Senate Education Committee

Melton Announces Exploratory Look At Governor Bid

Jun 4, 2019
Sen. Eddie Melton (D-Gary) formed an exploratory committee for a gubernatorial bid. (FILE PHOTO: Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Sen. Eddie Melton (D-Gary) is the first Indiana Democrat to take formal steps towards a gubernatorial run in 2020.

Melton announced the formation of an exploratory committee in Gary Tuesday.

Meet New Senate Education Committee Chair Jeff Raatz

Nov 24, 2018

Leadership in the state Senate is changing drastically for the first time in more than a dozen years, including a new leader for the chamber’s education committee.

Sen. Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn) resigned Friday as the chairman of the powerful Education & Career Development Committee. He said in a statement the position is rewarding, but it has also been demanding for him and his family.