INDIANAPOLIS- State Senator Lonnie M. Randolph (D- East Chicago) has been appointed to serve as the ranking Democrat of the Judiciary standing committee for the first session of the 119th General Assembly.

Sen. Randolph has also been appointed to six additional Senate standing committees: Agriculture; Commerce and Technology; Natural Resources; Public Policy; Tax and Fiscal Policy; and Utilities.

Sen. Randolph represents Indiana Senate District 2 which encompasses portions of Lake County, including the communities of East Chicago, Whiting, and portions of Gary, Griffith, Hammond, Hobart and Merrillville.For more information on Sen. Randolph, his legislative agenda or other State Senate business call 1-800-382-9467 or visit