+ − Contact Information + − Committees (6) IN - Commerce, Economic Development & Technology (Senate) Title: ranking member IN - Financial Institutions (Senate) Title: member IN - Insurance (Senate) Title: member IN - Local Government (Senate) Title: member IN - Tax and Fiscal Policy (Senate) Title: member IN - Insurance Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (8) IN - SCR51 Honoring Borden HS boys basketball team, Class 1A state champions. IN - SB314 Twenty-first century research and technology fund. IN - SB233 Local funds. IN - SR56 Study committee on the use of tax increment financing. IN - SB490 Disannexation from school corporations. IN - SB313 Advisory commission on intergovernmental relations. IN - SB232 Elimination of the inheritance tax. IN - SB312 School board elections; teacher union dues. + − Cosponsored Bills (46) IN - HB1084 Various property issues. IN - HB1098 Study concerning uninsured motorists. IN - HB1179 Securities matters. IN - HCR13 Memorializing Specialist Arronn Fields, killed in Afghanistan. IN - HCR14 Honoring James Pendleton, a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge. IN - HCR16 Recognizing the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. IN - HCR18 Memorializing former Representative Earle Howard from Kokomo. IN - HCR20 Honoring Vance & Hines Motorsports and its contributions to Indianapolis. IN - HCR21 Honoring Target Chip Ganassi Racing and its contribution to Indianapolis. IN - HCR37 Honoring Cook Inc. on its 50th anniversary. IN - HCR55 Congratulating former Governor Whitcomb upon his recent marriage. IN - SB8 Electronic on-board recording devices. IN - SB120 Cursive writing in school curriculum. IN - SB152 Property tax assessments. IN - SB193 Common core state educational standards. IN - SB293 Government accounting study committee. IN - SB325 Redevelopment commissions and authorities. IN - SB400 Aid in enforcing unconstitutional laws. IN - SB475 Interim study committee. IN - SB510 Substitute natural gas (SNG) contracts. IN - SB517 Local government finance. IN - SB531 Property tax assessments and appeals. IN - SB532 Higher education student loans. IN - SR1 Honoring Diane Marshall for 28 years of distinguished service. IN - SR22 Honoring Vi Simpson upon her retirement from the Indiana Senate. IN - SR26 Recognizing Commander Kevin Ford for his contributions to NASA. IN - SR38 Recognizing the Richmond Hills Investigation Team. IN - SR45 Honoring the 75th anniversary of Grace College and Theological Seminary. IN - SR48 Honoring the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indiana. IN - SR53 Honoring Sergeant Spencer Edgington for his military service. IN - SR57 Honoring Whitney Moorman for her time working at the Indiana State Senate. IN - SR61 Inviting vendors that manufacture small arms to relocate to Indiana. IN - SR84 Honoring the life and accomplishments of Arjia Rinpoche. IN - SCR1 Honoring Jack Ross upon his retirement from LSA. IN - SCR3 Memorializing Sergeant Bradley Atwell, killed in Afghanistan. IN - SCR6 Congratulating the Indiana Fever for winning the 2012 WNBA Championship. IN - SCR7 Memorializing former Senator John R. Sinks. IN - SCR29 Honoring Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana on its 50th anniversary. IN - SCR31 Recognizing Andretti Autosports. IN - SCR32 Recognizing Don Schumacher Racing. IN - SCR33 Recognizing Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. IN - SCR37 Honoring Nancy Papas upon her retirement from the IN State Teachers Assoc. IN - SCR39 Congratulating State of Israel's 65th Anniv. & supporting right to self-defense. IN - SCR42 Honoring Charles "Chuck" Franz upon his induction into the IN BB Hall of Fame. IN - SCR50 Honoring John Ryan upon his retirement from Department of Child Services. IN - SCR59 Honoring Kenny Cragen, longtime lobbyist, upon his retirement.