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Senator Breaux

Senator Jean D. Breaux

Assistant Minority Floor Leader

Senate District 34

Legislative Assistant: Tyler Hempfling

Phone: 317-232-9534

Email: s34@in.gov

Media Contact: Sean Mobley | 317-232-9507

200 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Breaux: HB 1337 a costly distraction, pleased to see injunction ruling

June 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Breaux: HB 1337 a costly distraction, pleased to see injunction ruling

INDIANAPOLIS— Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Jean D. Breaux released the following statement following the news that a preliminary injunction had been granted barring House Enrolled Act 1337, a controversial abortion [...]

Breaux responds to governor’s new interest in pre-k funding

June 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Breaux responds to governor’s new interest in pre-k funding

INDIANAPOLIS—Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Jean D. Breaux (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement in response to the governor’s recent plea for federal education funding: “While we were excited to see the [...]

Op-Ed: In the Indiana legislature, it’s always next year for women’s real issues

March 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Op-Ed: In the Indiana legislature, it’s always next year for women’s real issues

In the Indiana legislature, it’s always next year for women’s real issues By Assistant Democratic Leader Jean D. Breaux (D-Indianapolis) In Indiana state government, men know best. That’s the message [...]

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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, Utilities, and Commerce and Technology Committees. She also serves on the Standing Committees on Ethics; Local Government; Rules and Legislative Procedure; Joint Rules; Family and Children Services; Tax and Fiscal Policy Committees. Breaux is also a member of the Indiana Recycling Market Development Board and the State Workforce Innovation Council.

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:

Appropriations

Elections

Ethics

Family and Children Services

Health and Provider Services (RMM)

Joint Rules

Local Government (RMM)

Rules and Legislative Procedure

Tax and Fiscal Policy

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Senate District 34

Indiana Senate District 34 includes the near eastside of Indianapolis including portions of Center, Washington, Lawrence and Warren Townships.

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