Senators

Eric Bassler

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Debby McCarty
317-232-9453

Media Contact:
Lauren Beatty
317-234-9221

Eric Bassler

State Senator - District 39


Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2014 – Present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Environmental Affairs, Ranking Member
Appropriations
School Funding Subcommittee
Education & Career Development

Education

Indiana University, B.A. in Chemistry and Psychology, M.A. in Economics

Activities

City of Washington Common Council, Council Member At-Large
City of Washington Board of Public Works and Safety, Member
Catholic Education Endowment Board
Daviess County Community Foundation Board
Daviess County United Way Board
Daviess County YMCA Board
Edward Jones Leadership Team
Leadership Daviess County Board
Purdue Extension 4-Community Projects Board

Occupation

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones, Washington, IN 2000 – present
Senior Credit Advisor, Bannock Consulting, England and Armenia 1999 – 2000
Credit Advisor, Bannock Consulting, England, Russia and Kazakhstan 1998 – 1999
Business Development Consultant, United States Peace Corps, Ukraine 1997 – 1998
Business Development Consultant, United States Peace Corps, Albania 1996 – 1997
Program Manager, Bank Administration Institute, Chicago, IL 1994 – 1996
Commercial Loan Officer, First Citizens Banks, Michigan City, IN 1991 – 1994
Credit Administration Officer, First Citizens Banks, Michigan City, IN 1990 – 1991
Commercial Credit Analyst, First Citizens Banks, Michigan City, IN 1988 – 1990
Adjunct Professor of Economics, Indiana University, Gary, IN 1989 – 1994

Personal

Wife: Julie
Children: Grace, Catherine, Margaret, Will and Nick

Counties Served

Daviess, Greene, Martin and Sullivan counties and portions of Clay, Knox and Owen Counties

Eric Bassler

State Senator - District 39

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State Sen. Bassler to Host Town Hall Meeting at Loogootee City Hall

State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington) will host a town hall meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Loogootee City Hall. more »

State Sen. Eric Bassler to Serve on Study Committees

STATEHOUSE (June 29, 2017) — State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington) will serve on the following study committees, commission and council during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2017 session of the General Assembly: more »

Bassler: Indiana Focuses on Fiscal Responsibility and Education

This past legislative session, the General Assembly passed a new two-year state budget, which has now been signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb. House Enrolled Act 1001, commonly known as the “budget bill,” focuses on funding Indiana’s most important priorities and services while living within our means. more »

Bassler to Serve on Conference Committee for Transportation Infrastructure Funding Bill

STATEHOUSE (April 10, 2017) – State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) to serve as a Senate advisor on the Conference Committee for House Bill 1002. more »

MEDIA ADVISORY: State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jennifer McCormick and State Sen. Eric Bassler to Meet with Local School Superintendents

State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington) and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jennifer McCormick will meet with Senate District 39 school superintendents Tuesday evening, March 7, at White River Valley High School to discuss education issues. more »

Bassler: Competency-Based Education

As a member of the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development, one of my goals is to ensure that our education system is up-to-date with modern-day workforce demands. Unfortunately, studies show that currently this is not the case. more »

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State Senator - District 39

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2017 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Bassler

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State Senator - District 39

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