INDIANAPOLIS— The 119th Indiana General Assembly is underway and committee hearings are now dominating legislative schedules. Considered the first step of the legislative process, bills must gain committee approval before advancing to the House or […]
INDIANAPOLIS– State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) has been appointed to serve as the ranking Democrat of three Senate standing committees for the first session of the 119th General Assembly: Agriculture; Insurance and Financial Institutions; and […]
The Indiana Senate has announced Interim Study Committee assignments for 2014. Senate Democratic Caucus appointments were made by the Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) upon recommendation of Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson).
Senate Democratic Caucus assignments are as follows: […]
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:
National Committee Appointments:
National Conference on State Legislatures Committees
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