Senator Mrvan

Senator Frank Mrvan

Assistant Minority Caucus Chair 

Senate District 1

Legislative Assistant: Michelle Moody

Phone: 317-232-9532


Media Contact: Gabby McLemore | 317-232-9563

200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Melton, Mrvan dismantle long term payday loan bill

February 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Melton, Mrvan dismantle long term payday loan bill

INDIANAPOLIS – On Thursday, State Senators Eddie Melton (D-Merriville) and Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) worked together to defeat Senate Bill (SB) 245 in the Senate Insurance and Finance Committee. Similar forms [...]

Week in review: education update

February 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Week in review: education update

The following bills on education issues have gained Senate approval and proceed to the House for its review: SB 29 (Vote: 47-3) Requires schools to provide an elective course on [...]

Senator Frank Mrvan: Week in Review

February 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Senator Frank Mrvan: Week in Review

Numerous proposals are receiving committee hearings and advancing through the legislative process. Priorities this session include establishing a new two-year state budget plan (House Bill (HB) 1001), and developing a [...]


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.

Sen. Mrvan represents Senate District 1, which includes Hammond, Munster, Highland, Dyer, Schererville, Griffith and portions of Crown Point.

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 the Senate’s Insurance and Financial Institutions, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Committees. He is also a member of the Senate Committees on Education and Career Development, Health and Provider Services, Homeland Security and Veterans Affairs and The Military.

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 Hammond Housing Authority, 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 (RMM)

Education and Career Development

Health and Provider Services

Homeland Security and Transportation

Insurance and Financial Institutions (RMM)

Natural Resources

Veterans Affairs and The Military

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Senate District 1

Senate District 1 encompasses portions of Lake County. District 1 communities include Hammond, Munster, Highland, Dyer, Schererville and Griffith as well as two precincts in Crown Point.

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