Karen Engleman

Karen Engleman

Representative | District 70

Contact Information

Phone: 317-232-9769

Phone: 1-800-382-9841

Email: h70@iga.in.gov

Press Contact

Abigail Campbell

Phone: 317-234-9024

Email: abigail.campbell@iga.in.gov

2018 Legislative Survey Results

Welcome to my website and thank you for taking the time to visit. It is a privilege to serve as a state legislator for House District 70, which includes portions of Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties.

It is my hope that this site will serve as a valuable resource for Southern Indiana, its residents and visitors to our communities.

I am always open to the ideas of my constituents, and I encourage you to contact me with any question or concerns that you may have. Please feel free to contact me by phone, mail, or e-mail. I look forward to hearing from you as we work together in our efforts to keep Indiana flourishing.

Sincerely,

Karen Engleman
State Representative
District 70

Indiana House of Representatives: 2016-Present

Address: 200 West Washington Street, Suite 401, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Telephone:

  • Toll-free Statehouse #: (800) 382-9841
  • Direct Line: (317) 232-9648

Occupation: State Representative

State Representative Karen Engleman joined the Indiana House of Representatives in November 2015.

Before joining the Legislature, Rep. Engleman served three terms as Harrison County auditor. She and her husband, Gary Engleman, have five children and 12 grandchildren. She is a member of Grove United Methodist church, and a member of the Corydon Rotary Club.

House District 70 includes all of Harrison County and portions of Floyd and Clark counties in southern Indiana.

Engleman receives committee assignments, leadership position

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Tuesday, December 11, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 11, 2018) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) was recently selected to serve on five House standing committees.

Engleman lands spot on Public Officials of the Year list

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Thursday, December 6, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 6, 2018) – Governing Magazine recently named State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) one of their Public Officials of the Year for her legislative efforts on sexual harassment prevention.

Local legislators encourage aspiring educators to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Thursday, September 27, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 27, 2018) — Current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in education can now apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to State Reps. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) and Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown). “The scholarship was established to encourage more high-achieving students to pursue a career

Harrison County farms receive Hoosier Homestead Awards

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — Local family farms were recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem).

Clark County farm receives Hoosier Homestead Award

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, August 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 17, 2018) — The James A. Kruer Farm was recognized Friday at the Indiana State Fair for being in operation for 125 years, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown).

Engleman to serve on courts and judiciary committee this summer

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (June 20, 2018) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary, which examines assigned topics, gathers testimonies and recommends potential legislation.

Reps. Clere, Engleman recognize local schools for AP success

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, June 15, 2018

STATEHOUSE (June 15, 2018) — The Indiana Department of Education recently awarded Floyd Central High School, Christian Academy of Indiana and Our Lady of Providence High School for student success on Advanced Placement exams for the 2016-2017 school year, according to State Reps. Ed Clere (R-New Albany) and Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Engleman: Governor ceremonially signs bill to review maternal mortality

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Monday, June 11, 2018

STATEHOUSE (June 11, 2018) — Gov. Eric Holcomb today at the Statehouse ceremonially signed into law a bill sponsored by State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) establishing a statewide maternal mortality review committee in Indiana. 

Future educator scholarship awarded to Floyd County students

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Wednesday, May 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (May 2, 2018) — Two Floyd County students planning to pursue a career in education were selected to receive the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to State Rep. Ed Clere (R-New Albany) and Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Student pages join Rep. Engleman at the Statehouse

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Kayla King  | Monday, March 26, 2018

STATEHOUSE (March 26, 2018) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse.

Governor signs Englemanís sexual harassment training bill into law

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, March 23, 2018

PICTURED: Gov. Eric Holcomb (center) signs State Rep. Karen Engleman’s (R- Georgetown) (seated right) bill into law on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Engleman’s legislation requires a minimum of one hour of annual sexual harassment training for members of the Indiana General Assembly. Pictured left to right seated:

Engleman: Governor signs bill to review maternal mortality

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

STATEHOUSE (March 14, 2018) — Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law Tuesday a bill sponsored by State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) establishing a statewide maternal mortality review committee in Indiana. 

Engleman: Maintaining momentum for Indianaís workforce

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Kayla King  | Friday, March 2, 2018

More and more businesses are relocating to Indiana each day. Last year, we were second in the nation for software-related job growth. As a result, tech firms and entrepreneurs are looking to make Indiana home. CNBC recently ranked Indiana as the best state in the Midwest for the cost of doing business, so it is no surprise companies are considering

Engleman: Bill to review maternal morality heads to the governorís desk

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, March 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (March 2, 2018) — Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) establishing a statewide maternal mortality review committee could soon become law. 

Rep. Engleman: Local grad gains experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Kayla King  | Friday, February 23, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 23, 2018) — A New Albany High School graduate is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and her fellow members of the House of Representatives during the 2018 legislative session.

Englemanís legislation protecting human trafficking victims advances to the governor

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Kayla King  | Tuesday, February 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 20, 2018) — State Rep. Karen Engleman’s (R-Georgetown) legislation to remove a common barrier for human trafficking victims seeking medical care could soon become law.

Combating human trafficking in Indiana

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, February 9, 2018

Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery that occurs in every state. In 2016, there were 83 human trafficking cases reported and 268 calls made to the National Human Trafficking Hotline in Indiana alone. The most common types of human trafficking in Indiana are sex and labor. This session I am working on legislation that would help combat this

House passes Englemanís bill protecting victims of human trafficking

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 31, 2018) — The Indiana House of Representatives passed State Rep. Karen Engleman’s (R-Georgetown) proposal Tuesday that would remove a common barrier for human trafficking victims seeking medical care.

House advances bill providing training for local elected officials

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Monday, January 29, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 29, 2018) — The Indiana House of Representatives passed State Rep. Karen Engleman’s (R-Georgetown) proposal today that would require newly elected county officials to complete five hours of training before taking office.

Reps. Engleman and Davisson honor Lanesville High School baseball team

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Kayla King  | Monday, January 22, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 22, 2018) — State Reps. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and Steve Davisson (R-Salem) recognized the Lanesville High School baseball team at the Statehouse today for their victory in the Class 1A state baseball championship.

Rep. Engleman invites students to the Statehouse

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, December 29, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 29, 2017) — Applications are open for students interested in participating in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2018 legislative session, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Engleman: New grant money paves way for local road projects

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Thursday, September 21, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 21, 2017) — Local communities will receive state matching grants to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown). More than $150 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings grant program, which is now in its second year. The grants are available

Engleman: Apply today to intern at the Indiana Statehouse

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Wednesday, September 6, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 6, 2017) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2018 legislative session, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown). Engleman said the House Republican Internship Program is a unique opportunity to participate in state government at the Indiana Statehouse while gaining valuable

Rep. Engleman says Next Level Roads Plan will provide $61M in local funding

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Friday, July 14, 2017

STATEHOUSE (July 14, 2017) – “More than $61 million will be going toward improving our local roads and bridges in the next five years as a direct result of the comprehensive, long-term roads plan enacted this session. Safety is a major concern when our infrastructure is not well maintained – not to mention the costly wear and tear to

Engleman to serve on summer study committee on courts

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Thursday, July 6, 2017

STATEHOUSE (July 6, 2017) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) was recently selected to serve on the Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary. The committee will examine assigned topics, gather testimonies and recommend potential legislation for the 2018 legislative session. “Throughout the next couple months, we will be

Engleman: Local schools recognized for high AP scores

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Friday, June 16, 2017

STATEHOUSE (June 16, 2017) — Floyd Central High School and Lanesville Junior-Senior High School were among 73 schools honored during Wednesday’s Indiana AP Recognition ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown). The Indiana Department of Education and Indiana College Board celebrated the success of these

Engleman: Local students receive first-ever educator scholarship

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Thursday, May 18, 2017

STATEHOUSE (May 18, 2017) — Local students planning to pursue a career in education are among the recipients of this year’s Next Generation Hoosier Educator Scholarship, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown). “Keeping the best and the brightest in Hoosier classrooms is key to students’ academic success,”

Rep. Engleman welcomes student pages to the Statehouse

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Monday, May 1, 2017

STATEHOUSE (May 1, 2017) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse. As a House page, these participants toured government offices, helped staff with daily duties and joined Engleman on the House floor during the legislative session: Ally Baimer, from Sellersburg, attends Indiana Academy; Jackson

Clere and Engleman: Local farms honored at the Statehouse

Posted by: Zach Weismiller & Emily Gaylord  | Friday, April 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2017) — State Rep. Ed Clere (R-New Albany), State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and State Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) today honored locally owned family farms for being in operation for more than 100 years. The Sperzel and Collins-Taylor-Jacobi farms, located in Floyd County, were recognized at the Statehouse with

Engleman: Local farms honored at the Statehouse

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Friday, April 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2017) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and State Sen. Jim Smith (R-Charlestown) today honored a pair of locally owned family farms for being in operation for more than 100 years. The Clifton Eve/Elizabeth Weidner Family Farm and the Dreyer farm, located in Clark County, were recognized at the Statehouse with Hoosier

Engleman: Local farm honored at the Statehouse

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Friday, April 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2017) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) today honored a locally owned family farm for being in operation for more than 100 years. The Hausz farm, located in Harrison County, was recognized at the Statehouse with a Hoosier Homestead award for 100 years of family farm ownership. In

Davisson: Local legislators wear sneakers to support cancer awareness

Posted by: Nick Seifer  | Wednesday, March 8, 2017

STATEHOUSE (March 8, 2017) – Area lawmakers laced up their sneakers with their suits this week at the Statehouse to help raise cancer awareness. State Reps. Steve Davisson (R-Salem), Lloyd Arnold (R-Leavenworth), Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown), Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) and Chris May (R-Bedford) participated in the annual event. The Suits and Sneakers

Rep. Engleman welcomes student pages to the Statehouse

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Monday, February 27, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 27, 2017) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) recently welcomed the following student pages to the Statehouse. As a House page, these participants toured government offices, helped staff with daily duties and joined Engleman on the House floor during the legislation session: Kayla Crone, from Depauw, is a homeschooled

Engleman to serve on four House committees

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Friday, December 16, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 16, 2016) — State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) was recently selected to serve on the House Committee on Local Government. She was also named to the House Committee on Government and Regulatory Reform, the House Judiciary Committee and the House Select Committee on Government Reduction. “Committees play an integral role

Engleman sworn in as state representative for House District 70

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 23, 2016) – Surrounded by family and fellow legislators in the Indiana House Chamber, member-elect Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) took the oath of office yesterday, officially becoming the state representative of House District 70. Engleman was sworn in by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush. She was elected to fill
Rep. Engleman speaks on a bill in the House Chamber.
Rep. Engleman discusses a bill with a fellow representative on the House floor.
Rep. Engleman supports a House Resolution honoring a local school group.
State Rep. Engleman sits at her desk on the House floor.
State Rep. Engleman presents a bill on the House floor.

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