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Senator Mrvan

Senator Frank Mrvan

Assistant Minority Caucus Chair 

Senate District 1

Legislative Assistant: Michelle Moody

Phone: 317-232-9532

Email: s1@in.gov

Media Contact: Gabby McLemore | 317-232-9496

200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Senate Democratic members respond to inaugural Immigration Committee hearing

April 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Senate Democratic members respond to inaugural Immigration Committee hearing

Indiana Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson), Senate Democratic Caucus Chair Jim Arnold (D-LaPorte) and State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) released the following statement upon adjournment of the Senate Select [...]

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 session that were approved by the General Assembly and are expected to be signed into [...]

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 sex offenders entering school grounds during elections recently cleared the House of Representatives. The penalty [...]


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, Tax and Fiscal Policy, and Health and Provider Services.

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, America 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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