It is a privilege to represent House District 83, which includes portions of Whitley and Allen counties, in the Indiana House of Representatives. As your voice at the Statehouse, I look forward to listening and working with you to make decisions that will strengthen our community and state.
Knowing what issues matter most to you and your family helps me represent you more effectively, so I encourage you to contact me with your thoughts and ideas on how to best improve northeast Indiana.
I know that we can make our community an even better place to live, work and raise a family as long as we work together. My contact information is listed on this page, and my door is always open. I hope to hear from you!
House District 83
Indiana House of Representatives: 2014 – present
House District 83: Portions of Whitley and Allen counties
Address: 200 West Washington Street, Suite 401, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Toll-free Statehouse #: (800) 382-9841
Direct Line: (317) 232-9619
Occupation: Licensed Life and Health Insurance Broker
State Representative Christopher Judy joined the Indiana House of Representatives in September 2014.
Before joining the Legislature, Rep. Judy was born in Wabash, Ind. and spent most of his youth in Whitley County. He graduated from Manchester High School.
Rep. Judy is a decorated veteran of the Indiana National Guard and served in Iraq during 2008 as a combat medic.
Rep. Judy serves on the board of directors for the Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana.
Rep. Judy and his wife Alena live in Aboite Township and attend Emmanuel Community Church in Fort Wayne. They have two daughters, Izabelle and Savannah.
House District 83 is made up of most of Whitley County and a small portion of Allen County, along with part of the city of Fort Wayne.
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 21, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 14, 2019) – Area legislators today announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.
“Indiana’s unborn could have been better protected starting today. While I am disappointed in the court’s decision and believe this is an issue of states’ rights, the remainder of the bill is intact and I am hopeful that the attorney general will vigorously appeal this ruling. In light of this recent action, we now have a greater duty to continue to be the voice for those unable to speak for themselves.”
STATEHOUSE (June 13, 2019) – Gov. Eric Holcomb ceremonially signed into law Thursday legislation co-authored by State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) to help increase teacher pay.
STATEHOUSE (May, 28, 2019) – “Like many Hoosiers, it is very frustrating to watch the U.S. Supreme Court miss an opportunity to strike down the appeal court’s ruling on the decision to terminate pregnancy based on potential race, sex or disability. While certainly disappointed, I am encouraged with the justices’ affirmation of life with its ruling regarding the humane burying or cremation of aborted babies. That is a big win for protecting the dignity of life.”
STATEHOUSE (May 22, 2019) – Aspiring teachers from Whitley County were recently selected to receive the Next Generation Hoosier Educator Scholarship, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).
STATEHOUSE (May 15, 2019) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.
STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) recently honored Whitko High School art students at the Statehouse for their accomplishments in the 49th World School Children’s Art Exhibition.
February is National Career and Technical Education Month. Also known as CTE month, this is a way to recognize the importance of programs that encourage students to explore career opportunities, and the doors it opens to employment. Northeast Indiana enjoys a rich manufacturing history and this industry currently employs almost 30 percent of our area’s workforce. But like our nation and state, our community faces a shortage of skilled tradespeople. As a lawmaker, I want to maintain northeast Indiana’s momentum by supporting legislation that provides more access to CTE.
When parents send their children off to school, they make the conscious decision to entrust others to take care of the most important part of their life.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 19, 2018) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) encourages students who want to learn more about state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2019 legislative session
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 10, 2018) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) was recently reappointed to serve as vice chair of the House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee.
With the general election just around the corner, it’s important to know your vote will count. As a member of the House Committee on Elections and Apportionment, I understand the concerns many Hoosiers have regarding cybercriminals meddling in elections.
STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 13, 2018) — “Interpretation of the law is paramount as a Supreme Court Justice. While serving as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court over the past 12 years, Brett Kavanaugh’s legal opinions support that assessment. Kavanaugh’s impeccable credentials should make it extremely difficult for any conscientious lawmaker to consider voting against his confirmation.”
STATEHOUSE (July 26, 2018) — Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).
STATEHOUSE (June 21, 2018) — State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs.
STATEHOUSE (June 13, 2018) — The Indiana Department of Education on Tuesday awarded Homestead Senior High School for student AP exam success during the 2016-2017 school year, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).
STATEHOUSE (April 12, 2018) — Local businesses on Wednesday at the Statehouse received the Governor’s Century and Half Century Business Award for their contributions to the community, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Auburn).
STATEHOUSE (March 21, 2018) — Artwork by a local artist will soon be on display at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).
STATEHOUSE (March 21, 2018) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.
STATEHOUSE (March 1, 2018) — State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) honored Whitko High School art students on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Statehouse with a resolution congratulating them for their accomplishments in the 48th World School Children’s Art Exhibition.
RAISING AWARENESS: (From left to right) State Reps. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne), Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne), Dave Wolkins (R-Warsaw), Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) and Dave Heine (R-New Haven) pair sneakers with their suits on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis to draw attention to National Cancer Prevention Month.
Under strong Republican leadership, Indiana is growing with a robust economy, low taxes and more Hoosiers working than ever before. Our solid fiscal foundation and economic momentum puts us in the position to build off our strengths while focusing on a number of issues facing our state.
Statement from Rep. Chris Judy on the Indiana State Department of Health's denial of a license to an abortion clinic in South Bend.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 27, 2017) — Applications are open for students interested in participating in the 2018 Indiana House Page Program during the legislative session, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 11, 2017) – The Office of Community and Rural Affairs presented an award to the town of South Whitley on December 6 at the 2017 OCRA Awards Ceremony held at the Indiana Statehouse, according to State Rep. Christopher Judy (R-Fort Wayne).
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