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Dan Dernulc

State Senator - District 1


Elected

2022

Political Affiliation

Republican 

Standing Committees

Education and Career Development
Environmental Affairs
Local Government
Pensions and Labor 

Education

Purdue University Northwest, (Formerly Purdue University Calumet) Bachelor Electrical Engineering Technology 

Occupation

Project manager in Corporate Security at AT&T

Personal

Wife, Cindy, and four children and three grandchildren

Counties Served

Portion of Lake County

Dan Dernulc

State Senator - District 1

State Sen. Dan Dernulc to serve on study committees 6.27.24

STATEHOUSE (June 27, 2024) — State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) will serve as a member of several study committees in preparation for the 2025 legislative session. more »

Dernulc: Communities in Senate District 1 receive nearly $4.1 million in road-funding grants

STATEHOUSE (April 10, 2024) — Communities in Senate District 1 will receive nearly $4.1 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland). more »

Sen. Dernulc welcomes local students to Statehouse 3.14.24

STATEHOUSE (March 14, 2024) – State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) welcomed Valparaiso residents Audrey Donahue and Conner Donahue to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in February. more »

Statement from State Sen. Dan Dernulc 3.8.24

STATEHOUSE (March 8, 2024) – "As my colleagues and I conclude the 2024 legislative session, I reflect on the positive things we have done this year, the things that we have the opportunity to improve in coming sessions and the personal goals I set for myself. more »

Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy graduate gains experience at Indiana Statehouse

Lighthouse College Preparatory Academy graduate gains experience at Indiana Statehouse

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 16, 2024) – Tomiya Hamer is serving as an intern for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus during the 2024 legislative session, said State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland). more »

Slager, Dernulc invite constituents to legislative update meeting Saturday

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 14, 2024) – State Rep. Hal Slager (R-Schererville) and State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) invite constituents to attend a legislative update meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 in Schererville. more »

Dernulc: General Assembly marks the halfway point of session

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 7, 2024) — The Indiana General Assembly recently completed the first half of the 2024 legislative session. more »

Dernulc: Bill to mitigate unnecessary license suspension passes committee 1.26.24

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 26, 2024) — A bill authored by State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) that would mitigate license suspension with regard to proof of insurance issues was amended and passed out of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation on Tuesday, Jan. 23. more »

Schilling Way road renaming resolution passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 25, 2024) – A resolution authored by State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) honoring Frank Schilling passed the Senate unanimously today. more »

Dernulc files bill to support children of parents who are victims of DWI accidents

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 18, 2024) — State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) is authoring legislation to support children who have lost a parent in an auto accident where the offender was driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated. more »

Statement from State Sen. Dan Dernulc 1.9.24

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 9, 2024) – "Tonight Gov. Holcomb spoke well of the accomplishments our state has achieved and the goals many Hoosiers share for the future of our state. As a member of the Senate committees on Local Government and Education and Career Development, I was pleased to hear the governor talk about his education and career development goals and the achievements of local governments. more »

Dernulc: Bill to mitigate unnecessary license suspension heard in committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 9, 2024) — A bill authored by State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) that would mitigate license suspension in regard to proof of insurance issues was heard in the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation today. more »

2024 Dernulc: Applications open for Indiana Senate Page Program

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 7, 2023) — The Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the 2024 Senate Page Program, said State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland). more »

Dernulc: General Assembly kicks off 2024 session

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 21, 2023) — State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) gathered with fellow legislators today at the Statehouse for Organization Day – the ceremonial start of the Indiana General Assembly. more »

Dernulc: Communities in Senate District 1 receive nearly $3 million in road-funding grants

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 3, 2023) — Communities in Senate District 1 will receive nearly $3 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland). more »

Sen. Dernulc welcomes local students to Statehouse 4/21/23

STATEHOUSE (April 21, 2023) – State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) welcomed Hammond natives Robert Patton and Jacob Tomczak to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in March. more »

Dernulc: Communities in Senate District 1 receive more than $2.5 million in road-funding grants

STATEHOUSE (April 14, 2023) — Communities in Senate District 1 will receive more than $2.5 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland). more »

Sen. Dernulc welcomes local student to Statehouse 3/13/23

STATEHOUSE (March 13, 2023) – State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) welcomed Ivy Ogrizovich, Dyer resident and Plum Creek Christian Academy student, to the Statehouse to serve as a Senate page in February. more »

Dernulc: 2023 legislative session update

The Indiana General Assembly recently completed the first half of the 2023 legislative session. more »

Sen. Dernulc welcomes local student to Statehouse

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 21, 2023) – State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) welcomed Ryan Salinas, a Lake Central High School student from St. John, to the Statehouse to serve as Senate page in January. more »

Purdue Northwest student gains experience at Indiana Statehouse

Purdue Northwest student gains experience at Indiana Statehouse

STATEHOUSE (Feb 8, 2023) – Zachary Lamberta is serving as an intern for the Indiana Senate Majority Caucus during the 2023 legislative session, said State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland). more »

Statement from State Sen. Dan Dernulc 1/10/23

State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) made the following statement today in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2023 State of the State address: more »

Dernulc: 2023 Applications available for Indiana Senate Page Program

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 1, 2022) — The Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the 2023 Senate Page Program, said State Sen. Dan Dernulc (R-Highland). more »

Dernulc sworn in as state senator for Senate District 1

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 22, 2022) – State Sen.-elect Dan Dernulc (R-Highland) became the state senator for Indiana Senate District 1 after taking the oath of office earlier today. He was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush. more »

Dan Dernulc

State Senator - District 1

2024 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Dernulc

2024 Summary of New Laws - Sen. DernulcDownload

Dan Dernulc

State Senator - District 1

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