John Young

John Young

Representative | District 47

Contact Information

Phone: 317-234-9499

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h47@iga.in.gov

Press Contact

Samantha Holifield

Phone: 317-234-9016

Email: samantha.holifield@iga.in.gov

2018 Legislative Survey Results

Greetings, and welcome to my website. I am honored to represent portions of Johnson and Morgan counties in the 47th District of the Indiana House of Representatives.

I hope you find the information on my site useful and informative. I always enjoy hearing from my constituents, so please do not hesitate contacting me.

John Young

House District 47

Indiana House of Representatives: 2016- present

Hometown: Franklin

Occupation: Attorney

Education:

  • Indiana Creek High School
  • Indiana University
  • Southern Illinois University

House District 47 includes portions of Johnson and Morgan counties in central Indiana.

Young: Local farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Monday, August 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 20, 2018) — The William O. Canary Farm was recently recognized at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 120 years, according to State Sen. Greg Walker (R-Columbus) and State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin).

Johnson County lawmakers invite local students to apply for Statehouse internship

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January.

Johnson County Lawmakers: Keeping our schools safe

Posted by: Samantha Holifield & Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

In the coming weeks, many students and educators will be heading back to the classroom for a new school year. While this is an exciting time, some may have questions about the steps being taken to ensure the safety of our children and those who dedicate their lives to educating our future leaders. School safety continues to be a top priority for state lawmakers as we build on our policies and offer a variety of resources to better ensure our children learn and grow in a safe environment.

Future educator scholarship awarded to Johnson County students

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Wednesday, May 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (May 2, 2018) — Students in Johnson County planning to pursue a career in education were selected to receive the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to local lawmakers.

Student pages join Rep. Young at the Statehouse

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, March 23, 2018

STATEHOUSE (March 23, 2018) — State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.

Johnson County lawmakers to host town hall meetings

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, March 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (March 16, 2018) — State Reps. Woody Burton (R-Whiteland) and John Young (R-Franklin) will host a town hall meeting on March 24 to discuss the 2018 legislative session.

Rep. Young: Local grad gains experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

STATEHOUSE (March 14, 2018) — A Mooresville High School graduate is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) and his fellow members of the House of Representatives during the 2018 legislative session.

Young: Morgan County could soon be added to Indianapolis Airport Authority board

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, March 9, 2018

STATEHOUSE (March 9, 2018) State Reps. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) and John Young’s (R-Franklin) bill that would expand Morgan County’s role on the Indianapolis Airport Authority board could soon become law.

Student pages join Rep. Young at the Statehouse

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, February 23, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 23, 2018) — State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.

Young: House advances bill adding Morgan County to Indianapolis Airport Authority

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, February 6, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 6, 2018) — The House of Representatives supported State Reps. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) and John Young’s (R-Franklin) legislation that would give Morgan County a voice on the Indianapolis Airport Authority board.

Burton and Young: Local representatives invite students to the Statehouse

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, January 4, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 4, 2018) — Local lawmakers are encouraging students to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2018 legislative session.

MADD names Rep. Young 2017 Legislator of the Year

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, November 1, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 1, 2017) – State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) today was named a 2017 Legislator of the Year by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for his dedication to ending drunken driving in Indiana.

Young: House internship applications due Oct. 31

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, October 25, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2017) – Applications to intern with the Indiana House Republicans during the 2018 legislative session are due Oct. 31, according to State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin).

Young: Bill cracking down on drivers leaving the scene of an accident advances to governor

Posted by: Nick Seifer  | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 11, 2017) – Legislation sponsored by State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) that would increase penalties for those who leave the scene of an accident causing multiple injuries could soon become law. Senate Bill 479 would allow a court to impose consecutive sentences on criminals who leave the scene of an accident that causes injuries to

Rep. Young welcomes student pages to the Statehouse

Posted by: Nick Seifer  | Tuesday, March 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (March 7, 2017) — State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse. As a House page, these participants toured government offices, helped staff with daily duties and joined Young on the House floor during the legislative session: Clay Black, from Franklin , attends Franklin Community High School; Andrew

Young sworn in as state representative for House District 47

Posted by: Nick Seifer  | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 10, 2017) — Indiana University alumnus John Young (R-Franklin), recently took the oath of office, officially becoming the state representative for Indiana House District 47. Young was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush in the Indiana House Chamber. “This is a rewarding opportunity, getting to

Young sworn in as state representative for Indiana House District 47

Posted by: Nick Seifer  | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 10, 2017) — Southern Illinois University alumnus John Young (R-Franklin), recently took the oath of office, officially becoming the state representative for Indiana House District 47. Young was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush in the Indiana House Chamber. “This is a rewarding opportunity,

Young sworn in as state representative for House District 47

Posted by: Nick Seifer  | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 22, 2016) – Member-elect John Young (R-Franklin) took the oath of office today, officially becoming the state representative of House District 47. Young was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush in the Indiana House Chamber. He was elected to fill the seat vacated by John Price. “I am excited to
State Rep. Young speaks with a fellow lawmaker on the House floor.
State Rep. Young presents legislation on the House Floor.
State Rep. Young discusses legislation with a fellow lawmaker.

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