Senators

Sue Landske

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Debby McCarty
Phone: 317-232-9490

Sue Landske

Assistant President Pro Tempore

State Senator - District 6

Elected

Indiana State Senate, 1984 - present 

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Elections/Civil Law, Chair
Tax & Fiscal Policy

Education

St. Joseph's College
Indiana University
University of Chicago

Activities

Mid-Lake and Newton County Republican Women's Clubs
Lake Co. Republican Vice Chairman 1978-1989 & 2001-2007
General Federation of Women's Clubs
U.S. Elections Assistance Commission, Board of Advisors
National Conference of State Legislatures
Midwest Council of State Legislators
Council of State Governments

Military

National Guard Reserve, Retired Colonel

Honors

Sagamore of the Wabash, 1980, 1983
Outstanding Republican Senator, 1985
Business & Professional Woman of the Year, 1985
Lake County Republican of the Year, 1988
Jaycees Citizen of the Year, 1991
Small Business Champion, 2000

Occupation

Owner/Operator All Golfcar, Inc.

Personal

Married: William
Children: four daughters and one son
Grandchildren: seven

Counties Served

Benton County, Newton County and portions of Lake County

Sue Landske

Assistant President Pro Tempore

State Senator - District 6

Statement from Sen. Landske

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) made the following statement regarding Gov. Pence’s State of the State Address.

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[s6] Sen. Landske Congratulates Area Schools

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Thursday, November 1, 2012

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) made the following statement today praising 17 area schools for earning ‘A’ grades in Indiana’s 2011-2012 school year performance review:

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[s6] What Does Indiana Mean to You?

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Friday, October 5, 2012

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) 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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[s6] Sen. Sue Landske Praised for 100 Percent Voting Record

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Thursday, October 4, 2012

Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today praised State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) for her outstanding 2012 voting attendance record of 100 percent.

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[s6] Sen. Landske Applauds Crown Point ISTEP+ Scores

Posted by: Evan Eikenberry  | Wednesday, July 11, 2012

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) made the following statement today congratulating Crown Point Community School Corporation officials, teachers, parents and students for placing among Indiana’s highest-performing schools:

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[s6] Sen. Landske Appointed to Census Data Advisory Committee

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his appointment of State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) as a member on the Census Data Advisory Committee.

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[s6] Sen. Landske Appointed to Census Data Advisory Committee

Monday, July 9, 2012

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced his appointment of State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) as a member on the Census Data Advisory Committee.

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[6] Landske: Local Girl Scouts Serve as Senate Pages

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Friday, March 16, 2012

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) recently welcomed local Girl Scout members who served as Senate pages at the Statehouse in celebration of the organization’s 100th anniversary:

  • Morgan Clapman, daughter of Dyer resident Lynne Clapman. She attends Kahler Middle School.
  • Danielle Gaines, daughter of Dyer resident Debbie Gaines. She is an eighth-grade student at Kahler Middle School.
  • Nicole Geer, daughter of Dyer resident Kim Geer. She is a seventh-grade student at Kahler Middle School.
  • Jessica Hearne, daughter of Dyer resident Janet Hearne. She is a seventh-grade student at Kahler Middle School.
  • Megan Kirby, daughter of Dyer resident Lisa Kirby. She is a seventh-grade student at Kahler Middle School.
  • Hanna Lutz, daughter of Dyer resident Karla Lutz. She is a seventh-grade student at Kahler Middle School.
  • Nadia Magnabosco, daughter of Dyer resident Denis Magnabosco. She is a seventh-grade student at Kahler Middle School.
  • Alicia Chavez, daughter of Crown Point resident Paula Chavez. She is a sixth-grade student at Hal Clark Middle School.
  • Nicole Dubish, daughter of St. John resident Laura Dubish. She is a sixth-grade student at Clark Middle School.
  • Caitlin Hildeman, daughter of Cedar Lake resident Randy and Jill Hildeman. She is a sixth-grade student at Hanover Central Middle School.
  • Valerie Kalmar, daughter of St. John resident Steven and Luane Kalmar. She is a sixth-grade student at Clark Middle School.
  • Vera Kohut, daughter of Crown Point resident Mark Kohut. She is a seventh-grade student at Clark Middle School.
  • Julianna Massa, daughter of St. John resident Patricia Massa. She attends Clark Middle School.
  • McKenzi Swarthout, daughter of St. John resident Terrance Swarthout. She is a sixth-grade student at St. John Evangelist School.
  • Nina Zochalski, daughter of ST. John residents Ron and Pam Zochalski. She is a sixth-grade student at St. John Evangelist School.
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[6] Landske: Local Students Serve as Senate Pages

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Friday, March 16, 2012

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) recently welcomed local students to the Statehouse where they served as Senate pages:

  • Luke Davis, son of St. John residents Robert and Debra Davis. He is an eighth-grade student at St. John the Evangelist School.
  • Johnnie Fry, son of Crown Point resident Michele DeGraff. He is a sixth grade student at Hebron Middle School.
  • Abigail Ispas, daughter of Dyer resident Amy Ispas. She is a seventh-grade student at Kahler Middle School.
  • Rudy Moreno, child of St. John resident Elizabeth Moreno. Moreno is an eighth-grade student at St. John the Evangelist School.
  • Larz and Quinten Stanford, sons of Crown Point resident Todd Stanford. Larz is a freshman at Lowell High School. Quinten is a seventh-grade student at Lowell Middle School.
  • Desiree Stoces, daughter of Dyer residents James and Starr Stoces. She is a seventh-grade student at Kahler Middle School.
  • AlyssaMae and Isabella Valentino, daughters of Morocco residents Brett and Jenny Valentino. AlyssaMae is a sixth-grade homeschooled student, and Isabella is a ninth-grade homeschooled student.
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[6] Statement from State Sen. Sue Landske on the Conclusion of the Legislative Session

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Saturday, March 10, 2012

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) made the following statement regarding today’s adjournment of the 2012 legislative session and conclusion of the 117th General Assembly.   

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[6] Landske Helps Students Learn More about State Government

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Friday, February 10, 2012

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) welcomed the following Lake County students to the Statehouse where they served as Senate pages in January:

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[6] Sen. Landske Honors Izaak Walton League for Local Conservation Efforts

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Thursday, February 9, 2012

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) led Senate members this week in recognizing the Izaak Walton League of America for its commitment to environmental conservation in Indiana.

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[6] Landske, Charbonneau: NWI Students Interning With State Senate

Posted by: Courtney Heiden, Press Secretary  | Wednesday, January 18, 2012

A group of northwest Indiana residents are currently interning for the Indiana Senate during the 2012 legislative session.

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Landske: Statement on State of the State Address

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Wednesday, January 11, 2012

“I believe that Governor Daniels is focused on helping Hoosiers, regardless of political party or background,” said State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake).

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Area Students Visit Statehouse, Serve as Pages for State Sen. Sue Landske

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Friday, January 28, 2011

Area students recently visited the Statehouse and served as legislative pages for State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake):

Alexis Rayonec, a daughter of Kathy and Mark Rayonec and a student at Trinity Lutheran;

Anna Weber, a daughter of Patricia Krysa and Neil Weber and a student at Lake Central High School;

April VanMilligan, a daughter of Anne and Dan VanMilligan and a student at Lake Central High School;

Jessica Hearne, a daughter of Janet Hearne and a student at Kahler Middle School;

Megan Rainey, a daughter of Richard and Connie Rainey and a student at Trinity Lutheran; and

Morgan Clapman, a daughter of Jeff & Lynne Clapman and a student at Kahler Middle School;

Samuel Willis, a son of Diana Willis-Panzica and a student at Clark Middle School.

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Landske: Senate Approves Bill Creating Indiana Brain Injury Study Commission

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Senate  lawmakers by a 48-0 vote today approved a proposal to create the Indiana Brain Injury Study Commission, State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) said.

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Senate Approves Landske's Proposal Banning Pot-like Products in State, Bill Moves to House

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Thursday, January 20, 2011

Senate lawmakers by a 47-0 vote today approved a bill co-authored by State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) 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 the budget, consider Daniels' reforms

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Indiana Senate Republicans said 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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Area students serve as pages for Sen. Sue Landske

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Monday, January 10, 2011

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) recently welcomed the following area students as legislative pages:

  • Christine Kutka, daughter of Anne Kutka and a student at Kohler Middle School; and
  • Darby McGrath, daughter of Heath McGrath and a student at Kohler Middle School.
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Issues Emerging for the 2011 Session

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Indiana's 2011 legislative session began today, and State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) said lawmakers are focused on passing a balanced budget and avoiding tax hikes on hardworking Hoosiers.

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Sen. Landske will assist Hoosiers in obtaining state income tax forms

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Tuesday, January 4, 2011

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) will assist Hoosiers by mailing state income tax forms to residents unable to obtain the documents online, at public libraries or offices of tax preparers and the Indiana Department of Revenue (IDOR).

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[s6] Elections committee approves bill creating guidelines for drawing legislative districts

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Monday, January 11, 2010

Members of the Senate Committee on Elections today took the first step toward redistricting reform in Indiana by approving legislation establishing in law, objective guidelines the state would follow in creating legislative boundaries after the 2010 census.

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[s6] Sen. Landske: Hoosiers Eagerly Shared Holiday Greetings with Indiana Troops

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Monday, January 11, 2010

A record 35,000 holiday greeting cards were delivered to Indiana military personnel this past holiday season thanks to the overwhelming response to the "Hoosier Cheer for Our Heroes" mail campaign, State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) said.

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[s6] Sen. Landske: Property taxes drop across district

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Wednesday, January 6, 2010

State Sen. Sue Landske (R-Cedar Lake) said today an updated 2009 Statewide Property Tax Report shows bills went down significantly in all Senate District 6 counties where records were available.

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