INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Earline Rogers (D-Gary) has been appointed to serve as the ranking Democrat of two Senate standing committees for the first session of the 119th General Assembly: Education and Career Development; and Family and Children Services.

Sen. Rogers has also been appointed to four additional Senate standing committees: Appropriations; Homeland Security and Transportation; Pensions and Labor; and Veterans Affairs and the Military.

Sen. Rogers represents Indiana Senate District 3 which encompasses portions of Lake County. District 3 communities include Gary, Lake Station, New Chicago, Hobart, Ainsworth, Merrillville and Crown Point. For more information on Sen. Rogers, her legislative agenda or other State Senate business call 1-800-382-9467 or visit