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House District 20
Indiana House of Representatives: 2006 - present
House District 20: Portions of LaPorte and Starke counties
Address: 200 West Washington Street, Suite 401, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Direct Line: 317-232-9850
Education: Graduated from Purdue University
State Representative Tom Dermody and his wife Jackie live in LaPorte with their two children, Katie and Ben. Elected to the state legislature in 2006 to represent the citizens of House District 20, Rep. Dermody owns and manages a small business.
Tom is chairman of the Public Policy Committee and sits on the Statutory Committee on Interstate and International Cooperation. He is also a member of the Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee where he has worked to promote economic development initiatives for Hoosiers.
Locally, Tom serves as a board member for the LaPorte Salvation Army and has also served as a board member for the LaPorte YMCA. In addition, he was the past President and Vice President and former member of the LaPorte Community School Corporation. Tom has volunteered as a youth athletics coach for several years in LaPorte and has also spent time mentoring at a local elementary school.
House District 20 is comprised of large portions of Starke and LaPorte counties in northwestern Indiana.
STATEHOUSE (Oct. 5, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) announced the launch of a new scholarship program designed to incentivize top-performing high school students to pursue a career teaching in Indiana’s classrooms.
STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) and fellow Republican members of the Indiana House of Representatives encourage students to apply to intern for the upcoming 2017 legislative session, which runs from January through April.
Our community lost a great citizen nearly three years ago. Jake West seemed like any other healthy teenager, but had an undetected heart condition that led to him collapsing during football practice. In his memory, the Play for Jake Foundation was established to create awareness and educate parents and youth about the dangers of undetected heart conditions.
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 25, 2016) – Local communities received state matching grants this week to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte).
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 12, 2016) – Two farms in LaPorte County were recognized on Friday with Hoosier Homestead awards for 100 years or more of family farm ownership, according to State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte).
STATEHOUSE (June 9, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) applauds John Glenn and New Prairie high schools on being recognized for their high scoring on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam.
STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse:
STATEHOUSE (March 11, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) urges the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to create a safer way for motorists to travel on U.S. 20 after two accidents sent three to the hospital this week.
STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2016) – After serving House District 20 for 10 years, State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) is retiring from the Indiana General Assembly. Fellow House members honored Dermody for his years of service and commitment to improving the lives of those in LaPorte and Starke counties.
STATEHOUSE (March 1, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody’s (R-LaPorte) bill celebrating the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 by allowing commemorative alcohol bottles to be sold the Sunday of the big race was passed by the House today with a vote of 89-6.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 24, 2016) – The House Committee on Public Policy today voted 12-1 in support of a bill co-sponsored by State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) that would legalize and regulate daily fantasy sports games in Indiana.
STATEHOUSE (Feb.18, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) hosted members of Leadership LaPorte County at the Statehouse today to discuss a variety of proposals being considered during the 2016 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 8, 2016) – State Rep. Tom Dermody (R-LaPorte) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse:
INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 3, 2016) – The Indiana House of Representatives voted unanimously in support of State Rep. Tom Dermody’s (R-LaPorte) bill boosting local economic efforts with enterprise zones.