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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
I am outraged. The takeover operators of Arlington High School with their plans for reform and restoration now require additional public funding of their operations to achieve the substantial claims touted during their 2012 takeover.
INDIANAPOLIS—Assistant Democratic Leader Jean D. Breaux (D-Indianapolis) proposed several bills during the recently adjourned legislative session that were approved by the General Assembly and are expected to be signed into law by the governor. Most […]
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)
Family & Children
Health & Provider Services ( Ranking Minority Member)
- Public Health Subcommittee
- Provider Services Subcommittee
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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