Senators

Scott Schneider

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Ian Hauer
Phone: 317-232-9808

Scott Schneider

State Senator - District 30

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2009 - Present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Education & Career Development
Environmental Affairs

Education

Heritage Christian School, graduate
Indiana Wesleyan University, double major who earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science. Minor: economics 

Activities

Indiana Schools for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Board Member, 2009-Current
Indianapolis City-County Council, 1999-2007
Marion County Sheriff’s Merit Board, 1997-1999
Citizens’ Police Complaint Board, 1993-1997
Sack Hunger, volunteer
Golf for the Cure, volunteer
Member, College Park Church

Honors

2012 Respect Life Award, presented by Indianapolis Right to Life
2012 Charter School Warrior of the Year Award, School Choice Indiana
2010 Legislator of the Year Award, Marion County Judiciary

Occupation

Sales and Marketing

Personal

Spouse, Kristine
Five children: Lauren, Hannah, Zachary, Luke and Emma

Counties Served

Hamilton
Marion

Scott Schneider

State Senator - District 30

Sen. Schneider to Serve on Interim Study Committee on Employment and Labor

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

STATEHOUSE (June 24, 2014) — Throughout the summer and the upcoming fall months, State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) will serve on the Interim Study Committee on Employment and Labor. “This committee has been tasked with examining the concept of job sharing, which allows two part-time employees to share one full-time job,” more»

Sen. Schneider Receives High Score from Indiana Chamber

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Thursday, May 29, 2014

STATEHOUSE (May 29, 2014) — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce recently released its 2014 Legislative Vote Analysis, which ranks state lawmakers based on their votes for pro-jobs, pro-economy measures. State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) received a score of 96 percent. According to the Chamber, bills used in the report were selected based on more»

Sen. Schneider’s Bill to Help Property Taxpayers Heads to Governor to Become Law

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Thursday, March 13, 2014

STATEHOUSE (March 13, 2014) – A bill authored by State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) to help Hoosier property taxpayers frustrated by the appeals process cleared its final passage in the Indiana General Assembly today. Senate Bill 266 now moves to the governor’s desk where it could be signed into law. Senate Bill 266 would eliminate the more»

Sen. Schneider Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Friday, February 1, 2013

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed the following local students to the Statehouse as Senate pages.

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State Sen. Scott Schneider on State of the State

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement regarding Gov. Pence’s State of the State Address.

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Sen. Schneider Works to Withdraw Indiana from Common Core Standards

Posted by: Brady Hagerty  | Thursday, January 3, 2013

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) has filed legislation for the General Assembly’s 2013 session to withdraw Indiana from the Common Core State Standards.

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[s30] Sen. Schneider: General Assembly Kicks Off 2013 Budget Session

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

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) 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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Schneider: State Tax Commission Reviews Marion Co. Property Assessments

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Sunday, October 21, 2012

Indiana’s Commission on State Tax and Financing Policy today met to examine Marion County property assessments, announced State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis).

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State Sen. Scott Schneider Statement on Marion County Property Reassessment Errors

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Tuesday, October 16, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today regarding reports that many properties in Marion County were assigned assessed values that were too high due to a calculating error.

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Sen. Schneider Announces Plans to Review Property Tax Assessments in Marion County

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Monday, October 15, 2012

Due to the escalation of certain home-assessment values in Marion County, State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) today announced plans to review property tax assessments in the area to determine the fairness of the system.

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State Sen. Scott Schneider Applauds Apex Benefits Jobs Announcement

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today regarding the decision by Apex Benefits Group, Inc. to expand in Indianapolis, creating up to 25 new jobs by 2016 and investing $1 million to lease and equip a new facility:

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State Sen. Scott Schneider Applauds Apex Benefits Jobs Announcement

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today regarding the decision by Apex Benefits Group, Inc. to expand in Indianapolis, creating up to 25 new jobs by 2016 and investing $1 million to lease and equip a new facility:

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State Sen. Scott Schneider Applauds Apex Benefits Jobs Announcement

Monday, July 30, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today regarding the decision by Apex Benefits Group, Inc. to expand in Indianapolis, creating up to 25 new jobs by 2016 and investing $1 million to lease and equip a new facility:

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[30] Area Students Serve As Pages For State Sen. Schneider

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Friday, March 16, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed Katie Barnett and Brandon Karrer to the Indiana Statehouse as legislative pages.

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Area Student Serve As Pages For State Sen. Schneider

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Friday, March 16, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed area students to the Indiana Statehouse as a legislative page.

•    Luke Schneider, student at Heritage Christian School
•    DJ Benson, student at Heritage Christian School
•    Nolan Brown, student at Christ the King School
•    Giselle Bledsoe, homeschooled student
•    Jeremiah Bledsoe, homeschooled student
•    Andrea Bledsoe, homeschooled student
•    Summer Bledsoe, homeschooled student
•    Nicholas Bledsoe, homeschooled student
•    Nicole Bledsoe, homeschooled student
•    Tori Reimschisel, student at Indiana Connections Academy
•    Erin Collins, student at Christ the King Catholic School
•    Samantha Strong, student at Lawrence Central High School
•    Paige Hall, student at William McKinnley Elementary School
•    Karli Borem, student at William McKinnley Elementary School

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Clay Middle School Student Serves As Page For State Sen. Schneider

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Friday, March 16, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed Gabrielle McNair to the Indiana Statehouse as a legislative page.

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[30] Area Students Serve As Pages For State Sen. Schneider

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Friday, March 2, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed Josef Eisgruber, Charlie Gomez and Philip Thompson to the Indiana Statehouse as legislative pages.

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[30] Sen. Schneider Proposes Legislative Study of Common Core Education Standards Senate Education Committee Sends Resolution to Full Senate

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Members of the Senate Committee on Education today unanimously approved a resolution authored by Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) urging a more in-depth study on Common Core State Standards and the impact on Indiana’s nationally recognized education benchmarks.

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[30] Eastwood Middle School Students Serve As Pages For State Sen. Schneider

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

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed Andrew and Kaitlin Hayworth to the Indiana Statehouse as legislative pages.

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[30] Sen. Schneider Named “Charter Warrior of the Year”

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Tuesday, February 14, 2012

As part of the Indiana’s first-ever Ed Reformer Awards, State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) was named “Charter Warrior of the Year” to honor his leadership in the fight for parental choice in education and his 100 percent pro-charter voting record in the Indiana State Senate.

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[30] North Central High School Student Serves As Page For State Sen. Schneider

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Friday, February 10, 2012

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed John Geshay to the Indiana Statehouse as a legislative page.

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[30] St. Luke Catholic School Student Serves As Page For State Sen. Schneider

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

State Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) recently welcomed Grace Tuttle to the Indiana Statehouse as a legislative page.

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[30] Sen. Schneider: Broad Ripple Resident Receives Firsthand Experience Working With State Senate

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

Sen. Scott Schneider (R-Indianapolis) announced today that Broad Ripple resident Joshua Black is currently serving as a legislative intern for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus during the 2012 legislative session.

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Bill allowing charter schools to lease empty public school buildings moves to full Senate

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Members of the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development voted 8-0 today to approve legislation allowing public charter schools to use underused or vacant buildings from a school corporation for classroom instruction.

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Senate Education Committee approves bill requiring schools to start after Labor Day

Posted by: Jennifer Regazzi  | Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Members of the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development voted 6-3 to approve legislation requiring Indiana schools to start after Labor Day.

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