State Senator Mike Crider (R-Greenfield) today filed the necessary paperwork to seek another term in the Indiana State Senate representing District 28, which is composed of Hancock County and portions of Shelby and Marion counties.
“Serving Hoosiers in District 28 at the Statehouse has been the honor of a lifetime, and I sincerely hope to continue for another term,” Crider said. “I’m truly grateful for this opportunity and the trust that has been placed in me and proud of what we have been able to accomplish over the last eight years. This session I’m working on a variety of legislation including bills regarding human trafficking and mental health.”
First elected to the State Senate in 2012, Crider serves as Majority Whip and chairs the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Transportation. In addition, he serves on the following Senate Committees: Veterans Affairs & the Military (ranking member), Appropriations, Health & Provider Services, and Rules & Legislative Procedure.
In addition, Crider serves on the Council of State Governments Transportation and Infrastructure Public Policy Committee, the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee of the Council of State Governments and the Committee on Natural Resources and Infrastructure of the National Conference of State Legislatures.
A graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and the FBI National Academy, Crider previously served as Director of Law Enforcement for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
He and his wife Sherri, a nurse, have two children and six grandchildren. They reside in Greenfield.