508 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Luke Messer is the Congressman for Indiana’s 6th Congressional District, a 19 county region of east-central and southeastern Indiana comprised of manufacturing and agricultural communities. Elected President of the Freshman Class by his peers, Messer serves on the House Committees on Budget, Foreign Affairs, and Education & the Workforce.
Congressman Messer is a 6th-generation Hoosier and national advocate for limited government, fiscal discipline, a strong national defense, and traditional values. Messer opposes bailouts, government takeovers and runaway federal spending.
Prior to his service in Congress, Luke Messer gained experience as a lawyer and former two-term State Representative working with Governor Daniels on budget issues as a Member of the Indiana House Ways & Means Committee. Messer is an accomplished education reformer: authoring nationally recognized high school drop-out reform legislation in the Indiana Statehouse and serving in the private sector as the President and CEO of the Hoosiers for Economic Growth Network & School Choice Indiana.
Raised by a single-mom who still works at a factory in Greensburg Indiana, Luke Messer was taught the value of hard work at an early age. He worked his way through school with jobs that included collecting garbage, mowing lawns, waiting tables, telemarketing and umpiring baseball games. Eventually, Messer graduated summa cum laude & Phi Beta Kappa from Wabash College. Luke earned his law degree at Vanderbilt University where he also served on the Law Review.
Luke and his wife Jennifer have two daughters, one son and three dogs. Luke has also served as an elder at his church and is the author of a children’s book about Indiana entitled “Hoosier Heart.”
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Had a great time at the Weyrich Lunch today! Thanks for having me http://t.co/lOM5GjSCtj
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the passing of Ernie Pyle, an extraordinary journalist and Hoosier who helped tell the stories of our nation's
So proud of my wife Jennifer who offered the prayer at the annual First Lady's Luncheon yesterday. This is her on the jumbotron!
Today, the house passed H.R. 1105, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015. The death tax has punished American families for pursuing the American Dream
Today I voted for and the House passed H.R. 709, the Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act of 2015. Here's why I voted for it:
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