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Senator Melton

Senator Eddie Melton

Senate District 3

Legislative Assistant: Tracy Woolbright

Phone: 317-232-9491

Email: s3@in.gov

Media Contact: Gabby McLemore | 317-232-9496

200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Senator Melton named ranking Democrat of Senate committees

January 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Senator Melton named ranking Democrat of Senate committees

INDIANAPOLIS – Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) has been appointed to serve as ranking Democrat of the Senate Education and Career Development committee and the Natural Resources committee for the first [...]

Melton: Gary school funding solutions

January 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Melton: Gary school funding solutions

INDIANAPOLIS – On Thursday, State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) issued the following statement after the failure of a public referendum regarding funding for the Gary Community School Corporation. “Like many [...]

Melton: Universal pre-K the right move for Indiana

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Melton: Universal pre-K the right move for Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS – Education is one of the most valuable resources a state can provide to its citizens that also has overwhelmingly positive returns. The greater level of education one receives [...]


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.

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

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Senate District 3

Indiana Senate District 3 encompasses portions of Lake County. District 3 communities include Gary, Lake Station, New Chicago, Hobart, Ainsworth, Merrillville and Crown Point.

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