Thank you for visiting my website! It is an excellent resource for all constituent and media needs. Our district extends from eastern Fort Wayne to the Ohio state line. I am truly humbled by the opportunity to represent my hometown of Leo and the surrounding area in the General Assembly. At the Statehouse, my priority is to support legislation that protects taxpayers and protects the sanctity of life. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments or concerns.
Thank you and God Bless!
House District 85
Indiana House of Representatives: 2013-Present
House District 85: Portions of Allen County
Statehouse Phone Number: 317-232-9863
As an undergraduate at IU, Rep. Cox served in numerous campus governance capacities, including as student body president for IU's nearly 40,000 students. During law school, he was appointed to the Indiana University Board of Trustees by Governor Mitch Daniels, where he served on committees relating to facility improvement and academic affairs.
Rep. Cox returned to Northeast Indiana after law school as a lawyer with the law firm of Beers Mallers Backs & Salin, where he advises small businesses, nonprofits and local governments on a range of issues, including asset and stock acquisitions, tax-exempt status, public access issues and government efficiency. He takes great pride in helping small businesses start from an idea to a working enterprise and his work with local governments has revealed the value that government closest to the people provides to its constituents.
Rep. Cox served six terms as a commissioner on the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission as an appointee of Fort Wayne City Council and serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Allen County – Fort Wayne Historical Society. He is a member of and past moderator for Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana's forum for electoral candidates.
In his free time, Rep. Cox enjoys reading about history and current events, running and playing basketball. He has completed the Columbus and Chicago Marathons. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his family. Rep. Cox resides in Fort Wayne with his wife, Melissa, and children, Adrianne and Andrew.
House District 85 is located in Allen County and extends from eastern Fort Wayne to the Ohio state line.
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 25, 2016) — Allen County and four local communities received more than $3.3 million in state matching grants this week to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Casey Cox (R-Fort Wayne).
STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2016) — State Rep. Casey Cox (R-Fort Wayne) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse:
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 22, 2016) – The Indiana House of Representatives unanimously voted in support of a bill sponsored by State Rep. Casey Cox (R-Fort Wayne) and co-sponsored by State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne), that would help honor veterans who have passed away without any surviving family members.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 16, 2016) — A House committee today passed a bill that would help honor veterans who have died without surviving family members.
INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 16, 2015) – State Rep. Casey Cox (R-Fort Wayne) today announced Indiana will pay off its federal unemployment loan early leading to significant savings for Hoosier businesses.