Senators

Mark Messmer

Contact Information

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

Legislative Assistant:
Dawna Smith
Phone: 317-232-9840
Email: Dawna.Smith@iga.in.gov

Media Contact:
Laura Hauersperger
Phone: 317-234-9221
Email: Laura.Hauersperger@iga.in.gov

Mark Messmer

Majority Floor Leader

State Senator - District 48

survey results 2019


Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2014 - Present
Indiana House of Representatives, 2008 - 2014

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Environmental Affairs, Chair

Joint Rules, Chair

Rules and Legislative Procedure, Ranking Member

Public Policy

Tax and Fiscal Policy 

Education

Purdue University, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Activities

Jasper Kiwanis officer
Knights of Columbus member
Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee for the Evansville Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Condition Engineers member

Occupation

Owner, Messmer Mechanical, Inc.

Religious Affiliation

Member and Music Minister, Holy Family Catholic Church

Personal

Wife, Kim
Four children

Counties Served

Pike, Spencer, and portions of Dubois, Knox, Gibson, and Warrick counties

Mark Messmer

Majority Floor Leader

State Senator - District 48

Updating utility services for Hoosiers

In 2013, the Indiana General Assembly passed a law allowing utility companies to recover infrastructure improvement costs through the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission’s (IURC) Transmission, Distribution and Storage System Improvement Charge. This tool, commonly referred to as a tracker, helps utility companies invest effectively in their infrastructure’s health. more »

Supporting Indiana’s agriculture industry

Indiana is one of the most successful farming states in the nation, ranking among the top 10 according to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). more »

Messmer: Bill to increase protections for abuse victims passes House

A bill authored by State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) that would increase protections for victims of abuse in Indiana recently passed the Indiana House of Representatives with a bipartisan vote of 92 to 4. more »

Legalizing hemp production in Indiana

Indiana is a state that is largely supported by its agriculture industry. More than 100,000 Hoosiers are employed in this sector, and over 14 million acres are designated as farmland. This industry is critical to our strong economy. It’s important Indiana continues to provide farmers with opportunities to thrive. more »

Messmer: Bill to support Hoosiers with chronic pain passes Senate

A bill authored by State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) that would help support Hoosiers who experience chronic pain passed the Senate today unanimously. more »

Messmer: Bill to improve broadband services in Indiana passes Senate

A bill authored by State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) that would increase internet accessibility in Indiana recently passed the Senate unanimously. more »

Messmer: Bill to increase protection for abuse victims passes committee

A bill authored by State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) that would increase protections for victims of abuse in Indiana recently passed the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law unanimously. more »

Mark Messmer

State Senator - District 48

2019 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Messmer

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Mark Messmer

State Senator - District 48

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