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Spencer Deery

State Senator - District 23


Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2022 - Present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Commerce and Technology
Education and Career Development
Insurance and Financial Institutions
Utilities

Education

Brigham Young University 
George Washington University, MPA

Activities

Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts of America
Sunday School teacher
Youth basketball coach

Occupation

Purdue Research Foundation

Personal

Wife, Julia, and three children

Counties Served

Fountain, Parke, Vermillion, Warren and portions of Montgomery and Tippecanoe counties

Spencer Deery

State Senator - District 23

State Sen. Spencer Deery to serve on interim study committees and higher education commission

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) will serve as a member of two interim study committees in preparation for the 2025 legislative session. more »

State Sen. Spencer Deery made the following statement regarding the announcement of READI 2.0 recipients

State Sen. Spencer Deery made the following statement regarding the announcement of READI 2.0 recipients more »

Deery: Communities in Senate District 23 receive nearly $9.9 million in road-funding grants

Communities in Senate District 23 will receive nearly $9.9 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette). more »

Deery: Local farms honored with Hoosier Homestead Award

Area legislators are recognizing the latest local recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. more »

Statement from State Sen. Spencer Deery

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) made the following statement today in regard to Gov. Holcomb signing Senate Enrolled Act 202 into law more »

Deery welcomes Seeger High School student to Statehouse

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) welcomed Williamsport resident and Seeger High School student Kaylyn Coffman to the Statehouse to serve as a Senate page in February. more »

Statement from State Sen. Spencer Deery

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) made the following statement regarding the conclusion of the 2024 legislative session more »

Sens. Buchanan, Deery honor Montgomery County United Marching Band and Guard

A resolution authored by State Sens. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) and Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that congratulates the Montgomery County United Marching Band and Guard passed the Senate Tuesday, March 5. more »

Statement from State Sen. Spencer Deery regarding Senate Enrolled Act 202

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) made the following statement today regarding Senate Enrolled Act 202 passing the Indiana General Assembly more »

Deery: Bill to uphold fair elections passes Senate unanimously

A bill sponsored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that would require disclaimers on political communications generated by artificial intelligence (AI) unanimously passed the Senate today. more »

Deery: Higher education reform bill passes House committee

A bill to reform higher education in Indiana passed the House Committee on Education with several amendments supported by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) today. more »

Deery: Bill to uphold fair elections passes committee

A bill sponsored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that would require disclaimers on political communications generated by artificial intelligence (AI) attempting to mimic a candidate's image or voice passed the Senate Committee on Elections by a vote of 7 to 1 today. more »

Purdue University students gain experience at Indiana Statehouse

Samuel Johnson and Miles Klube are serving as interns for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus during the 2024 legislative session, said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette). more »

Deery: Higher education reform bill passes Senate

Major higher education reform legislation authored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) passed the Senate today by a vote of 39 to 9. more »

Deery: Bill to expand loan options passes Senate

A bill authored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that would give low-income Hoosiers more alternatives to expensive payday loans passed the Senate with a bipartisan vote of 41 to 8 Monday, Jan. 29. more »

Deery: Bill to expand loan options unanimously passes committee

Deery: Bill to expand loan options unanimously passes committee

A bill authored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that would give low-income Hoosiers more alternatives to expensive payday loans unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Insurance and Financial Institutions Wednesday. more »

Deery announces 2024 legislative priorities

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) announced his legislative priorities for the 2024 legislative session Tuesday, Jan. 16. more »

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) made the following statement today in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2024 State of the State address

Tonight the governor correctly identified child care as one of the most important challenges facing the state. more »

Deery files bill to establish water transfer guidelines

Deery files bill to establish water transfer guidelines

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) today filed a bill that would establish guardrails to protect Indiana communities from the potential harms of large water transfers. more »

Statement from State Sen. Spencer Deery

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) made the following statement today in regard to commitments from the state regarding a potential water pipeline from Tippecanoe County to Lebanon more »

Statement from State Sen. Spencer Deery

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) made the following statement today in response to the return of commercial air service at the Purdue University Airport more »

Deery: Applications open for Indiana Senate Page Program

The Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the 2024 Senate Page Program, said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette). more »

Deery: General Assembly kicks off 2024 session with important conversations about water pipeline

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) gathered with fellow legislators today at the Statehouse for Organization Day – the ceremonial start of the Indiana General Assembly. more »

Statement from Sen. Spencer Deery in response to Gov. Holcomb's announcement that the Indiana Finance Authority will oversee the INTERA water study

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) made the following statement today in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb's announcement that the Indiana Finance Authority will oversee the INTERA water study more »

Deery: Communities in Senate District 23 receive nearly $5 million in road-funding grants

Communities in Senate District 23 will receive nearly $5 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette). more »

Deery: Indiana Senate Republicans offering paid internships

The Indiana Senate Republican Caucus is offering paid spring-semester internships in its communications, information technology, legal, legislative, page and policy offices during the 2024 session of the Indiana General Assembly, said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette). more »

State Sen. Spencer Deery to serve on study committees

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) will serve as a member of several study committees in preparation for the 2024 legislative session. more »

Statement from State Sen. Spencer Deery on the end of the 2023 legislative session

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) made the following statement following the conclusion of the 2023 legislative session: more »

Deery: Bill limiting transcript ransom practices signed into law

Deery: Bill limiting transcript ransom practices signed into law

A bill authored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that will limit scenarios in which public Indiana colleges may refuse transcript distribution to current and former students was signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb today. more »

Sen. Deery welcomes local students to Statehouse

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) welcomed local students to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in March and April. more »

Deery: Bill to support workforce transportation passes Senate

A bill sponsored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that would support workforce transportation opportunities passed the Senate today by a vote of 37-13. more »

Deery: Communities in Senate District 23 receive nearly $6 million in road-funding grants

Communities in Senate District 23 will receive nearly $6 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette). more »

Deery: Bill to limit transcript ransom practices heads to governor's desk

A bill authored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that would limit scenarios in which public Indiana colleges may refuse transcript distribution to current and former students will now head to the governor's desk. more »

Deery: Bill to support workforce transportation, expand local road funding opportunities passes committee

A bill sponsored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that would support workforce transportation and expand local road funding opportunities passed the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation today. more »

Deery, Negele: Local farms honored with Hoosier Homestead Award

Area legislators are recognizing the latest local recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. more »

Deery welcomes local students to Statehouse

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) welcomed the following local students to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in January and February. more »

Deery: Bills to require taxpayer receipts, limit transcript ransom practices pass Senate

Deery: Bills to require taxpayer receipts, limit transcript ransom practices pass Senate

Two bills authored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) passed the Indiana Senate today. The bills are the first two authored by Deery to pass out of the Senate since he was sworn in as a member of the General Assembly. more »

Deery: Bill to limit transcript ransom practices passes committee

A bill authored by State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) that would limit scenarios in which public Indiana colleges may refuse transcript distribution to current and former students unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development Wednesday. more »

Education committee to hear Deery's bill to limit transcript ransom practices at Indiana colleges and universities

Education committee to hear Deery's bill to limit transcript ransom practices at Indiana colleges and universities

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) will present Senate Bill 404 to the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development on Wednesday, Jan. 25 that would limit the scenarios in which Indiana colleges may refuse to provide transcripts to current and former students based on debt the individual owes the institution. more »

Deery Presents His First Bill as a State Senator

Deery Presents His First Bill as a State Senator

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) presents his first bill of the 2023 legislative session, Senate Bill 243, to the Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy Tuesday, Jan. 17. more »

Statement from State Sen. Spencer Deery

Statement from State Sen. Spencer Deery more »

Deery receives Senate committee assignments

State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) to serve on four committees for the 123rd Indiana General Assembly. more »

Deery: Communities in Senate District 23 receive more than $5.2 million in road-funding grants

Communities in Senate District 23 will receive more than $5.2 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette). more »

Deery: Support civic education by applying for the Indiana Senate Page Program

The Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the 2023 Senate Page Program, said State Sen. Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette). more »

Deery sworn in as state senator for Senate District 23

State Sen.-elect Spencer Deery (R-West Lafayette) became the state senator for Indiana Senate District 23 after taking the oath of office earlier today. He was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush. more »

Spencer Deery

State Senator - District 23

2024 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Deery

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Spencer Deery

State Senator - District 23

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