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State Senate District 22

A State Senator is one of 50 members of the Indiana Senate selected by voters in separate districts to make decisions on all types of laws not prohibited by the State Constitution and not in conflict with federal laws and powers. These districts are established by the party currently in control of the Indiana House and Senate and are approximately equal in size.To run for a seat in the Indiana Senate one must be a citizen of the United States, be at least 25 years of age upon taking office, reside in the state of Indiana for 2 years and live within their district for at least 1 year at the time of the election.A senator serves a four-year term, and one-half of the senate is elected every two years.The Senate has various committees that are charged with overseeing different areas of the state government and drafting legislation. These committees are bipartisan and contain between three and eleven members split between the parties according to their party s ratio in the Senate. Each committee chairperson is a member of the majority party.Term: 4 years

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    Ronnie J. Alting
    (Rep)

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Climate change is having a negative impact in Indiana. Using a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being strongly agree and 1 strongly disagree, how would you rate this statement? Explain your answer.

Since Indiana is one of seven states that still charges textbook fees for K-12 public school students, what steps will you take in the next legislative session to eliminate these fees?

Do you support the abortion ban in Indiana as written into law? Explain your response.

Would you introduce, support, or advocate for new Indiana legislation to reduce gun violence due to homicide, suicide, and accidental shootings?

What measures do you support to expand access to quality, affordable health care for residents who do not now have it?

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