J.D. Prescott

J.D. Prescott

Representative | District 33

Contact Information

Phone: 317-234-3827

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h33@iga.in.gov

Press Contact

Lydia Kirschner

Phone: 317-232-9805

Email: lydia.kirschner@iga.in.gov

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Dear Neighbor,

It is an honor to serve the people of House District 33, which includes Jay and Randolph counties and a portion of Delaware County in east central Indiana.

Keeping you updated and hearing your thoughts on issues affecting our community is a priority. To best represent you and your family at the Statehouse, it is important for us to stay connected. I encourage you to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have, or schedule a visit to the Statehouse.  

My website provides information on our district and helpful state resources. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you and your family.

Sincerely,

J.D. Prescott
State Representative 
House District 33

Indiana House of Representatives: 2018 - present

House District 33: Jay and Randolph counties and a portion of Delaware County

Address: 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Telephone:

  • Office: (317) 232-9643
  • Toll Free: (800) 382-9841

Committees:

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  •  Environmental Affairs
  •  Natural Resources

Occupation: Farmer and small, business owner

Hometown: Union City

 Biography:

State Rep. J.D. Prescott was born and raised in East Central Indiana. After graduating from Winchester Community High School, he began working on Prescott Farms, which is family owned and operated by Prescott, his brother Hunter and his parents. He also has his own separate farming operation that he established in 2011. 

A leader in the agriculture community, Prescott serves as president of the Randolph County Young Farmers organization. He is also a member of the Saratoga Lions Club.

Prescott lives in Union City with his wife, Brooke and their two sons, Grayson and Graham. The family is active in the community and are members of the Poplar Run United Baptist Church.

House District 33 includes all of Jay and Randolph counties and a portion of eastern Delaware County in eastern Indiana. To find your House District, click here.


State Rep. Prescott encourages local communities to apply for road funding grants

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, October 15, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 15, 2020) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) encourages local communities to apply for the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program to help fund road and bridge projects.

Prescott: Don't miss Oct. 5 voter registration deadline

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, September 23, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 23, 2020) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) encourages local residents to register to vote or check their registration status before the Oct. 5 deadline using the state's online voter portal at IndianaVoters.com.

Prescott: Apply today for paid internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, September 15, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 15, 2020) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) encourages local college students and recent graduates looking to gain valuable work experience to apply online for a paid internship with the Indiana House of Representatives at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Prescott: Randolph County receives $250,000 for local businesses

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, September 4, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 4, 2020) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) said Randolph County recently received a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to help small businesses.

Prescott: Area schools receive over $121K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 1, 2020) – Area schools recently received more than $121,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Prescott: Unclaimed property may be waiting for you

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, August 21, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 21, 2020) – With about $570 million in unclaimed property available, State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) said Hoosiers should visit IndianaUnclaimed.gov today to see if money is waiting for them.

Prescott: Free program helps Hoosier small businesses build online presence

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, August 13, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 13, 2020) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) encourages Hoosier small-business owners and entrepreneurs to apply for a free program that provides direct technical support to help build their online presence.

State recognizes Jay Petroleum for operating 61 years

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, July 28, 2020

STATEHOUSE (July 28, 2020) — Portland's Jay Petroleum recently received the Governor’s Half Century Business Award recognizing its longstanding commitment to the community, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Prescott: Indiana Grown reaches milestone, expands membership

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, July 22, 2020

STATEHOUSE (July 22, 2020) – Indiana Grown celebrates its five-year anniversary this month as it continues to attract more members and expand services, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Delaware County lawmakers: Indiana expands Next Level Jobs to include more job seekers, employers

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, July 21, 2020

STATEHOUSE (July 21, 2020) – Indiana is temporarily expanding its successful Next Level Jobs program through Dec. 30 to include more job seekers and employers, according to Delaware County lawmakers.

Prescott: Indiana expands Next Level Jobs to include more job seekers, employers

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, July 17, 2020

STATEHOUSE (July 17, 2020) – Indiana is temporarily expanding its successful Next Level Jobs program through Dec. 30 to include more job seekers and employers, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Prescott: INvets launches enhanced program to match veterans with careers in Indiana

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, July 8, 2020

STATEHOUSE (July 8, 2020) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) encourages veterans and Indiana companies to sign up for INvet's next-generation website that connects service members directly with Hoosier businesses.

State Rep. Prescott highlights several new laws effective July 1

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, July 1, 2020

STATEHOUSE (July 1, 2020) – With many new laws effective this month, State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) said several important changes support Hoosier teachers, patients and farmers.

Prescott: Free COVID-19 testing offered to all Hoosiers

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, June 24, 2020

STATEHOUSE (June 24, 2020) – Coronavirus testing is now offered to all Hoosiers at OptumServe sites throughout the state, regardless of whether they are at high risk or symptomatic, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Delaware County lawmakers: Don't go hungry, turn to Indiana's Operation Food for help

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, June 19, 2020

STATEHOUSE (June 19, 2020) – Area lawmakers encourage Hoosiers who may be struggling to make ends meet and needing food assistance to turn to the state's recently launched Operation Food program for help.  

Prescott weighs in on downtown Portland road project

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, June 18, 2020

Note to the Press: Please include the following statement from State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) regarding a road project on U.S. Route 27 and State Road 26, running through downtown Portland. After listening to community concerns about the project, the Indiana Department of Transportation will not move forward with the lane reduction and reverse angle parking project. Instead the construction will only include bridge resurfacing:

Prescott: Don't go hungry, turn to Indiana's Operation Food for help

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, June 18, 2020

STATEHOUSE (June 18, 2020) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) encourages Hoosiers who may be struggling to make ends meet and needing food assistance to turn to the state's recently launched Operation Food program for help.  

Eberhart: Don't go hungry, turn to Indiana's Operation Food for help

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, June 18, 2020

STATEHOUSE (June 18, 2020) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) encourages Hoosiers who may be struggling to make ends meet and needing food assistance to turn to the state's recently launched Operation Food program for help.  

Prescott: Help available to farmers who suffered losses due to pandemic

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, June 11, 2020

STATEHOUSE (June 11, 2020) — Local farmers and agricultural producers directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for financial assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Delaware County, local communities eligible for pandemic relief funds

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, June 4, 2020

STATEHOUSE (June 4, 2020) – Delaware County and local communities are eligible for more than $6.5 million to cover COVID-19-related expenses through the federal stimulus package, according to local lawmakers.

Rep. Prescott: Hoosier jobseekers should consider free job training, skilling-up amid COVID-19

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Monday, June 1, 2020

STATEHOUSE (June 1 2020) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) encourages Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to take advantage of tuition-free training grants offered through Indiana's Next Level Jobs program.

Prescott: Jay and Randolph counties, local towns eligible for pandemic relief funds

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, May 28, 2020

STATEHOUSE (May 28, 2020) – Jay and Randolph counties, and local towns are eligible for more than $2.2 million to cover COVID-19-related expenses through the federal stimulus package, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Prescott: Indiana's online marketplace offers PPE help to small businesses, nonprofits

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, May 13, 2020

STATEHOUSE (May 13, 2020) – Local small businesses and nonprofits can now utilize the state's new online marketplace to request personal protective equipment, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Prescott: Free online learning tools available to Hoosier students, parents

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Monday, April 13, 2020

STATEHOUSE (April 13, 2020) – With Indiana school buildings closed for the academic year, State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) said there are several online resources available to help students continue learning at home.  

Rep. Prescott: Portland native gains experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Amy Cordill  | Monday, March 2, 2020

STATEHOUSE (March 2, 2020) – Jay County High School graduate Alex Clark is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) and his fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2020 legislative session.

Prescott pairs sneakers with his suit to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Amy Cordill  | Monday, February 3, 2020

PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) pairs his sneakers with his suit to help kick off February as National Cancer Prevention Month on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at the Statehouse.

Prescott: Over $1.6M to fuel local road projects

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, October 11, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 11, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded over $1.6 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Randolph County lawmakers to host listening session

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, September 25, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 25, 2019) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) and State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond) will hold a listening session in Randolph County Wednesday, Oct. 9, to meet with local residents about issues affecting the community and state.

Prescott to serve on summer study committee on ag, natural resources

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) State Rep J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) will serve on two summer study committees, which examine the state’s top issues and recommend potential legislation.

Student pages join Rep. Prescott at the Statehouse

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, May 15, 2019

STATEHOUSE (May 15, 2019) – State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) recently welcomed local student pages to the Statehouse.

Rep. Prescott: Local grads gain experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, April 2, 2019

STATEHOUSE (April 2, 2019) — Local graduates are gaining experience as interns with State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) and his fellow members of the House of Representatives during the 2019 legislative session.

Reps. Prescott, Saunders lace up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, February 21, 2019

RAISING AWARENESS: (From left to right) State Reps. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) and Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville) pair sneakers with their suits to draw attention to National Cancer Prevention Month Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Each year, the Indiana House of Representatives participates in the Suits and Sneakers challenge, an annual event hosted by the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. A total of 1.7 million new cancer cases and more than 606,000 deaths from cancer are expected to occur in the U.S. in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society.

Area legislators invite students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, December 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 20, 2018) – Local Lawmakers encourage students who want to learn more about state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2019 legislative session.

State Rep. Prescott responds to shooting at Dennis Intermediate School

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, December 14, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 13, 2018) — “Students, staff and families in Richmond will need everyone’s support as they process what happened at Dennis Intermediate School today. We are grateful for the school officials and public safety officers who responded with bravery and speed to prevent further loss of life.”

State Rep. Prescott to serve on three House committees

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, December 12, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 12, 2018) — State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) was recently selected to serve on three House committees, including the House Agriculture and Rural Development Committee.

Prescott sworn in as new state representative for House District 33

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – John Prescott of Union City took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 33.

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