Michael Crider

Contact Information

200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-382-9467 
or 317-232-9400

Legislative Assistant:
Sarah Potter
Phone: 317-234-9054

Media Contact:
Jesse Cordray
Phone: 317-232-9498

Michael Crider

Majority Whip

State Senator - District 28


Indiana State Senate, 2012 - present

Political Affiliation


Standing Committees

Homeland Security and Transportation, Chair
Veterans Affairs and the Military, Ranking Member
Health and Provider Services
Rules and Legislative Procedure

Additional Committees:
Council of State Governments Transportation and Infrastructure Public Policy
Midwestern Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments Criminal Justice and Public Safety
National Conference of State Legislatures Committee on Natural Resources and Infrastructure


Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, 1981
FBI National Academy, 2003


Neighborhoods Against Substance Abuse, member - served seven years as president


Previous director of the DNR Division of Law Enforcement


Wife: Sherri
Sons: Bryce and Adam
Grandchildren: Bella, Austin, Carson and Nolan

Counties Served

Hancock County and portions of Shelby and Marion counties

Michael Crider

Majority Whip

State Senator - District 28

Applications available for Indiana Senate Page Program

The Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the 2020 Senate Page Program, said State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield). more »

McCordsville receives more than $600,000 from road-funding grant

McCordsville will receive a total of $633,035.24 to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield). more »

Crider: Indiana Senate Republicans offering paid internships

The Indiana Senate Republican Caucus is offering paid spring-semester internships in its communications, information technology, legal, legislative and policy offices during the 2020 session of the Indiana General Assembly, said State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield). more »

Statement from State Sen. Michael Crider

State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield) made the following statement today in response to the passing of Senate Bills 266 and 359: more »

Long Makes Additional Leadership, Committee Appointments

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced additional changes to Senate Republican leadership and committee assignments triggered by the retirement of Sen. Brandt Hershman. more »

State Sen. Michael Crider to Serve as Chair of Roads and Transportation Study Committee

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2017) — State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield) will serve as the Chair of the Interim Study Committee on Roads and Transportation during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2018 session of the General Assembly. more »

Senate Republicans Conclude 2017 Session with Passage of Key Priorities

STATEHOUSE (April 22, 2017) ― The Indiana Senate concluded the 2017 legislative session today, completing work on a variety of key legislative priorities. “I applaud the Senate’s efforts to deliver on the priorities we laid out at the beginning of this session,” Long said. more »

Crider: Resolution Urging ISP to Audit Untested Rape Kits Passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (April 20, 2017) —A resolution authored by State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield) urging the Indiana State Police (ISP) to conduct an audit of untested rape kits in evidence rooms, healthcare facilities and other entities that might be responsible for handling the kits across the state, recently passed the Senate. more »

Two Bills Authored by Sen. Crider Move to the Governor

STATEHOUSE (April 11, 2017) – Two bills authored by State Sen. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield) were approved by the Senate this week and will now move to Gov. Eric Holcomb for his consideration. more »

Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy Approves Road-Funding Plan

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2017) – State Sens. Michael Crider (R-Greenfield), Luke Kenley (R-Noblesville) and Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) released the following statements today on House Bill 1002, which was amended to include the Senate Republicans’ road-funding plan and passed out of the Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy: more »

Michael Crider

State Senator - District 28

2019 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Crider

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Michael Crider

State Senator - District 28

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