Honoring The
Senate Legacy Of

Honoring The
Senate Legacy Of

State Senator Jean D. Breaux

State Senator
Jean D. Breaux

1958 – 2024

A dear friend, a passionate public servant and a devoted advocate for the people. During her nearly two decades in the Legislature, she was a fierce proponent of quality-of-life policies to make Indiana better for all people.

District 34

Senator Jean Breaux’s Biography


Breaux’s letter to her Hoosier Family

Thank You

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Elected in 2006

After being elected, State Senator Jean Breaux immediately began working to improve life for the people in her district and across the state, becoming a champion for maternal mortality, addressing poverty, ending gun violence in communities and more.

Senator Jean Breaux was especially devoted to addressing inequity in healthcare, understanding the extreme injustice of Hoosiers being blocked from accessing the doctors, care and medicine they need to survive.

Unwavering Dedication

Senator Breaux was also an unwavering advocate for improving public safety and promoting the safety of all communities, introducing and supporting legislation.

During her tenure, she authored and supported multiple proposals to ensure access to medicine and healthcare, promote diversity in the medical field, connect patients to care, and more.

Honors and Awards

Association of Retired Members of the General Assembly 2023-2024 Civility Award

The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) 2023

Elected Woman of Excellence Award

Gamma Phi Delta Sorority’s National Honorary Member of Distinction

A Champion For All Hoosiers

A Champion For All Hoosiers

As a legislator, she truly led with compassion and worked to give her time and focus to every issue impacting her community and Hoosiers. She never shied away from hard work and secured several victories through bipartisan collaboration. Here are several bills passed by Senator Breaux in the last five years:

1958 – 2024

Thank You Jean

My caucus is forever thankful for the 18 years of advocacy and passion Senator Breaux brought to the Senate, where she served in various leadership positions, including as our Assistant Minority Leader from 2012 to 2020. Her spirit and legacy will live on in the countless lives she touched.

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