Steuerwald’s law firm presently represents the Hendricks County Board of Commissioners, the Hendricks County Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, Hendricks Regional Health, and the Hendricks County Solid Waste Management District.
In 1996, Steuerwald received the Hendricks County Outstanding Economic Development Award. He is also a registered mediator, receiving a Certificate of Recognition in Family Mediation Training through the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum.
He served as chairman of the Summer Study Commission charged with rewriting the Sex Offender Registry, and was a member of the Criminal Code Evaluation Commission rewriting Indiana’s Criminal Code for the first time since 1977.
Steuerwald also served on the Courts and Criminal Code Committee, Ethics Committee, Judiciary Committee, Financial Institutions Committee, and Labor Committee.
Among his other accomplishments while in office are:
n HB 1142 (Co-Authored) - Residency of Police officers, signed into law by Daniels;
n HB 1023 (Authored) – Payment of fee by landfill through solid waste district to Hendricks County of $80,000 per year;
n HB 1001 – Provides permanent property tax relief to homeowners. Single largest tax cut in the history of Indiana;
n HB 1141 (Authored) – Allow for Child Molestation to become a Class B felony to better protect our children;
n Passed a balance budget without raising taxes;
n Passed automatic taxpayer refund;
n Phased out the inheritance tax; and
n Passed funding for full day kindergarten.
Steueuwald may be contacted at the Statehouse by calling (800) 232-9841 or at his District office at 745-4485.
John E. (Sam) Follis II - D
John Follis is a candidate for the office of State Representative for District 40. John’s intent is to bring the voice of the people back into the legislative process. John understands the frustration so many feel when their voice seems to fall on deaf ears. As State Representative, John will meet with his constituents on a regular basis. John is available to discuss the issues that are important to the residents of the District. John believes in listening to the concerns of the people.