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Scott D. Pelath

Scott D. Pelath (D)

Candidate for:
Indiana State House Of Representatives District 9

  • Married with two children.
  • First elected to represent Indiana House District 9 in 1998.
  • Born and raised in Michigan City.
  • Served as an aide to U.S. Rep. Tim Roemer from 1992 to 1997.
  • Served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve.
  • Member of the American Legion.
  • Scott works as a human resources director at the Swanson Center in Michigan City.

Recent Stories About Scott D. Pelath

February 18, 2016


House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath.

LGBT Rights Amendment Fails On House Floor 

The Democrats’ efforts to keep the LGBT debate alive took the form of an amendment on the House floor to a bill on workforce policies.

February 4, 2016


Scott Pelath

House Democrats: The LGBT Rights Debate Isn’t Over 

House Democrats are looking for ways to work the issue into another bill.

November 9, 2015


House Minority Leader Scott Pelath unveiled the House Democrats' road-funding proposal on Monday.

House Democrats Unveil Road Funding Proposal 

The House Democrats’ plan would divert sales tax revenues on gasoline and special fuels to road maintenance.

March 23, 2015


Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis

Senate Rules Committee To Hear Ethics Reform Bill 

Monday's hearing is the Senate's first chance to look at the proposal in depth.

January 15, 2015


Indiana Statehouse

Proposed Ethics Reform Would Provide Clearer Standards 

The legislation is aimed at providing more transparency in both the legislative and executive branches of state government.

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