authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would provide an additional method of funding school and public transportation costs passed the Senate today by a vote of 43-7. Senate Bill 280 would allow a redevelopment commission, working in partnership with their corresponding legislative body, to more»

Sen. Brown’s Bill Giving Local Governments Decision-Making Power Over Solid Waste Management Districts Passes Senate

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Monday, February 1, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 1, 2016) – A bill authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would return local control over solid waste management districts passed the Senate today. Under current law, solid waste management districts are created and regulated by the state. Senate Bill 366 would change that statute by giving local officials the more»

Sen. Brown’s Bill Preventing Political Contributions When Obtaining Government Contracts Passes Committee

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, January 27, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 27, 2016) – A bill authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would prevent the use of political contributions by a contactor when obtaining a government contract passed the Senate Committee on Local Government today by a vote of 8-0. Senate Bill 367 would prohibit government contractors from making political donations to more»

Sen. Liz Brown: Bills Protecting Indiana’s Unborn, Encouraging Umbilical Cord Blood Donation Pass Committee

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, January 27, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 27, 2016) – Two bills authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would protect our most vulnerable citizens and encourage umbilical cord blood donation passed the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services today. Senate Bill 313, which passed by a vote of 7-4, would: Ban collecting, selling or profiting on baby more»

Sen. Brown’s Bill Returning Local Control Over Solid Waste Management Districts Passes Committee

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Tuesday, January 26, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 25, 2016) – A bill authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would increase local control over solid waste management districts passed the Senate Committee on Environmental Affairs by a vote of 6-3. Under current law, solid waste management districts are created and regulated by the state. Senate Bill 366 would change more»

Sen. Brown’s Bill to Fund School, Public Transportation Passes Committee

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Thursday, January 21, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 21, 2016) – Legislation authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would provide an alternative method of funding school and public transportation costs unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Appropriations today. Senate Bill 280, as amended, would allow a redevelopment commission, working in partnership with their more»

Committee Approves Sen. Brown’s Amendment Supporting Farmers Filing Business Personal Property Tax

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 19, 2016) – An amendment to Senate Bill 308 authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would ease the burden on Hoosier farmers filing business personal property tax forms was approved today by the Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy. Under current law, township or county assessors are required to perform an audit on more»

Sen. Brown Introduces Bill to Prevent Pay-to-Play Schemes

Thursday, January 7, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 7, 2016) – State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) recently introduced a bill that would prevent pay-to-play schemes. Senate Bill 367 would prohibit local government contractors from making political donations to local elected officials involved in government contract solicitations, or after a contract is awarded. “Taxpayers expect more»

Sen. Brown Introduces Pro-life Bill to Prevent a Planned Parenthood-Style Harvesting Scandal in Indiana

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, January 6, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 6, 2016) – Lifelong pro-life advocate and mother of seven, State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) has introduced a pro-life bill to prevent a Planned Parenthood-style harvesting and trafficking scandal in Indiana and impose a felony on anyone misusing aborted remains. Brown’s aborted fetal remains transfer and collection ban would more»

Brown Files Bill to Redirect Existing Funds to Public and School Transportation Needs

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Tuesday, January 5, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 4, 2016) – State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) recently filed legislation that would allow property-tax revenue in a tax increment financing (TIF) area to be voluntarily redirected to public and school transportation needs. Brown authored the same legislation last year amid news of the Fort Wayne Community Schools’ decision to more»

Sen. Brown’s Bill on Disposal of Aborted Remains Signed into Law

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Monday, August 10, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 10, 2015) — Gov. Mike Pence today ceremonially signed a measure authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) ensuring all health-care facilities, including abortion clinics, appropriately dispose of aborted remains. Senate Enrolled Act 329 requires the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) to adopt rules concerning the more»

Sen. Brown: Bill to Fund School, Public Transportation Passes Senate

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 11, 2015) — Legislation authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would provide an alternative method of funding to cover school and public transportation costs passed the full Senate by a vote of 45-5. Senate Bill 478 would allow a redevelopment commission, working in partnership with their corresponding legislative body, more»

Sen. Brown: Bill to Fund School, Public Transportation Passes Senate Committee

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 3, 2015) — A measure drafted by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) that would allow redevelopment commissions to provide property tax revenues to help fund school transportation and public transportation costs passed the Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy today by a vote of 7-3. Senate Bill 478, as amended, would allow a more»

Statement from Sen. Liz Brown

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Friday, November 21, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 21, 2014) – “Valbruna Slater Stainless’ decision to reinvest in the Fort Wayne community is a great opportunity for economic development and job growth. Today’s announcement means job seekers in Fort Wayne will have access to more quality, high-paying employment opportunities. “It’s encouraging to see more»

Liz Brown Sworn in as State Senator for District 15

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Wednesday, November 19, 2014

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2014) – Standing in the Indiana Senate chamber surrounded by fellow legislators and her husband, Senator-elect Liz Brown took the oath of office today, officially becoming the State Senator representing District 15. Brown was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush. Brown, one of eight new members of more»

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