Travis Holdman

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Debby McCarty
Phone: 317-232-9453

Media Contact:
Quinton Hayes
Phone: 317-232-9425

Travis Holdman

Majority Caucus Chair

State Senator - District 19


Indiana State Senate, March, 2008

Political Affiliation


Standing Committees

Tax & Fiscal Policy, chair
Rules & Legislative Procedure


Southeast Missouri State University, B.A.
University of St. Francis, M.S.
Indiana University, J.D.


Current Activities:

National Conference of Insurance Legislators 
Indiana State Bar Association
Wells County Bar Association
Youth for Christ USA National Board of Directors

Past Activities:

Wells County Deputy Prosecutor
Wells County Republican Party, past chair and vice chair
Indiana Department of Financial Institutions, board chair
Wells County Council
United Way of Huntington County
United Way of Wells County
Markle Business and Community Association
Huntington County United Economic Development Corporation, Board Chair
Independent Community Bankers of America
Community Bankers Association of Indiana, Board Chair
Missionary, Project Help in rural Haiti
Huntington University Board of Trustees
Huntington University Foundation Board of Directors


Attorney, Holdman Consult/Holdman Law


Married, Becky, one daughter and one son; two grandchildren

Counties Served

All or portions of: Adams, Blackford, Grant, Huntington, Jay and Wells counties

Travis Holdman

Majority Caucus Chair

State Senator - District 19

Holdman: Bill to create a local workforce recruiting and retention program passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 24, 2022) – A bill authored by State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) that would establish a workforce retention and recruitment program within local communities, today passed the Senate unanimously. more »

Are Indiana "not-for-profit" hospitals hoarding money?

In 2019, a study from the RAND Corporation confirmed what many Hoosiers already knew too well – health care prices in Indiana are too high. This study found we had the highest relative hospital prices among 25 states they studied. A 2020 follow-up report that looked at prices nationwide found Indiana was sixth highest. 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 »

Holdman: Safe Haven Baby Box bill passes committee

The idea of abandoning a newborn baby is unimaginable, but the unfortunate reality is that some parents believe it is their only option. more »

Halftime at the Statehouse

The Indiana General Assembly recently reached the halfway point, which marks when bills in each chamber have been heard, amended, voted on, and passed to the opposite chamber. The Senate has been working hard to craft purpose-driven legislation to benefit Hoosiers, and the following bills are a few I have supported. more »

Indiana Senate Republicans Announce Leadership Team for 122nd General Assembly

The Indiana Senate Majority Caucus met today in Indianapolis to elect its leadership team for the 122nd General Assembly. more »

Statement from State Sen. Travis Holdman

State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) made the following statement today regarding the conclusion of the 2020 legislative session: more »

Holdman: Free online kindergarten-readiness program available for low-income families

STATEHOUSE (June 19, 2019) – Indiana families can pre-register their four-year-olds for UPSTART, a free online kindergarten-readiness program, now through Sunday, Sept. 1, said State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle). more »

Holdman: Senate Hosts Foster Parent Appreciation Day

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 12, 2018) – Senate leaders joined by Gov. Eric Holcomb and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch today hosted Foster Parent Appreciation Day, said State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle). more »

Holdman Files Bill to Expand Baby Box Program

State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) today announced the introduction of Senate Bill 123, which would expand the availability of newborn safety incubators, commonly referred to as “baby boxes.” more »

Holdman Named Chair of Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today named State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) chairman of the Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy. more »

Statement from Sen. Travis Holdman

State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) made the following statement today regarding Gov. Eric Holcomb’s Next Level Roads Plan: more »

State Sen. Travis Holdman to Serve as Chair of Financial Institutions and Insurance Study Committee

STATEHOUSE (June 29, 2017) — State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) to serve as the Chair of the Interim Study Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2018 session of the General Assembly. more »

Travis Holdman

State Senator - District 19

2022 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Holdman

2022 Summary of New Laws - Sen. HoldmanDownload

Travis Holdman

State Senator - District 19

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