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Indiana Statehouse
200 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-382-9467
Email: s1@iga.in.gov
Legislative Assistant: Adam Jones



House passes Mrvan proposal concerning sex offenders

April 8th, 2015|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS – A proposal by State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) to strengthen penalties for convicted sex offenders entering school grounds during elections recently cleared the House of Representatives. The penalty would be enhanced to a […]

Senator Mrvan Week in Review

March 27th, 2015|Comments Off

State Senator Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond

March 23 – 26, 2015

Committee activities dominate session as crucial deadlines near. With only one month left to act on legislation, lawmakers are working to advance hundreds of initiatives. Still under […]

Senator Mrvan Week in Review

March 20th, 2015|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS—Lawmakers are in the midst of making critical revisions to about 400 proposals that have survived out of nearly 1,200 introduced in January. Committee activities dominate session schedules as senators consider bills already approved by […]

Week in Review

March 12th, 2015|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS—Mid-session deadlines were met this week as lawmakers worked to complete action on bills moving through their house of origin. More than 1,200 bills were introduced in January, and about 400 of those proposals are moving […]

Mrvan presents resolution honoring Lake County veterans

March 5th, 2015|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS- State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) presented a house concurrent resolution to the Senate on Monday honoring veterans Dennis Shults, Bill Emerson, Ernie Dillon, Patrick O’Donnell and Don Shults.

“These men have fought proudly for their […]

An active member of his community and a well respected voice in the Indiana General Assembly, State Senator Frank Mrvan, Jr. is a leading advocate for property tax and government reform, economic development, health care and education.

A retired National City Bank officer, Mrvan served 10 years on the Hammond City Council, including several years as the council’s president, before being elected to the State Senate in 1978.

Mrvan currently serves as the ranking Democrat on both the Senate’s Ethics and Insurance and Financial Institutions Committees and is a member of the Education & Career Development and Commerce and Economic Development standing committees as well as the Financial Institutions Subcommittee.

Mrvan has also been appointed to serve on the Communications, Financial Services and Interstate Commerce Committee and the Human Services and Welfare Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures, a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation’s 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. In 2011, he received the Small Business Champion Award from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, which recognizes legislators who support efforts for small business advocacy and growth. Mrvan is also involved in the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, American Legion and Knights of Columbus.

A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Mrvan attended Indiana University and the American Institute of Banking. He and his wife, Jean, reside in Hammond and have three adult children.

Indiana General Assembly Standing Committees:

Agriculture/Natural Resources (Ranking Minority Member)

Education & Career Development

Health & Provider Services

  • Public Health Subcommittee

Insurance/Financial Institutions (Ranking Minority Member)

Tax & Fiscal Policy

Other Indiana General Assembly Affliations:

Indiana Rural Caucus

National Committee Appointments:

National Conference on State Legislatures Committees

Communications, Financial Service and Interstate Commerce

Human Services and Welfare


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