INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) proposed a number of bills during the legislative session that were approved by the General Assembly and are expected to be signed into law by the governor. Most […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.