I'm starting a new video series called 'What I'm Hearing" where I answer some common questions or concerns that I'm hearing from you. This week's episode focuses on the budget reconciliation package considered by Congress, and our plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and rebuild our health care system. I hope you'll watch this week's episode, and tune in next week for another installment of #WhatImHearing.
I'm looking forward to making progress on the people's priorities, including repealing and replacing Obamacare, continuing to address the heroin and opioid epidemic, reforming our outdated tax system, getting rid of burdensome regulations, helping people get out of poverty, and returning to our Constitutional principals. I talked about some of these priorities with RTV6 in Indianapolis.
Many of us have watched a friend or loved one struggle with cancer, only to be told that there was little hope of a cure. 21st Century Cures provides patients and families with hope for a future and ensures that the United States will stay on the cutting edge of medical innovation. In addition, it reforms our mental health care system, provides resources to address heroin and opioid abuse, and strengthens our national biodefense.
Carmel’s West Clay Elementary recently earned the distinction of National Blue Ribbon School for 2016, the first time it has earned the honor. It was one of only 329 schools to earn the honor, and I was on hand to help celebrate.
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (WV) and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (IN-5) appeared before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society to talk about how the agenda of the 115th Congress is shaping up.
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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget Resolution (S. Con. Res. 3) by a vote of 227 to 198. Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of the resolution and released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Following the inauguration of Governor Eric Holcomb to serve as Governor of the State of Indiana, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Following the nomination of Indiana’s former U.S. Senator Dan Coats to serve as Director of National Intelligence, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Republican Conference removed an amendment to the House Rules that makes some reforms to the manner in which the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) conducts its work. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), incoming Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement in response.
Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House Republican Conference adopted an amendment to the House Rules that makes some reforms to the manner in which the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) conducts its work. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), incoming Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement.
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House Republicans did something significant this week that didn’t gain much notice in the press: Rep. Diane Black was named interim Budget Committee chair.
U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District, applauded the removal of proposed reforms to the Office of Congressional Ethics.
WASHINGTON — Indiana Rep.