INDIANAPOLIS—On Monday, State Senator Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) announced that he would not be seeking re-election to the Indiana Senate following the end of his term in 2022. Senate Democratic Leader Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement on Sen. Lanane leaving the Legislature after 24 years of service:

“Sen. Lanane has given two decades of his life to public service in the Indiana Senate, and I want to thank him for his commitment, his fight and his longevity,” Sen. Taylor said. “It was sincerely an honor to work alongside Sen. Lanane during my time in the Legislature, and it will be a loss to not have his voice in our caucus after 2022.

“During his tenure in the Indiana General Assembly, Sen. Lanane successfully fought for legislation protecting consumers from predatory lending practices and advocated for increased funding for K-12 education, addiction services and the arts. Last year, he successfully fought to streamline the volunteer advocate program for seniors and incapacitated adults into a more efficient service to better support our aging population.

“Sen. Lanane has led the charge on too many issues to count—always ready to stand and fight for what’s right. For 24 years, he has been a persistent advocate for Hoosiers of all backgrounds, and his passion and fight has truly been an asset to the state and to our caucus. I wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.”