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Indiana Statehouse
200 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 800-382-9467
Legislative Assistant: Adam Jones

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 […]

Mrvan Week in Review

March 5th, 2015|Comments Off

The second half of the 2015 legislative session is underway and lawmakers are now considering bills approved by their house of origin. Of the 589 Senate bills introduced, 220 are headed to the House for […]

Week in Review at the Indiana General Assembly

February 25th, 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 […]

Senate passes Mrvan proposal concerning sex offenders

February 19th, 2015|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS – A proposal by State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) to establish a Level 6 penalty for a convicted sex offender entering school grounds cleared the Senate floor Thursday.

“It is important that our children are […]

Senate Democrats proposals to restore Supt. Ritz’s power rejected

February 12th, 2015|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS—Senate Democrats offered a number of legislative tweaks to a Republican-backed bill that would rewrite how the Indiana State Board of Education (SBOE) is staffed and remove Superintendent of Public instruction Glenda Ritz as chairperson […]

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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