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Phone: 800-382-9467
Email: s34@iga.in.gov
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Breaux legislation focuses on fair pay, racial profiling

January 30th, 2015|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana General Assembly has discussed several proposals to start the 2015 legislative session. State Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis) has authored a number of initiatives, focusing on issues related to fair pay, racial […]

Breaux on Senate Democrat Agenda: Lift up working families

January 7th, 2015|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, members of the Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus announced a number of proposals that comprise the caucus’ legislative priorities for the 2015 legislative session. While the main focus this session will be […]

Breaux appointed ranking Democrat on three standing Senate committees

December 8th, 2014|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS—Assistant Democrat Leader Jean D. Breaux (D-Indianapolis) has been appointed to serve as the ranking Democrat of three Senate standing committees for the first session of the 119th General Assembly: Commerce and Technology; Health and […]

Senate Democratic Caucus re-elects leadership team

November 5th, 2014|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS – Members of the Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus have re-elected their team of legislative leaders for the upcoming 119th General Assembly.

During a Statehouse caucus held Wednesday, the Senate Democrats voted to re-elect State Senator […]

Breaux, Taylor laud Marion County pre-K pilot program, urge implementation

July 22nd, 2014|Comments Off

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Jean D. Breaux (D-Indianapolis) and State Senator Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) joined other members of the Senate Democratic Caucus in voicing support for Marion County being chosen as […]

A dedicated, hard-working public servant, Jean Breaux was elected to the State Senate in December of 2006 and elected Assistant Democratic Leader by the Senate Democratic Caucus in 2012. Breaux formerly served as Assistant Democratic Caucus Chair.

With extensive experience working in community-based economic development and workforce training, Breaux’s work focuses on creating and retaining good jobs in Indiana – particularly in areas with high rates of unemployment. She is also an outspoken advocate on education, health care and labor issues.

She has worked for the Community Development Corporation and the Indiana Department of Commerce where she attracted and retained Indiana businesses and jobs.

She is also an active community member volunteering for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Member Diversity Committee, Junior Achievement of Indiana and the United Way of Central Indiana. Breaux is a member of the Indianapolis Urban League, the NAACP and a past board member for the National Kidney Foundation.

In the State Senate, Breaux serves as the Ranking Democrat of the Health and Provider Services Committee and the Utilities Committee. She also serves on the Standing Committees on Environmental Affairs; Ethics; Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs; Local Government; Rules and Legislative Procedure; and Joint Rules. Breaux is also a member of the Indiana Recycling Market Development Board.

She is appointed to serve on the Agriculture and Energy Committee and the Environment 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 2009, Breaux was selected to attend the Program for Emerging Political Leaders hosted by the State Legislative Leaders Foundation and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Breaux attended Boston University and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She also earned professional certificates from the Economic Development Institute and the International Economic Development Council.

She attends Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church and resides, with her family, in Indianapolis.

Indiana General Assembly Standing Committees:

Commerce/Utilities (Ranking Minority Member)

Ethics

Family & Children

Health & Provider Services ( Ranking Minority Member)

  • Public Health Subcommittee
  • Provider Services Subcommittee

Joint Rules

Local Government

Rules & Legislative Procedure

Tax & Fiscal Policy

Other Indiana General Assembly Affliations:

Indiana Rural Caucus

National Committee Appointments:

National Conference of State Legislatures Budgets and Revenue Committee


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