Senators

Brian Buchanan

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Parker Zent
Phone: 317-234-9441
Email: Parker.Zent@iga.in.gov

Media Contact:
Laura Hauersperger
Phone: 317-234-9221
Email: Laura.Hauersperger@iga.in.gov

Brian Buchanan

State Senator - District 7


Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2018 - Present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Tax and Fiscal Policy, ranking member

Agriculture

Education and Career Development

Natural Resources


Education

Purdue University, B.S. Agricultural Education

Activities

Board Member, AgriInstitute
Member, Indiana FFA Leadership Center Committee
Mentor, Boone County Mentorship Program

Religious Affiliation

Lebanon Christian Church

Personal

Married, Elisha
Children, Chase and Ali

Counties Served

White County and portions of Boone, Carroll, Clinton, Jasper and Tippecanoe counties

Brian Buchanan

State Senator - District 7

Indiana Senate Republicans urge IU to rescind mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy

Members of the Indiana Senate Republican Caucus today sent a letter to Indiana University President Michael McRobbie urging the University to reconsider and rescind the policy mandating all students and staff receive the COVID-19 vaccine. more »

Buchanan: Bill to expand rural internet access passes House 4.14.2021

A bill co-authored by State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) that would expand rural internet access today passed the Indiana House of Representatives with bipartisan support Tuesday, April 13. more »

Buchanan: Bill allowing schools to purchase produce from youth agricultural programs passes Senate 4.12.2021

A bill sponsored by State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) that would allow schools to purchase food produced by youth agricultural education programs unanimously passed the Indiana Senate last week. more »

Buchanan: Bill to extend in-state tuition rates to veterans passes House committee 3.17.2021

A bill authored by State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) that would extend in-state tuition rates to veterans who live in states bordering Indiana unanimously passed the House Committee on Education Wednesday, March 17. more »

Buchanan: Bill to fully fund virtual students in public schools sent to governor's desk 3.16.2021

A bill authored by State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) that would fully fund students attending school virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic was concurred on by the Indiana Senate today by a vote of 44-4. more »

Statement on HB 1005 from State Sen. Brian Buchanan 3.3.2021

State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) made the following statement today regarding House Bill 1005: more »

Buchanan receives Senate committee assignments 12/16/20

State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) to serve on four committees during the 122nd Indiana General Assembly. more »

Buchanan: Communities in Senate District 7 receive more than $7 million in road-funding grants

STATEHOUSE (April 9, 2020) — Communities in Senate District 7 will receive more than $7 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon). more »

Buchanan: Small business assistance in response to COVID-19

Gov. Holcomb recently announced that Indiana small businesses are eligible for financial assistance under a disaster designation by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), said State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon). more »

Local legislators honor Western Boone Jr.-Sr. High School football team with resolution

Local legislators honor Western Boone Jr.-Sr. High School football team with resolution

State Sens. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) and Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon), and State Reps. Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville), Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) and Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) honored the Western Boone football team today with Senate Concurrent Resolution 10. more »

Buchanan Honors Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan

Buchanan Honors Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan

State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) paid tribute to Indiana State Police Trooper, Peter “Bo” Stephan, at the Statehouse Tuesday, Jan. 21, with Senate Concurrent Resolution 6. more »

Buchanan: Bill to help local governments assess large commercial properties passes Senate

A bill authored by State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) that would give local municipalities an additional resource to assess large commercial properties recently passed the Senate by a vote of 42 to 7. more »

Bill to add superior court in Tippecanoe County passes Senate

A bill authored by State Sens. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) and Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) that would add a seventh superior court in Tippecanoe County recently passed the Senate with a bipartisan vote of 48 to 1. more »

Brian Buchanan

State Senator - District 7

2021 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Buchanan

2021 Summary of New Laws - Sen. BuchananDownload

Brian Buchanan

State Senator - District 7

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