Senators

Stacey Donato

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Eric Perry
Phone: 317-232-9493
Email: Eric.Perry@iga.in.gov

Media Contact:
Jesse Cordray
Phone: 317-232-9498
Email: Jesse.Cordray@iga.in.gov

Stacey Donato

State Senator - District 18


Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2019 - Present

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Commerce and Technology
Education and Career Development
Elections
Family and Children Services
Utilities

Education

Ivy Tech Community College

Activities

Cass County Council at Large
Farm Bureau Member
Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association Member
Representative of the Vintage Motor Sports Council
Eucharist Minister
Grissom Air Force Reserve Base Community Council
Wm Paca Lodge #2366
Logansport/Cass County Rotary Club
Cass County Republican Women Member
Advisory Committee of the Child Protective Services
Advisory Board of the Emergency Management Association
Advisory Board of the Logansport/Cass County Airport Authority
Lewis Cass Band Booster
Executive Committee of the Cass County 4-H
Tailwaggers Dog Club
Forest River Owners Group
BAM Council Member

Occupation

Accountant 

Religious Affiliation

Catholic 

Personal

Husband, Jim, and two children 

Counties Served

Cass, Fulton, Miami and portions of Carroll, Kosciusko and Marshall counties

Stacey Donato

State Senator - District 18

Op-ed: Honoring the life of Cpl. Humberto Sanchez and resources for our veterans

Last Thursday, Aug. 26, 13 U.S. service members died in a suicide bombing near Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport. Cpl. Humberto Sanchez, a resident of Senate District 18, was one of the American heroes that paid the ultimate sacrifice. more »

Donato and INDOT host road renaming ceremony to honor late judge

DONATO AND INDOT HOST ROAD RENAMING CEREMONY TO HONOR LATE JUDGE: State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport, right) presents Senate Concurrent Resolution 8, which urged the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to rename a section of State Road 218 in Cass and Miami counties as "The Honorable Richard A. Maughmer Highway," at a private ceremony Sunday, Aug. 1. more »

State Sen. Stacey Donato to serve on 2021 study committees

STATEHOUSE (June 16, 2021) — State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport) will serve as a member of several study committees in preparation for the 2022 legislative session. more »

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 »

Donato: Communities in Senate District 18 receive more than $4.7 million in road-funding grants

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) — Communities in Senate District 18 will receive more than $4.7 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Senate District 18 awarded more COVID-19 response funding

STATEHOUSE (April 20, 2021) — Senate District 18 was recently awarded funds to help communities continue to address the impact of COVID-19, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Bill to expand patient lift service access passes House

STATEHOUSE (March 17, 2021) — A bill co-authored by State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport) that would allow personal service agencies (PSAs) to train their employees to use patient lift equipment recently passed the Indiana House of Representatives unanimously. more »

Op-ed: Donato: 2021 legislative session update

The Indiana General Assembly recently completed the first half of the 2021 legislative session. The Indiana Senate introduced 411 bills, and of those, 168 were passed by the Senate. more »

Area legislators seek to rename roadway to honor the late Richard A. Maughmer

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 11, 2021) – Area legislators today announced that Senate Concurrent Resolution 8, which urges the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to rename a section of State Road 218 in Miami County as "The Honorable Richard A. Maughmer Highway," passed out of the Indiana Senate. more »

Donato: Bill to allow conservancy district boards to meet electronically passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 2, 2021) — A bill authored by State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport) that would allow conservancy district boards to meet electronically unanimously passed the Senate today. more »

Donato: Bill to allow conservancy district boards to meet electronically passes committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 28, 2021) — A bill authored by State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport) that would allow conservancy district boards to meet electronically unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Local Government today. more »

Donato: Communities across Senate District 18 encouraged to apply for CCMG

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 7, 2021) — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is now accepting applications for the Community Crossings Matching Grant (CCMG) program, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Ameri-Can Engineering and Culver Tool receive manufacturing readiness grants

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 28, 2020) — Two businesses in Senate District 18 have been awarded funds through the Manufacturing Readiness Grant program, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Marshall County awarded additional COVID-19 response funding

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2020) —Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) recently announced 42 rural communities, including Marshall County, will receive more than $10.09 million in federal grant funding to support local businesses, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Indiana Senate Republicans offering paid 2021 internships

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 20, 2020) — The Indiana Senate Republican Caucus is offering paid spring-semester internships in its communications, information technology, legal, legislative and policy offices during the 2021 session of the Indiana General Assembly, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Local farms honored with Hoosier Homestead Award

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 7, 2020) – Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. more »

Donato: Galveston to receive $600,000 grant for water improvements

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 6, 2020) — The town of Galveston has been awarded $600,000 to improve the community's wastewater and drinking water program, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) recently announced 24 rural communities across the state will receive more than $15.3 million in federal grant funding to improve water infrastructure. more »

State Sen. Stacey Donato to serve on study committees

STATEHOUSE (June 22, 2020) – State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport) will serve on the Interim Study Committee on Commerce and Economic Development as well as the Interim Study Committee on Employment and Labor during the summer and fall to help prepare lawmakers for the 2021 legislative session. more »

Donato: Senate District 18 awarded additional COVID-19 response funding

Communities in Senate District 18 will be awarded additional funds through the new COVID-19 Response Program, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Senate District 18 awarded COVID-19 response funding

Communities in Senate District 18 will be awarded funds through the new COVID-19 Response Program, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Communities in Senate District 18 receive more than $7.2 million in road-funding grants

STATEHOUSE (April 8, 2020) — Communities in Senate District 18 will receive more than $7.2 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). more »

Donato: Important COVID-19 update, resources for those impacted

In recent weeks, our local community has been upended over the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19. I strongly encourage residents who have been impacted to use the information and resources below. more »

Donato: Addressing U.S. 31, J-turn Concerns

In recent weeks my office has been contacted by many local residents who strongly oppose the installation of five J-turn intersections in Miami County. more »

Donato: Bill to address the detection of underground utility lines passes Senate

A bill sponsored by State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport) that would address the detection of underground utility lines unanimously passed the Senate today. more »

Donato sworn in as state senator for District 18

State Sen.-elect Stacey Donato (R-Logansport) became the state senator for Indiana Senate District 18 after taking the oath of office earlier today. She was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Justice Mark S. Massa. more »

Stacey Donato

State Senator - District 18

2021 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Donato

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State Senator - District 18

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