Senators

Jean Leising

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Alex Zimmerman
Phone: 317-232-9493

Media Contact:
Lindsey Ross
Phone: 317-232-9498

Jean Leising

State Senator - District 42


Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2008 - present; 1988 -1996; Senate Assistant Majority Whip, 1994 - 1996

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Agriculture, Chair
Natural Resources, R.M.
Education and Career Development
Health and Provider Services
Commerce and Technology
Utilities

Education

Sunman High School, 1966 Salutatorian
Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio - with Honors, 1969

Activities

Indiana Corn Growers Association, Past President, 1986
Indiana Farm Bureau, Member

Honors

Indiana Farm Bureau – Legislator of the Year, 2013
Indiana Manufacturers Association – 100% Award for Legislative Excellence, 2013
Champion of Indiana’s Electric Cooperatives – Unmatched Leadership & Steadfast Support of
Indiana’s Electric Cooperation, 2013
Indiana Latino Scholarship Fund – Leadership Enhancing Educational Opportunities, 2013
Developmental Services, Inc. – Paul Roahrig Memorial President’s Award, 2010
New Horizons – New Horizons Partnership Award, 2010
Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association - Legislator of the Year, 2010
American Legion of Indiana - Distinguished Public Service Award, 2009
National Rifle Association - Defenders of Freedom Award, 1996
National Federation of Independent Business - Guardian of Small Business Award, 1996
National Association for Home Care - Legislator of the Year, 1996
Indiana Conservation Offices - Legislator of the Year, 1995
Presenter of the 1994 Contract With America
Indiana Farm Bureau - Woman of the Year, 1984

Occupation

Farm owner, travel agent, and retired nurse

Personal

Married: Frank Thompson; three children and eight grandchildren

Counties Served

Rush County, and portions of Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Ripley and Shelby counties

Jean Leising

State Senator - District 42

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Leising: Statehouse Leaders Speak at Agriculture Ceremony

STATEHOUSE (March 22, 2017) – State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg), State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch addressed Indiana farmers and members of the agriculture community during a National Agriculture Day ceremony at the Statehouse Tuesday, March 21. more »

Leising: Bill to Prevent Cervical Cancer Passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (March 22, 2017) – A bill sponsored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) requiring the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) to create a plan aimed at preventing and eliminating cervical cancer recently passed the Senate by a vote of 50-0. more »

Leising: Bill Requiring Joint Payment for Bovine Tuberculosis Testing Passes House

STATEHOUSE (March 22, 2017) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) to change who pays for bovine tuberculosis testing passed the House of Representatives recently by a vote of 96-0. more »

Leising Honors Volunteer Firefighters

STATEHOUSE (March 6, 2017) – State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) sponsored a resolution to recognize volunteer firefighters in front of the full Senate this week. more »

Leising: Bill Requiring Joint Payment for Bovine Tuberculosis Testing Passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 24, 2017) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) to change who pays for bovine tuberculosis testing passed the full Senate Tuesday, Feb. 21, by a vote of 44-4. more »

Leising: Bill to Count Pre-K Participants Passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 21, 2017) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) to determine the level of participation in Indiana pre-K programs passed the full Senate today by a vote of 41-5. more »

Leising: Bill to Count Pre-K Participants Passes Committee

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 15, 2017) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) to determine the level of participants in Indiana pre-K programs passed the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development today. more »

Leising: Cursive Writing Bill Passes Full Senate

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 30, 2017) – An education bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) passed the full Senate today. more »

Jean Leising

State Senator - District 42

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2017 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Leising

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Jean Leising

State Senator - District 42

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