B. Patrick Bauer

B. Patrick Bauer DEMDemocrat

American politician

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B. Patrick BauerDEMDemocrat American politician
78
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51
Years of Experience
INResidence (state)

B. Patrick Bauer is an American politician who served as Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives from 2003 to 2005 and 2007 to 2011. A Democratic member of the Indiana House of Representatives, he has represented the 6th House District since 1970. His district consists primarily of the city of South Bend in St. Joseph County in northern Indiana. On January 28, 2020, Bauer announced that he would not be running for reelection.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Indiana University
MS Science
1968
University of Notre Dame
BA
1966
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Representative
Indiana State House of Representatives
1970 - 2021
Minority Leader
Indiana State House of Representatives
2012
Former Member
Public Health Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Vice President
External Partnerships, Ivy Tech Community College
Current
Former Assistant to the Superintendent for Special Programs
South Bend Community School Corporation
Former Dean of External Affairs
Ivy Tech Community College
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Former Member
Commission on State Tax and Financing Policy
Former Member
Indiana State Teachers Association
Former Member
American Federation of Teachers
Member
Advisory Board, Urban Enterprise Association of South Bend, Incorporated
Member
Advisory Board, Indiana University, South Bend
Former Chair
Ways & Means Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Member
Insurance Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Member
Environmental Affairs Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Member
State Budget Committee
Former Ranking Minority Member
Judiciary Committee, Indiana State House of Representatives
Former Ranking Minority Member
Committee on Joint Rules, Indiana State House of Representatives