INDIANAPOLIS – On the final day of the 2017 legislative session, the Senate approved a measure to expand prekindergarten education in Indiana. The conference committee report on House Enrolled Act [...]
INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Merrillville) offered Senate Resolution (SR) 56 on the Senate floor urging the General Assembly to study how school district financial conditions are [...]
INDIANAPOLIS – On Thursday, Governor Eric Holcomb signed Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 475 into law. SEA 475, authored by State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Merrillville), would require the State Board of [...]
Eddie Melton is a trusted leader with a passion to serve his community and state. Eddie has over a decade of non-profit executive leadership. Currently, Eddie serves as the Manager of Federal Government Relations for Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), a natural gas and electric distribution company in Merrillville, IN.
Sen. Melton currently serves on the following committees: Agriculture, Education and Career Development (RMM), Homeland Security and Transportation, Insurance and Financial Institutions, Natural Resources (RMM), Pensions and Labor, and Veterans Affairs and The Military.
From 2014-2016, Eddie served as the Mid-west Regional Director and national board member for the American Association of Blacks in Energy. In 2015, Governor Mike Pence appointed Eddie to serve on the Indiana State Board of Education to represent the 1st Congressional District. On November 22, 2016 Eddie was elected to serve as the Indiana State Senator for the 3rd District. He received his B.S. in Organizational Management from Calumet College of St. Joseph. He currently lives in Merrillville, IN with his wife Crystal and their four children.
Indiana General Assembly Standing Committees:
Education and Career Development (RMM)
Homeland Security and Transportation
Insurance and Financial Institutions
Natural Resources (RMM)
Pensions and Labor
Veterans Affairs and The Military