News Releases

Hershman: Indiana Tax Climate Ranks Among Top 10 in Nation

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 17, 2017) — Indiana’s business tax climate once again ranks among the top 10 in the United States, according to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation, said State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek). more »

State Sen. Bassler to Host Town Hall Meeting at Loogootee City Hall

State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington) will host a town hall meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Loogootee City Hall. more »

Spartz Named to Senate Committees

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2017) – State Sen. Victoria Spartz (R-Noblesville) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) to serve on four committees during the 2018 legislative session. more »

Long Makes Leadership, Committee Appointments

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 12, 2017) ― Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced leadership and committee appointments triggered by the retirement of Sen. Luke Kenley. more »

Sen. Merritt Meets with Briezy’s Bunch CEO and CFO for Epilepsy Advocacy Efforts

State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) recently met with Briezy’s Bunch CFO Justin Krowel and Briezy’s Bunch CEO April Krowel, to discuss issues affecting individuals with epilepsy in Indiana, like the rising costs of necessary life-saving medications. more »

Merritt Announces 2018 Law Enforcement Bills

State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) today announced bills he plans to author for the 2018 legislative session to help law enforcement work effectively, protect officers and help reduce violent crime. more »

MEDIA ADVISORY: Merritt to Discuss 2018 Law Enforcement Bills

State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) will hold a press conference Tuesday, Oct. 10, to discuss bills he is authoring for the 2018 legislative session to help those in law enforcement work effectively, protect officers and help reduce violent crime. more »

Merritt Greets Chinese Delegation

MERRITT GREETS CHINESE DELEGATION: State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) presents a gift from the State of Indiana to Yu Chunxiao, Deputy Administrator for the National Railway Administration and the Chinese Delegation Lead, during the China Freight Rail Operations Reverse Trade Mission. more »