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Mrvan legislation to become law

May 12th, 2015|Comments Off on Mrvan legislation to become law

INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) proposed a number of bills during the legislative [...]

House passes Mrvan proposal concerning sex offenders

April 8th, 2015|Comments Off on House passes Mrvan proposal concerning sex offenders

INDIANAPOLIS – A proposal by State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) to strengthen penalties for convicted [...]

Senator Mrvan Week in Review

March 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Senator Mrvan Week in Review

State Senator Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond March 23 – 26, 2015 Committee activities dominate session as [...]

Senator Mrvan Week in Review

March 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Senator Mrvan Week in Review

INDIANAPOLIS—Lawmakers are in the midst of making critical revisions to about 400 proposals that have [...]

Week in Review

March 12th, 2015|Comments Off on Week in Review

INDIANAPOLIS—Mid-session deadlines were met this week as lawmakers worked to complete action on bills 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.


Indiana General Assembly Standing Committees:

Agriculture – Ranking Minority Member

Insurance & Financial Institutions – Ranking Minority Member

Natural Resources – Ranking Minority Member

Education & Career Development – Minority Member

Health & Provider Services – Minority Member

Tax & Fiscal Policy – Minority Member

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