McNamara to serve on key summer study committee

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Tuesday, July 2, 2019

STATEHOUSE (July 2, 2019) State Rep. Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville) will serve as vice chair of the Interim Summer Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code, which reviews current trends with respect to criminal behavior, sentencing, incarceration and treatment.

“The work starts now to evaluate ways that we can improve our state during the next legislative session, and I look forward to studying how we can enhance public safety and reduce recidivism rates throughout Indiana,” McNamara said. “Ensuring that our criminal justice system protects the public while rehabilitating offenders is a critical issue for our state.”

McNamara will also serve on the Board of Trustees of the Criminal Justice Institute, which is the state planning agency for criminal justice, juvenile justice, traffic safety and victim services.

Interim study committee hearings, which typically occur at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, can be viewed live online at This site also provides committee calendars and meeting agendas. Members of the public are welcomed to attend and testify.

Click here for a full list of assigned study committee topics.


State Rep. Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville) represents House District 76, 
which includes portions of Posey and Vanderburgh counties.

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