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.
House District 47
Indiana House of Representatives: 2016- present
House District 47 includes portions of Johnson and Morgan counties in central Indiana.
STATEHOUSE (June 13, 2019) — State lawmakers representing Johnson County will host two public meetings on Saturday, June 22, to provide a recap of the 2019 legislative session.
STATEHOUSE (May 16, 2019) – Aspiring teachers from Johnson County were recently selected to receive the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to State Reps. Woody Burton (R-Whiteland) and John Young (R-Franklin).
CAPTION: State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) (right) honors members of the Franklin Community High School show choirs with a resolution for their achievements Thursday, April 4, 2019, at the Statehouse. Several of the choirs, all led by Head Choir and Musical Theater Director Michael Hummel (third from the right), have earned championship titles over the last few years. The students showcased their talents with a performance in the House Chamber.
STATEHOUSE (March 11, 2019) — State Reps. Woody Burton (R-Whiteland) and John Young (R-Franklin) will host a public meeting on March 16, to discuss the progress of the legislative session.
RAISING AWARENESS: State Reps. John Young (R-Franklin) (left) and Woody Burton (R-Whiteland) (right) 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. According to the American Cancer Society, the death rate from cancer has dropped 19 percent in Indiana over the last 25 years. Local lawmakers encourage Hoosiers to take preventative steps like receiving regular cancer screenings to continue lowering this rate.
STATEHOUSE (Dec. 19, 2018) – State Reps. Woody Burton (R-Whiteland) and John Young (R-Franklin) encourage 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 Reps. Woody Burton (R-Whiteland) and John Yong (R-Franklin) were recently appointed to several House standing committees.
STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – State Reps. Woody Burton (R-Whiteland) and John Young (R-Franklin) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse on Tuesday for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day.
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).
STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January.
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.
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.
STATEHOUSE (March 23, 2018) — State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.
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.
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.
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.
STATEHOUSE (Feb. 23, 2018) — State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.
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.
STATEHOUSE (Jan. 4, 2018) — Local lawmakers are encouraging students to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2018 legislative session.
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.
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).
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