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Directory of Northwest Indiana Elected Officials (NIRPC)

 

The following list contains information on how to reach state legislators from Porter, Lake and LaPorte counties, as well as members of Congress.

 

Indiana Senate

All 50 state senators can be contacted by writing them at Indiana State Senate, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46204-2785. The legislative webpage is: www.in.gov/legislative

 

The telephone numbers are: (800) 382-9467 or (317) 232-9400.

The state senators from this area and their e-mail addresses are as follows:

District 4: Karen Tallian, D-Portage. The district includes all of Westchester, Liberty, Jackson, Pine, Portage and Union townships; a portion of Center Township predominantly northwest of U.S. 30; and portions of Ross and St. John townships in Lake County. S4@in.gov

 

District 5: Ed Charbonneau, R. The district includes a portion of Center Township and all of Washington Township in Porter County and portions of Jasper, LaPorte, Starke, Pulaski, Marshall and St. Joseph counties. S5@in.gov

 

District 8: Jim Arnold, D-Michigan City, S8@in.gov

 

District 1: Frank Mrvan, S1@in.gov

 

District 2: Samuel Smith, Jr., D-East Chicago, S2@in.gov

 

District 3: Earline Rogers, D-Gary. S3@in.gov

 

District 6: Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake. S6@in.gov 

 

Indiana House

All 100 members of the Indiana House can be contacted by writing them at Indiana House of Representatives, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, Ind., 46204-2786. The legislative webpage is: www.in.gov/legislative

 

The telephone numbers are (800) 382-9842 or (317) 232-9600.

The state House members from this area and their e-mail addresses are as follows:

District 3: Charlie Brown, D-Gary. District 3 includes the following precincts in Duneland: Westchester 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14; Jackson 1, 2, and 3; and Pine 1 and 2. In Westchester Township, the district includes a portion north of U.S. 12 in Burns Harbor, north of Beam Street in Porter, and roughly northeast of North Calumet Road and north of Ryder Road in Chesterton; all of Pine, Jackson and Washington townships; and a portion of Calumet Township in Lake County. H3@in.gov

 

District 4: Ed Soliday, R-Valparaiso. District 4 includes the following precincts in Duneland: Westchester 3 and 15 and Liberty 3, 4 and 5. In Westchester Township, the district extends south of Beam Street in Porter and continues south into Chesterton south of Ryder Road and then south into Liberty Township, all between Meridian Road and 200E. The district also includes a portion of Portage Township south of U.S. 6 and north of 600N; portions of Center, Pleasant, Boone and Porter townships; all of Morgan Township; and portions in Lake and Jasper counties. E-mail: H4@in.gov

 

District 10: Chuck Moseley, D-Portage. District 10 includes the following precincts in Duneland: Westchester 4, 5, 10, 11, 16 and 17; Liberty 1 and 2. The district includes portions of Chesterton,  Porter, Burns Harbor and Liberty Township west of Meridian Road, south of Beam Street, south of U.S. 12, and north of U.S. 6; portions of Portage, Union and Center townships. H10@in.gov

 

District 1: Linda Lawson, D-Hammond. H1@in.gov

 

District 2: Earl Harris, D-East Chicago. H2@in.gov

 

District 9: Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City. H9@in.gov

 

District 11: Dan Stevenson, D-Highland. H11@in.gov

 

District 12: Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster. H12@in.gov

 

District 13: Chester Dobis, D-Merrillville. H13@in.gov

 

District 14: Vernon Smith, D-Gary. H14@in.gov

 

District 15: Donald Lehe, R-Brookston. H15@in.gov

 

District 17: Nancy Dembowski, D-Knox. H17@in.gov

 

District 19:  Rochelle VanDenburgh, D-Crown Point, H19@in.gov

 

District 20: Tom Dermody, R-LaPorte. H20@in.gov

 

U.S. Senate

Indiana Senator Richard Lugar (R), United States Senate, 306 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510-1401. Phone: (202) 224-4814. Indiana office: 1180 Market Tower Office Building, 10 W. Market St., Indianapolis, IN, 46204. (317) 226-5555. Valparaiso office: 175 W. Lincolnway, Suite G-1, Valparaiso, IN 46383. (219) 548-8035. Homepage: lugar.senate.gov

 

Indiana Senator Evan Bayh (D), United States Senate, 131 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20510-1401. Phone: (202) 224-5623. Northwest Indiana office: 5400 Federal Plaza, Suite 3200, Hammond, IN, 46320. Phone: (219) 852-2763.  Homepage: bayh.senate.gov

 

U.S. House

First District: Pete Visclosky (D). The district includes all of Porter County except Pine and Jackson townships and precincts 1 and 3 in Washington Township; and Lake, Jasper, Newton and Benton counties.

 Address: U.S. House of Representatives, Room 2256 Rayburn Office Building, Washington, D.C., 20515-1401. Northwest Indiana office: 7895 Broadway, Suite A, Merrillville, IN, 46410. Phone: (219) 795-1844. Toll-free: 1-888-423-PETE. Phone in Washington, D.C.: (202) 225-2461. Webpage: www.house.gov/visclosky

 

Second District: Joe Donnelly (D). The  district includes Pine and Jackson townships and precincts 1 and 3 in Washington Township in Porter County; all of LaPorte, St. Joseph, Starke, Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, Cass, and Carroll counties and part of White and Howard counties. Address: 1218 Longworth House Office Building (effective in December, the new address will be 1530 Longworth House Office Building), Washington, D.C., 20515.  Phone: (202) 225-3915. District Address: 207 W. Colfax,  South Bend, IN, 46601 Phone: (574) 288-2780. Webpage: www.house.gov/donnelly

 

 

Posted 11/21/2008