Mike Speedy

Mike Speedy

Representative | District 90

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Phone: 317-232-9833

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h90@iga.in.gov

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Phone: 317-232-9695

Email: lindsay.devlin@iga.in.gov

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Welcome to my website. I hope that you will find the links and information helpful. I am honored to be serving the citizens of Marion County in the Indiana House of Representatives and I welcome you to reach out to my office and share your thoughts, questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Mike Speedy

House District 90

Indiana House of Representatives: 2010-present

House District 90: Southeast portion of Marion County

Committees:

  • Roads and Transportation, Vice Chair
  • Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications
  • Employment, Labor and Pensions

Address: 200 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Occupation: Small Business Owner

Statehouse phone number: 1(800) 382-9841

Prior to serving in the House of Representatives, Rep. Speedy served southeast Marion County on the 29-member Indianapolis City County Council for nearly seven years. In this capacity, he concluded his council services as Chairman of Public Works Committee.

Born on the Southside, Rep. Speedy was raised partly south of Indianapolis and also in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He credits his late mother for instilling the sense of duty to serve his community and protect its values and taxpayers. Like his father before him, he earned his B.S. in Real Estate Finance from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Rep. Speedy also attained a law degree from IU's School of Law at Indianapolis. He maintains his law license and a designation Certified Commercial Investment Member. A second generation real estate developer, Rep. Speedy also runs and operates a small business in Indianapolis.

Additionally, he spends much of his time with his two children and attending community meetings and events, and has volunteered as a mentor for the Indianapolis Big Brother Big Sister chapter. He attends Living Word Bible Church.

Indiana's 90th district consists of the southeastern portion of Marion County in central Indiana.

[r90] Rep. Speedy reappointed as Vice Chair of Roads and Transportation Committee

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Thursday, December 4, 2014

STATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced standing committee assignments for the 119th General Assembly. Standing committee assignments are made biennially after each election. State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) was re-appointed as Vice Chair of the Roads and Transportation Committee. He will also serve as a

[r90] Organization Day spotlights domestic violence awareness

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Tuesday, November 18, 2014

STATEHOUSE – State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) joined House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), fellow legislators, staff and other state office holders in donating bedding, towels and other supplies to the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) at the Statehouse. “Domestic violence affects so many people

[r90] Rep. Speedys veterans language signed into law

Posted by: Lindsay Devlin  | Tuesday, April 22, 2014

STATEHOUSE- Rep. Speedy’s veterans language, which was added to Senate Enrolled Act 180 (SEA), has been signed into law by Governor Pence. SEA 180 deals with various veterans matters including an Indiana State Department of Health Study and a Veterans Disability Clinic Fund. Rep. Speedy authored language that establishes the Veterans Disability

[r90] Rep. Speedy's personal liberty bill passes house (2/3/2014)

Monday, February 3, 2014

Start Date: 2/3/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 2/3/2014 End Time: 8:00 AMRep. Speedy’s personal liberty bill passes House STATEHOUSE — A bill authored by State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) concerning unreasonable searches and seizures by law enforcement passed the Indiana House of Representatives Thursday by a vote of 87-3.

[R90] Rep. Speedy files five bills (1/15/2014)

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Start Date: 1/15/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AMEnd Date: 1/15/2014 End Time: 8:00 AMRep. Speedy files five billsSTATEHOUSE – State Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) has filed five pieces of legislation for the 2014 legislative session yesterday. Among the bills he is authoring is House Bill (HB) 1382, which increases the punishment for failing to stop or

[r90] Rep. Speedy responds to Pence's State of the State address (1/14/2014)

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Start Date: 1/14/2014 Start Time: 12:00 AM Rep. Speedy responds to Pence’s State of the State address State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) issued the following statement in response to Governor’s State of the State address: STATEHOUSE-“Historically, the State of the State has always been a time to reflect on our

[r90] Governor signs bills into law (5/14/2013)

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Start Date: 5/14/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE – Governor Mike Pence signed House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1386 and 1387 into law today, authored by native Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) which deal with motor vehicle review boards and local veterans’ service officers, respectively. HEA 1386 creates provisions concerning unfair practices

[r90] House Republican Legislative Priorities Achieved (4/26/2013)

Friday, April 26, 2013

Start Date: 4/26/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE - Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), announced the end of session, or Sine Die on Friday evening, closing out a year of priorities achieved. The House Republican agenda, which was released in October, centered on making Indiana a stronger state for future generations, by

[r90] Full disclosure in sale of meth vehicles (4/18/2013)

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Start Date: 4/18/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE – State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) has sponsored Senate Bill 277, Methamphetamine Vehicle Information Disclosure. The bill passed out of both legislative bodies and signed into law by the Governor today. “In an effort to evade the law, methamphetamine manufacturers are increasingly using

[r90] More assistance for "Hardest Hit" Hoosiers (4/17/2013)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Start Date: 4/17/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann held a press conference today with State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) regarding the expansion of Indiana’s Hardest Hit Fund. The U.S. Department of the Treasury identified Indiana as one of 18 states plus the District of Columbia, that had been most

[r90] Local students receive prestigious award at the Statehouse (4/15/2013)

Monday, April 15, 2013

Start Date: 4/15/2013 All Day STATEHOUSE – State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Speedway) congratulates Amanda Feagans of Roncalli High School, Sarah Hood of Franklin Central High School, and Michaela Ullrich of Southport High School for receiving the 2013 Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship today. The award recognizes high school seniors for

[r90] House Page Program now accepting pages for 2013 session (1/4/2013)

Friday, January 4, 2013

Start Date: 1/4/2013 All DaySTATEHOUSE — State Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) is encouraging local students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program. The program offers students 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse and see a full day of legislative activity. “This is an excellent opportunity for students in our local

[r90] Rep. Speedy re-appointed as Vice- Chair of Roads and Transportation (12/3/2012)

Monday, December 3, 2012

Start Date: 12/3/2012 All Day STATEHOUSE— House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced committee assignments and leadership appointments for the Indiana House Republican Caucus. State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) was re-appointed to three committees including one vice chairmanship. Committee chairmen and caucus leaders are

[r90] Rep. Speedy focuses on jobs, education (11/20/2012)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Start Date: 11/20/2012 All Day STATEHOUSE – Indiana Legislators were sworn in today, Organization Day, which marks the first meeting for the 118th General Assembly. All 100 members of the House, including 19 new Republicans, were sworn in by Chief Justice Brent Dickson. “Just like a responsible family, we will sit together at our desks on the

[r90] Own Your American Dream (10/4/2012)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Start Date: 10/4/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 10/4/2012 End Time: 11:59 PM STATEHOUSE- Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), joined by a dozen of his House Republican colleagues, announced the House Republican Agenda today which focuses on making Indiana a stronger state for future generations. “It is

[REP CAUCUS] Own Your American Dream (10/4/2012)

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Start Date: 10/4/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 10/4/2012 STATEHOUSE - Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis), joined by a dozen of his House Republican colleagues, announced the House Republican Agenda today which focuses on making Indiana a stronger state for future generations. “It is every

[r90] Memorial Day (5/25/2012 - 5/29/2012)

Friday, May 25, 2012

Start Date: 5/25/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 5/29/2012 End Time: MidnightMemorial Day is a time to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for us to enjoy our freedom. Take time this Memorial Day to honor veterans by attending a local parade or community event. In Washington D.C., Congress enacted a resolution in 2000 declaring a "National

Memorial Day: Honoring our Veterans (5/25/2012)

Friday, May 25, 2012

Start Date: 5/25/2012 Start Time: 12:00 AMEnd Date: 5/25/2012 End Time: 11:59 PM Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for us to enjoy our freedom. Take time this Memorial Day to honor veterans by attending a local parade or community event. In Washington D.C., Congress enacted a resolution in 2000 declaring a "National

[r90] Indiana ranked 5th in the Nation (5/9/2012)

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Start Date: 5/9/2012 Start Time: 3:00 PMEnd Date: 5/9/2012In a report released last week, Indiana was ranked as the best place to do business in the Midwest and the fifth best nationwide in a survey of more than 500 chief executives by Chief Executive magazine. To see the full magazine article click here.

[r90] Rep. Speedy's school bus legislation signed into law (3/21/2012)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Start Date: 3/21/2012 Start Time: 5:00 PM End Date: 3/21/2012 STATEHOUSE- Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) addressed the concerns of his district by authoring House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1134, which would prevent parents and students from being charged a fee for transportation to and from school. The bill was signed into law this week.

[r90] Rep. Speedy on the School Bus Fee bill (3/20/2012)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Start Date: 3/20/2012 Start Time: 4:15 PMEnd Date: 3/20/2012 STATEHOUSE— “The new law provides that no fee may be charged to a parent or student for transportation to and from school. I couldn’t be more pleased to have seen this new law through from start to finish. I want to help protect the budgets of Hoosier families. I know in these

[r90] Rep. Speedy reflects on 2012 session (3/12/2012)

Monday, March 12, 2012

Start Date: 3/12/2012End Date: 3/12/2012 STATEHOUSE— “It is hard to believe the 2012 legislative session has come to a close. This session focused on getting Hoosiers back to work. The legislation we passed strengthens Indiana’s job climate, continuing to make our State attractive to employers to get Hoosiers back to work. “Hoosiers

[r90] Rep. Speedy honors Super Bowl Host Committee (2/14/2012)

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Start Date: 2/14/2012End Date: 2/14/2012STATEHOUSE—Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) along with his colleagues in the Indiana House of Representatives took time today to honor members of the 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee and the City of Indianapolis for their efforts in hosting Super Bowl XLVI. The Super Bowl Host Committee served as the

[r90] Rep. Speedy puts breaks on school transportation charges (1/31/2012)

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Start Date: 1/31/2012End Date: 1/31/2012STATEHOUSE- Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) responded to his district’s need and authored legislation, House Bill (HB) 1134, which would prevent parents and students from being charged a fee for transportation to and from school. The bill passed out of the House Monday with a 92-2 vote. Currently students

[r90] Rep. Speedy's proposed legislation addresses public safety concerns for students (1/23/2012)

Monday, January 23, 2012

Start Date: 1/23/2012End Date: 1/23/2012STATEHOUSE- Rep. Mike Speedy’s (R-Indianapolis) authored legislation, House Bill (HB) 1134, would prevent parents and students from being charged for transportation to and from school. The bill passed out of the Education Committee Monday morning with a 9-0 vote. Currently students in Franklin Township are

[r90] House recognizes Hess, Project 9/11 Memorial (1/19/2012)

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Start Date: 1/19/2012End Date: 1/19/2012 STATEHOUSE—Greg Hess was honored today for his instrumental role in the Project 9/11 Memorial in Indianapolis with a resolution presented by author Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer (R-Beech Grove) and co-authors Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) and Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg). The 9/11 Memorial overlooks the White

[r90] Rep. Speedy reacts to State of the State (1/10/2012)

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Start Date: 1/10/2012End Date: 1/10/2012STATEHOUSE – “It has been an honor to work under Governor Mitch Daniels as he continues to set the stage for Indiana to become an economic bright spot in the Midwest. Gov. Daniels is extremely focused on a vision for Hoosier job creation and has been a driving force in Indiana becoming one of the most

[r90] Rep. Speedy: Fraud Victims Receive Assistance (12/9/2011)

Friday, December 9, 2011

Start Date: 12/9/2011End Date: 12/9/2011STATEHOUSE—Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) joined Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Thursday to disclose the list of more than 70 victims of foreclosure fraud who will receive payments from the newly-created Consumer Protection Assistance Fund. During the foreclosure crisis, many homeowners were victimized by

[r90] Rep. Speedy: Getting Hoosiers back on the job (11/22/2011)

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Start Date: 11/22/2011End Date: 11/22/2011STATEHOUSE — Members of the Indiana General Assembly, including State Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis), returned to the Statehouse for Organization Day, a ceremony setting the tone for the upcoming legislative session. This year, Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) delivered a speech that addressed job

[r90] Rep. Speedy: Franklin Township School bus fee unconstitutional (11/10/2011)

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Start Date: 11/10/2011End Date: 11/10/2011 STATEHOUSE— Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) applauds Attorney General Greg Zoeller’s official legal opinion issued today that announced the Franklin Township Community School bus fee is not legal. It was announced by the Attorney General that under Indiana Constitution it is unconstitutional for a

[r90] Indiana House accepting intern applications through Oct 31st (10/14/2011)

Friday, October 14, 2011

Start Date: 10/14/2011End Date: 10/14/2011 STATEHOUSE— State Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) is encouraging college students and graduates interested in learning more about the legislative process to apply for this year’s internship program with the Indiana House of Representatives. Applications are being accepted through October 31st.

Rep. Speedy awarded for promoting Indiana's economy (5/23/2011)

Monday, May 23, 2011

Start Date: 5/23/2011 End Date: 5/23/2011 STATEHOUSE— Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) earned the 2011 Legislator of the Year Award presented to him by the Indiana Hotel and Lodging Association (IHLA). Rep. Speedy is the first freshman legislator awarded this honor according to IHLA. Rep. Speedy was awarded for his work in authoring

[90] Rep. Speedy remarks on House adjourning Sine Die (4/29/2011)

Friday, April 29, 2011

Start Date: 4/29/2011 All DayEnd Date: 4/29/2011Rep. Speedy remarks on House adjourning Sine Die Please include the following statement from State Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) in your coverage of the last day of session. STATEHOUSE -- "I am very pleased with what we were able to accomplish during my first session serving as a state representative. We

[90] Rep. Speedy's bill protecting working Hoosiers and encouraging fair and competitive pay heads to the Senate (3/30/2011)

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Start Date: 3/30/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/30/2011Rep. Speedy's bill protecting working Hoosiers and encouraging fair and competitive pay heads to the Senate STATEHOUSE - State Rep. Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) authored House Bill 1538 that will not allow local governments to require a minimum wage higher than the state minimum wage. HB 1538 passed the House

[90] House Republican Freshmen Galvanized for Democracy (3/10/2011)

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Start Date: 3/10/2011 All DayEnd Date: 3/10/2011House Republican Freshmen Galvanized for Democracy We entered the 2011 General Assembly with a passion to serve and a commitment to make a difference. Voters put us in charge to focus on jobs, a balanced budget with no new taxes and education improvement. In November we took an oath to uphold Indiana and our

[r90] Rep. Speedy authors Second Amendment, Do Not Call bills (1/14/2011)

Friday, January 14, 2011

Start Date: 1/14/2011 All DayEnd Date: 1/14/2011Rep. Speedy authors Second Amendment, Do Not Call bills STATEHOUSE - State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) has authored two bills that could have a big impact on Hoosiers' daily lives. House Bill 1536 would expand Indiana's Do Not Call list to cover mobile providers, and House Bill 1540 would

[90] Rep. Speedy paging students for 2011 session (12/22/2010)

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Start Date: 12/22/2010 All DayEnd Date: 12/22/2010Rep. Speedy paging students for 2011 session STATEHOUSE - State Representative Mike Speedy (R-Indianapolis) is encouraging students ages 13-18 to sign up for the Indiana House Page Program. The program allows students to view and participate in the day-to-day activities of the General Assembly and the

[90] Speedy: Serving his Community (11/16/2010)

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Start Date: 11/16/2010 All DayEnd Date: 11/16/2010 In September, the House Republican Caucus released their legislative plan, addressing Jobs, Education, Spending, and Standing Up to Washington, DC. At the time, Leader Bosma also noted that he wanted to 'reach across the aisle' and 'bring civility back to the house chamber'. Today, Speaker Bosma reinforced

[r90] Murphy Bills Take Effect Tomorrow (6/30/2010)

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Start Date: 6/30/2010 All DayEnd Date: 6/30/2010 This year's major Ethics Bill, known as House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1001, closed several loopholes for lobbyists, legislators and the way the two groups may interact with each other. Starting Thursday, legislators may not accept an honorarium for giving a speech, such as a keynote at a graduation ceremony. In

[r90] Rep. Murphy: Washington Should Learn from Indiana (3/13/2010)

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Start Date: 3/13/2010 All DayEnd Date: 3/13/2010

[r90] Rep. Murphy Honored by Colleagues on House Floor (3/3/2010)

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Start Date: 3/3/2010 All DayEnd Date: 3/3/2010STATEHOUSE-Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) was honored by colleagues on the House floor today for his sixteen years of public service as a state representative. Colleagues on both side of the aisle reminisced about years spent with Rep. Murphy debating various government issues, or celebrating St. Patrick's

[r90] Murphy's Major Ethics Reform Bill Passes Both Chambers, Heads to Governor's Desk (3/2/2010)

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Start Date: 3/2/2010 All DayEnd Date: 3/2/2010STATEHOUSE- House Bill (HB) 1001, a major ethics reform package co-authored by State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis), has passed the House and Senate unanimously. "I'm extremely pleased that this bill will finally become law," said Rep. Murphy. "Sen. Patricia Miller served as Senate sponsor and our partner on

[r90] Governor Daniels Praises Murphy Ethics Reform Bill (1/20/2010)

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Start Date: 1/20/2010 All DayEnd Date: 1/20/2010STATEHOUSE- Last night in his State of the State address, Gov. Mitch Daniels took a moment to praise a measure co-authored this session by State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis). House Bill (HB) 1001, a major legislative ethics reform package, has been passed by the House of Representatives and is now

[r90] Murphy's Major Ethics Reform Bill Passes House, Advances to Senate (1/11/2010)

Monday, January 11, 2010

Start Date: 1/11/2010 All DayEnd Date: 1/11/2010STATEHOUSE- House Bill (HB) 1001, a major ethics reform package co-authored by State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis), passed the House today by a vote of 97 to 2. "Just because something is legal doesn't mean it is right," said Rep. Murphy. "However, we still have a responsibility as elected officials to

[r90] Gun Owners' Privacy, Safety at Risk (12/30/2009)

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Start Date: 12/30/2009 All DayEnd Date: 12/30/2009 Rep. Murphy is well-known for his advocacy of second amendment rights. He originally introduced a separate firearms bill in 2009 (House Bill 1375), which would have prevented cities and towns from restricting the sale of firearms during disasters and emergencies. He is reintroducing this bill again for

[r90] Rep. Murphy Co-Authors Major Ethics Reform Bill (11/17/2009)

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Start Date: 11/17/2009 All DayEnd Date: 11/17/2009"All public servants, be they in the legislative or executive branches, need to maintain the highest standards of ethics. There should also be more transparency between the Statehouse and the public so that ethical behavior will continue," said Rep. Murphy. Along with his House Republican colleagues, Rep.

[r90] Taxpayers Won Last Year; Next Year I'll Keep Working for You (11/9/2009)

Monday, November 9, 2009

Start Date: 11/9/2009 All DayEnd Date: 11/9/2009Dear friends, Summer has come and gone, fall is almost over, and my staff is already preparing for session to begin again in January. I believe the state budget we arrived at in July, based on solid common-sense principles, was a success for Hoosier taxpayers. The budget was a bipartisan compromise, receiving

[r90] To License or Not To License? (10/22/2009)

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Start Date: 10/22/2009 All DayEnd Date: 10/22/2009Dear friends, You have enough on your plate right now. You don't need government interfering with your work or family any more than it has to in order to keep you safe and free. That's why, as your state representative, I am constantly looking for ways that we can shrink state spending and stay out of your

[r90] Perfect Opportunity to Streamline Government (10/8/2009)

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Start Date: 10/8/2009 All DayEnd Date: 10/8/2009 "If these revenue figures continue to drop Indiana will need to cut spending to the bone," said Rep. Mike Murphy (R - Indianapolis). "This is the perfect opportunity to look for ways to eliminate entire functions of state government. "It's time for state government to step back and reflect on what services

[r90] Murphy Interim Committees (8/19/2009)

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Start Date: 8/19/2009 All DayEnd Date: 8/19/2009 Rep. Murphy will serve on the Administrative Rules Oversight Committee and the Interim Study Committee on Professional Licensing. The Administrative Rules Oversight Committee will consider agency rules, deadlines and practices and the Interim Study Committee on Professional Licensing will study topics

[r90] Statement on House Passage of Democrat Budget (6/18/2009)

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Start Date: 6/18/2009 All DayEnd Date: 6/18/2009I couldn't vote for a budget that goes against the financial principles of the hard-working Hoosiers who elect us. Families are facing hard times and finding ways to cut their budgets. Government should do the same.The only good part of the budget before us was funding for job training and counseling to get

[r90] Murphy Files Spending-Limit Legislation for Special Session (6/11/2009)

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Start Date: 6/11/2009 All DayEnd Date: 6/11/2009State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) today filed House Joint Resolution 1 to limit state and local government spending. The proposed constitutional amendment would prohibit units of government from increasing spending by more than the average increase in personal income. Rep. Murphy's constitutional

[r90] Murphy Will Re-Introduce State Spending Limits in Special Session (5/11/2009)

Monday, May 11, 2009

Start Date: 5/11/2009 All DayEnd Date: 5/11/2009 Rep. Murphy began efforts to create this constitutional amendment shortly after the conclusion of the 2007 legislative session, when the General Assembly failed to provide permanent property tax relief for Hoosier homeowners, and has reintroduced the resolution in each legislative session since then. "The

[r90] Statement on Budget and Unemployment Insurance (4/30/2009)

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Start Date: 4/30/2009 All DayEnd Date: 4/30/2009 "However, there is hope for real conservatism. "We voted to kill a last-minute, irresponsible budget - absolutely the worst I've seen in my legislative tenure. I'm proud of Republicans who voted against the tax hikes and the over-the-top-spending budget."

[r90] Rep. Murphy's Bill Providing Secure Real Estate Transactions Heads to Governor (4/28/2009)

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Start Date: 4/28/2009 All DayEnd Date: 4/28/2009 "This bill creates 'Good Funds' provisions that protect homeowners by giving them the assurance the money that is supposed to be in their bank account is actually there." Primarily, the bill does three things:It requires closing agents to deposit money into an escrow account, unless those involved agree to

[r90] Murphy's Bill Securing Real Estate Transactions Gains Senate Approval (4/15/2009)

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Start Date: 4/15/2009 All DayEnd Date: 4/15/2009 "This bill creates 'Good Funds' provisions that protect homeowners by giving them the assurance that the money that is supposed to be in their bank account is actually there," said Rep. Murphy. "Currently, Indiana law provides no such assurance. And in these times, this is one way to prevent problems in the

[r90] Amendment Protects Job Applicants from Identity Theft (4/14/2009)

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Start Date: 4/14/2009 All DayEnd Date: 4/14/2009 The amendment was added to Senate Bill 391 upon second reading, a bill regarding motor vehicle matters. "This amendment was inspired by a firefighter in my district who called me last week," Rep. Murphy said. "He was applying for jobs online, and the online application required him to enter his Social

[r90] Two Bills Work with IEDC to Grow Hoosier Economy (3/31/2009)

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Start Date: 3/31/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/31/2009

[r90] Murphy Supports Expansion of Tuition Exemption for Purple Heart Recipients (3/26/2009)

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Start Date: 3/26/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/26/2009 Rep. Murphy (R-Indianapolis) co-sponsored the bill in the House of Representatives. Last year, the Indiana General Assembly created a law allowing Purple Heart recipients who served on active duty after Sept. 10, 2001, to apply for the tuition and fee exemption. Senate Bill 39 will expand those eligible for

[r90] Murphy's Silver Alert Bill Heads to Governor's Desk (3/26/2009)

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Start Date: 3/26/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/26/2009The bill, nicknamed the "Silver Alert bill," passed the House on third reading by a unanimous vote of 98-0. More than any other group, this bill will help senior citizens with Alzheimer 's disease or some form of dementia who may wander away from their homes and families.Silver Alerts would be issued by

[r90] Murphy's Telecom Reform Bill Advancing Hoosier Economy (3/25/2009)

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Start Date: 3/25/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/25/2009 "Three years ago, we introduced the telecom reform bill with one principle in mind - to bring the benefits of the free market system to the telecommunications industry," Rep. Murphy said. "I was proud of the law in 2006, and I remain proud today. Even those people who opposed the idea three years ago have

[r90] Rep. Murphy Honors Families of Fallen Indiana Soldiers (3/24/2009)

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Start Date: 3/24/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/24/2009STATEHOUSE (March 24, 2009) - Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) today joined the Indiana General Assembly in honoring the families of Indiana soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice defending their country, especially those fighting the war on terrorism. In a resolution, the Indiana General Assembly offered

[r90] Rep. Murphy Honors Friends of the Indiana State Archives (3/18/2009)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Start Date: 3/18/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/18/2009 (STATEHOUSE) March 17, 2009 - Volunteer groups often provide valuable services that would cost organizations millions of dollars to replicate with employees. Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) joined Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) in honoring one invaluable group of Hoosier volunteers with a resolution on

[r90] Rep. Murphy Supports Resolution Honoring Indiana Agriculture (3/18/2009)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Start Date: 3/18/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/18/2009

[r90] Murphy Honors Susie Halloran as Outstanding Educator (3/10/2009)

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Start Date: 3/10/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/10/2009Susie has dedicated 40 years of her professional life to teaching at St. Jude Catholic School in Indianapolis' south side. She will retire at the end of this year. Besides teaching, Mrs. Halloran authored St. Jude's successful Blue Ribbon School applications and served as the coach for many successful

[r90] Murphy Defends Republicans on National Radio (3/4/2009)

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Start Date: 3/4/2009 All DayEnd Date: 3/4/2009 Rep. Murphy was invited in an effort to get a grassroots, Midwest Republican perspective. Topics included the history of the Republican Party, the changing face of Indiana and its implication for Republicans as well as the importance of staying focused on core issues and conservative values. "We need to

[r90] House Approves Murphy's Bill to Provide Small Business Loans (2/24/2009)

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Start Date: 2/24/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/24/2009 Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis), an author for the bill, said encouraging economic growth is a top priority for the Indiana General Assembly. "This bill is a great example of something the state can do to promote economic activity with no cost to taxpayers," said Rep. Murphy. "This bill is broad-based and

[r90] Bill Would Protect Homeowners from Homeowners Associations' Actions (2/23/2009)

Monday, February 23, 2009

Start Date: 2/23/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/23/2009 The bill would prohibit homeowner associations from entering into potentially harmful contracts without the approval of members who would be affected. It also requires that the associations cannot enter into a certain amount of debt without the approval of a majority of members. Rep. Murphy has offered

[r90] Murphy's Bill Would Provide More Secure Real Estate Transactions (2/12/2009)

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Start Date: 2/12/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/12/2009 "Currently, Hoosiers have no assurance that the check they receive from a closing agent is good," Rep. Murphy said. "This bill creates 'Good Funds' provisions that protect homeowners by giving them the assurance that the money that is supposed to be in their bank account is actually there." Primarily, the

[r90] House Says 'Yes' to Rep. Murphy's Home Energy Tax Break for Low-Income Homes (2/9/2009)

Monday, February 9, 2009

Start Date: 2/9/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/9/2009 Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis), an author for the bill, said the sales tax exemption expires July 1 under current law. "This is one of the most fundamentally fair and common-sense bills that will come before us this session," said Rep. Murphy. "This is a good bill that aims to create consistency in tax

[r90] Hundreds of New Jobs Headed to Indy's Southside (2/6/2009)

Friday, February 6, 2009

Start Date: 2/6/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/6/2009 (STATEHOUSE) Feb 6, 2009 - State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) says StreetLinks National Appraisal Services' move to Shelby Road could bring 300 to 700 jobs to Indianapolis Southsiders. The company, which provides appraisal and land valuation services to mortgage lenders, will invest more than $1 million

[r90] Murphy's Resolution Would Merge State Offices (2/3/2009)

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Start Date: 2/3/2009 All DayEnd Date: 2/3/2009Proposal to combine treasurer and auditor passes House (STATEHOUSE) Feb 3, 2009 - More than local governments might be affected by recent efforts to consolidate. House Joint Resolution 6, co-authored by state Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis), successfully passed the House at third reading today with a

[r90] Statement from Rep. Murphy on State of the State Address (1/13/2009)

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Start Date: 1/13/2009 All DayEnd Date: 1/13/2009

[r90] Rep. Murphy Invites Students to Experience Lawmaking Firsthand (1/9/2009)

Friday, January 9, 2009

Start Date: 1/9/2009 All DayEnd Date: 1/9/2009 The Indiana House of Representatives' program allows students from across the state to experience the lawmaking process firsthand. Participating Hoosier students are able to observe and join Statehouse activity as a legislative page for the day. Pages will be given a tour of the Capitol, including the

[r90] Murphy Appointed to Committee Leadership Position (12/11/2008)

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Start Date: 12/11/2008 All DayEnd Date: 12/11/2008th Indiana General Assembly. In addition to his leadership role on this committee, Rep. Murphy also will serve on the Insurance Committee and the Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee. "Small businesses form the strong foundation of our state's economy. Building and maintaining a healthy

[r90] Murphy Honored by Department of Insurance (6/9/2008)

Monday, June 9, 2008

Start Date: 6/9/2008 All DayEnd Date: 6/9/2008STATEHOUSE) June 9, 2008 - State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) on Monday received an Honorary Insurance Commissioner Award for his outstanding contributions in the field of insurance. Indiana Insurance Commissioner James Atterholt presented the award to Rep. Murphy in the House Chamber on behalf of the

[r90] Relief is on the Way! (3/28/2008)

Friday, March 28, 2008

Start Date: 3/28/2008 All DayEnd Date: 3/28/2008 Effective immediately, homeowners in Franklin, Perry and Warren Townships will see their property taxes cut by an average of 30 percent. For example, if your property tax bill last year was $2,000, your bill this year should be approximately $1400. There is more good news. Going forward, now in law and soon

[r90] Rep. Murphy Responds to Final Property Tax Plan (3/14/2008)

Friday, March 14, 2008

Start Date: 3/14/2008 All DayEnd Date: 3/14/2008

[r90] One Vote. One Choice. (2/28/2008)

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Start Date: 2/28/2008 All DayEnd Date: 2/28/2008 As you know, Governor Daniels proposed a visionary plan for immediate and permanent property tax relief for all homeowners in Indiana. He also proposed constitutional caps on government spending. As soon as the proposal was discussed in committee, however, the games began. It seems that some people want

[r90] Murphy Meets with Southside Neighbors (2/12/2008)

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Start Date: 2/12/2008 All DayEnd Date: 2/12/2008STATEHOUSE) Feb. 12, 2008 - State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) met with two groups of southside residents last evening to listen to their concerns and offer updates on the status of particular legislation. Rep. Murphy's first stop was the Perry Township School Board meeting. Afterward, he hosted a town

[r90] Rep. Murphy's 'Do Not Fax' Law Proves Effective (2/11/2008)

Monday, February 11, 2008

Start Date: 2/11/2008 All DayEnd Date: 2/11/2008STATEHOUSE) Feb. 11, 2008 - The Indiana Attorney General's office has announced that eight lawsuits had been filed against violators of the Do Not Fax Law and obtained voluntary compliance from another 250 companies since enforcement of the law began Jan. 1, 2007. State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis)

[r90] Bill to Help Hoosiers Avoid Foreclosure Advances to Senate (2/5/2008)

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Start Date: 2/5/2008 All DayEnd Date: 2/5/2008 For many years, Rep. Murphy has worked toward creating greater support for homeowners facing mortgage problems and advocated holding mortgage companies to higher standards of ethics and care for Hoosiers seeking to own their own home. While he would have liked to have seen greater provisions to confront

[r90] Rep. Murphy Proposes Ivy Tech Presence in Franklin Township (2/1/2008)

Friday, February 1, 2008

Start Date: 2/1/2008 All DayEnd Date: 2/1/2008 "In the near future, it could be possible for a Franklin Township High School student to graduate one day and walk across a parking lot to his first college class the next day," said Rep. Murphy. "An Ivy Tech campus nearby also would provide a convenient option for southside adults seeking continuing education

[r90] Rep. Murphy's Prosthetic Limb Reimbursement Bill Advances (1/29/2008)

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Start Date: 1/29/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/29/2008 Rep. Murphy began work on the bill, House Bill 1140, when a southside Indianapolis resident, Allen Dolberry, contacted him this summer and alerted him to a disturbing trend in insurance coverage affecting the lives of amputees like him throughout the country. In the hopes of reducing cost and reimbursements,

[r90] HB 1001Passes House With Key Components in Place (1/24/2008)

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Start Date: 1/24/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/24/2008 Work on the 935-page property tax bill had been frantic, with a late-night, second reading session on Tuesday that added 27 of over 100 proposed amendments. Despite significant changes and additions, much of Gov. Mitch Daniels' original plan remains intact within the bill, including:Expanded tax caps.1

[r90] Rep. Murphy and Sen. Waltz to Hold Town Hall Meeting (1/24/2008)

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Start Date: 1/24/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/24/2008 (STATEHOUSE) January 24, 2008 - State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) will join with state Senator Brent Waltz to host a town hall meeting Feb. 11, 2008, to give southside constituents the opportunity to ask questions and voice concerns regarding the 2008 legislative session. All are encouraged to attend.

[r90] Bill Providing Greater Coverage for Prosthetic Limbs Passes (1/23/2008)

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Start Date: 1/23/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/23/2008 A constituent contacted Rep. Murphy this summer and alerted him to a disturbing trend in insurance coverage affecting the lives of amputees throughout the country. In the hopes of reducing cost and reimbursements, many insurance companies have placed annual and lifetime limits on reimbursements for prosthetic

[r90] Murphy Responds to Announcement (1/10/2008)

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Start Date: 1/10/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/10/2008"I am glad to see that Minority Leader Brian Bosma has endorsed the concepts included in House Joint Resolution 4, the only constitutional amendment being offered that speaks to limiting both state and local government spending to average growth in personal income. "Having Rep. Scott Reske as my co-author,

[r90] Rep. Murphy Invites Students to Experience Lawmaking Firsthand (1/8/2008)

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Start Date: 1/8/2008 All DayEnd Date: 1/8/2008 The Indiana House of Representatives offers a page program, which allows students from across the state to experience the lawmaking process at the Statehouse. Through the program, these Hoosier students get to participate in session activity as a legislative page for the day. "Coming to the Statehouse to view

[r90] Murphy Authors Amendment to Limit Spending (12/26/2007)

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Start Date: 12/26/2007 All DayEnd Date: 12/26/2007(STATEHOUSE) Dec. 26, 2007 - State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) has joined with a bipartisan group of legislators to introduce a constitutional amendment that will limit government spending at all government levels. Rep. Murphy filed House Joint Resolution 4 (HJR 4) along with co-authors Rep. Scott

[r90] Roncalli High School Receives $1,500 for Recycling Program (12/7/2007)

Friday, December 7, 2007

Start Date: 12/7/2007 All DayEnd Date: 12/7/2007(STATEHOUSE) Dec. 7, 2007 - Gov. Mitch Daniels recently announced that Roncalli Catholic High School has been selected to receive a Recycling Grant worth $1,500 from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). State Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) and his House colleagues passed legislation

[r90] Bids on Bridge Construction Let Earlier Than Expected (11/26/2007)

Monday, November 26, 2007

Start Date: 11/26/2007 All DayEnd Date: 11/26/2007(STATEHOUSE) Nov. 26, 2007 -Bid letting for repairs to the Shelbyville Road bridge over Little Buck Creek in Franklin Township will occur four months sooner than originally anticipated due to efforts by state Rep. Mike Murphy (R-Indianapolis) to speed up this process. The project is on this week's letting,

[r90] Murphy and House colleagues begin efforts (11/20/2007)

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Start Date: 11/20/2007 All DayEnd Date: 11/20/2007(STATEHOUSE) Nov. 20, 2007 - State Rep. Mike Murphy (R - Indianapolis) and the legislators of the 115th Indiana General Assembly used Organization Day as the start of their efforts to ease Hoosier taxpayers' property tax burden with permanent and comprehensive reform. Organization Day is usually a largely

[r90] Murphy Honors a Community Leader (11/15/2007)

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Start Date: 11/15/2007 All DayEnd Date: 11/15/2007 Afterward, in formal and solemn military ceremony, Maj. Gen. R. Martin Umbarger pinned Hult with a star signifying his military promotion to Brigadier General. Brig. Gen. Bryan Hult is the senior pastor at Grace Evangelical Church and has long served the local Southside community. His promotion to

[r90] Murphy's Do Not Fax Law Makes News (10/29/2007)

Monday, October 29, 2007

Start Date: 10/29/2007 All DayEnd Date: 10/29/2007 "It is gratifying to witness the leadership of Attorney General Carter in going after these companies that burden small businesses with junk faxes," said Rep. Murphy. "It was our hope that this law would help Indiana businesses by relieving them of the financial drain caused by these unsolicited fax

[r90] Murphy Responds to Governor's Tax Plan (10/17/2007)

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Start Date: 10/17/2007 All DayEnd Date: 10/17/2007"This is exactly the kind of visionary plan we've come to expect from Governor Daniels. To begin with, the plan provides $600 million in immediate property tax relief for 2008 through an expanded Homestead Credit. Another highlight of the plan is the 1% cap on residential property taxes. This means that

[r90] Murphy Works to Speed Bridge Reopening (10/17/2007)

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Start Date: 10/17/2007 All DayEnd Date: 10/17/2007 "We need to speed up this process," said Rep. Murphy. "Thousands of Southsiders used this section of Shelbyville Road. I am confident the bridge can be rebuilt to meet safety requirements faster than originally proposed. The back-up caused by diverting and funneling traffic is a public safety hazard on

[r90] Two Conservative Legislators to Co-Author Constitutional Limits on Growth in Government Spending (7/30/2007)

Monday, July 30, 2007

Start Date: 7/30/2007 All DayEnd Date: 7/30/2007 Senator Steele referred to state law that limits growth in government spending, but exempts debt service, and allows for excess appeals, which are routinely approved. Another statutory limit on taxation, set to go into effect next year, exempts schools, which account for approximately 53% of a typical

[r90] Interim Study Committees Begin (7/20/2007)

Friday, July 20, 2007

Start Date: 7/20/2007 All DayEnd Date: 7/20/2007 "Although the four committees serve very different purposes, all have the potential to effect the Hoosier public in positive ways," said Rep. Murphy."With bipartisan efforts we can derive useful and thorough information to help us all prepare for the upcoming legislative session." The Indiana General

[r90] Murphy Applauds Governor on Order to Freeze Property Tax Bills (7/18/2007)

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Start Date: 7/18/2007 All DayEnd Date: 7/18/2007

[r90] Murphy Speaks With Local Parishioners to Discuss the 2007 Legislative Session (6/22/2007)

Friday, June 22, 2007

Start Date: 6/22/2007 All DayEnd Date: 6/22/2007 "These couples emerge from the situation broken. Suddenly, their credit is ruined, they are without a home, and their dreams of home ownership are shattered," Rep. Murphy said. For lasting property tax reform, the two legislators agreed it would take significant political maneuvering and compromise.

[r90] Governor Signs Autism and Asperger's Training Bill (5/22/2007)

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Start Date: 5/22/2007 All DayEnd Date: 5/22/2007 "Having Drew there to testify was essential to the success of the bill," Rep. Murphy stated. "He understands the challenges these kids face more than any of us in the General Assembly." Last summer, Sherry Hudson, an Indianapolis Star employee and mother of a child with Asperger's syndrome, called Rep.

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