INDIANAPOLIS – Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) has been appointed to serve as ranking Democrat of the Senate Education and Career Development committee and the Natural Resources committee for the first session of the 120th General Assembly.

Sen. Melton has also been appointed to five additional Senate standing committees: Agriculture, Homeland Security and Transportation, Insurance and Financial Institutions, Pensions and Labor, and Veteran Affairs and The Military.

“I am looking forward to hearing from hardworking Hoosiers across the state testify about the issues that matter to them most,” Sen. Melton said. “I am eager to start working with my colleagues to make sure the legislation we pass is what is best for the people of Indiana.”