Congressman Luke Messer

Representing the 6th District of Indiana

Press Kit

headshotQUICK FACTS:
  • Elected 2012
  • Elected to serve as the Chair of the House Republican Policy Committee for the 114th and 115th Congress
  • Elected by peers to serve as Freshman Class President
  • Serves on the House Financial Services Committee and the Committee on Education and the Workforce
  • Founded the Congressional School Choice Caucus
  • Education reformer who is nationally recognized for school drop-out reform in Indiana
  • Former President and CEO of School Choice Indiana
  • Former President and CEO of Hoosiers for Economic Growth Network
  • Advocate for school choice, fiscal discipline and strong national defense
  • National television interviews of note include Fox and Friends (FOX), The Daily Rundown (MSNBC), Hardball (MSNBC), News Hour (PBS), Washington Journal (C-SPAN), Your World with Neil Cavuto (FOX), State of the Union (CNN), Crossfire (CNN),  Wolf Blitzer Reports (CNN)
  • Published Op-Eds of note “The budget road less traveled”—Washington Times; “President Obama should let the people decide how much they want to save”—Forbes; “Repeal the medical device tax”—Washington Post; “US leadership needed to disarm Iran”—Jerusalem Post
  • Graduated summa cum laude from Wabash College; earned his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt
  • Raised by a single mother who continues to work in a factory in Greensburg, Indiana
  • Married to Jennifer Messer
  • Father of three children: Emma, Ava and Hudson

For additional information, please contact my Communications Director, Molly Gillaspie