The Indiana General Assembly convenes on Monday and is scheduled to meet until April 29.
Republicans hold the majority in both the House and Senate. The GOP controls 69 out of 100 seats in the House and 37 of 50 seats in the Senate.
Legislative leaders for the 2013 session are:
- House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis
- House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City
- Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne
- Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane, D-Anderson
Contact your lawmakers
Lawmakers can be contacted at the Statehouse in several ways:
BY MAIL -- Lawmaker's name, chamber, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
BY TELEPHONE -- State representatives: (800) 382-9842; State senators: (800) 382-9467
BY E-MAIL -- Select the lawmaker you wish to contact at www.in.gov/cgi-bin/legislative/contact/contact.pl and enter your message in the boxes.
Contact the governor, lieutenant governor
Republican Gov.-elect Mike Pence and Lt. Gov.-elect Sue Ellspermann will take office on Jan. 14, replacing Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels and Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman.
They can be contacted several ways:
BY MAIL -- 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
BY TELEPHONE -- Governor's office: (317) 232-4567; Lt. Governor's office: (317) 232-4545
BY EMAIL -- Use the web form at www.in.gov/gov/2631.htm