News Releases

Preserving our neighborhoods

This week I wrote to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission opposing the construction of a wastewater treatment facility in Franklin Township. Upon looking at the conceptual site plan, I do not believe this project is in the best interest of the families in the nearby neighborhoods. more »

General Assembly approves new congressional, state legislative districts 10.1.21

The Indiana General Assembly today approved the new congressional and state legislative district lines, concluding the General Assembly's constitutional duty of redistricting. Indiana is required by state and federal law to redraw Indiana's Statehouse and congressional maps following the nationwide census every 10 years. more »

Senate Republicans Unveil Proposed Maps

Indiana Senate Republicans today unveiled draft state Senate maps as part of the General Assembly's ongoing redistricting process. Indiana is required by state and federal law to redraw Indiana's legislative and congressional maps following the nationwide census every 10 years. more »

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 »

Brown represents Indiana on amicus brief to U.S. Supreme Court from pro-life women state legislators

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 3, 2021) — State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) joined 78 pro-life women state legislators from 45 states on an Amicus Brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Mississippi’s state law protecting life after 15 weeks of gestation. 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 »

Op-ed: Indiana State Fair starts July 30, closed Mondays and Tuesdays

As an active member of the Indiana State Fair Advisory Committee and chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, I am excited for the State Fair to start this week. more »

Legislators invite public to statewide redistricting meetings Aug. 6-7, Aug. 11

Hoosiers are invited to attend one or more of a series of public meetings across the state on Aug. 6-7 and Aug. 11 to provide feedback on Indiana's redistricting process. more »

Fiscal Closeout Statement from State Sen. Ryan Mishler

State Sen. Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen), Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, made the following statement regarding the fiscal year closeout: more »