Indiana Government 101

Indiana General Assembly

In the General Assembly there are 50 senators and 100 representatives.

Currently, the House is controlled by Democrats (52 to 48), and the Senate is controlled by Republicans (33 to 17).

You can find out who is on key committees as well as lots of other helpful information here

Useful information about the General Assembly calendar can be found here

How to contact your legislators: http://www.in.gov/legislative/legislators/

How a bill becomes law: The Hoosier Environmental Coalition (HEC) has a nice diagram of this process on page 5 of the "How-To Guide to Effective Citizen Lobbying."