Senators

R. Michael Young

Contact Information

200 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Legislative Assistant:
Madalynn Conner
Phone: 317-232-9517
Email: Madalynn.Conner@iga.in.gov

Media Contact:
Elizabeth Vos
Phone: 317-232-9539
Email: Elizabeth.Vos@iga.in.gov

R. Michael Young

State Senator - District 35


Elected

Indiana State Senate, 2000 - Present
Indiana House of Representatives, 1986-2000
Marion County Board of Zoning Appeals, 1980-1982

Political Affiliation

Republican

Standing Committees

Corrections & Criminal Law, Chair
Judiciary, Ranking Member

Education

Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, J.D., 2009

Activities

IUPUI Board of Advisors
Wayne Township GOP

Honors

Indiana State Public Employee's Legislator of Year, 1995
2014 Legislator of the Year, Indiana Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking (ICRUD)

Occupation

Attorney
Political Consultant

Personal

Single, three children: Melissa, Michelle and Michael
Four grandchildren: Kayla, Luke, Grace and Grant

Counties Served

Hendricks County: Guilford and Liberty Townships
Marion County: Decatur Township and Portions of Wayne Township

R. Michael Young

State Senator - District 35

2020 Statement from State Sen. R. Michael Young

State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today regarding the conclusion of the 2020 legislative session: more »

Young: Bill to protect mobile home communities heads to governor

STATEHOUSE (March 11, 2020) – A bill co-authored by State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) that would increase the rights of mobile home owners today passed the General Assembly. more »

Bill to improve safety of endangered adults heads to governor's desk

State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) signs Senate Enrolled Act 249, which recently passed the House of Representatives and the Senate. more »

Young's Town Hall Meeting a Big Success

Young's Town Hall Meeting a Big Success

State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis, podium) answers questions from constituents at his town hall meeting at the Indiana Statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 12. more »

Young honors 2020 Plainfield teacher of the year

Young honors 2020 Plainfield teacher of the year

State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis, right) honors Adam Ferguson (second from right), the 2020 Plainfield Community School Corporation Teacher of the Year, at the Statehouse Tuesday, Feb. 11, with Senate Concurrent Resolution 25. more »

Young welcomes Crosspointe students to the Statehouse

Young welcomes Crosspointe students to the Statehouse

State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis, center) meets with Crosspointe Christian Academy students at the Statehouse Tuesday, Feb. 11. more »

State Sen. Michael Young to again host town hall meeting at Indiana Statehouse

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 7, 2020) – State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) will hold a town hall meeting in the Senate Chamber of the Indiana Statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. to meet constituents, discuss the legislative session and hear issues important to the community. more »

Statement from State Sen. R. Michael Young

State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2020 State of the State address: more »

Young Honors Hulman-George Family, Welcomes Roger Penske

Young Honors Hulman-George Family, Welcomes Roger Penske

State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis, far right at podium) and Gov. Eric Holcomb (far left) honor the Hulman-George family and Roger Penske (second from right) at the Statehouse Tuesday, Jan. 7, with House Concurrent Resolution 4. Roger Penske and the Penske Corporation recently finalized their purchase of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series from the Hulman-George family. more »

Young introduces Crosspointe students to the Senate

Young introduces Crosspointe students to the Senate

State Sen. R. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) meets with students from Crosspointe Christian Academy at the Statehouse Monday, Jan. 6. more »

Sen. Young: Bill to Legalize Hemp Extract Passes Senate

A bill authored by State Sen. Michael Young (R-Indianapolis) that would legalize the sale and use of cannabidiol (CBD) oil passed the Senate recently by a vote of 35-13. more »

R. Michael Young

State Senator - District 35

2020 Summary of New Laws - Sen. Young

2020 Summary of New Laws - Sen. YoungDownload

R. Michael Young

State Senator - District 35

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