Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor on November 17, 2015, about the need for the United States to redouble its efforts, take the leadership role that the world demands of us, and develop a strategy that will not just degrade, but ultimately destroy the ISIS network.
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks is looking for motivated students in grades 8-12 from Indiana’s 5th Congressional District who have a strong interest in public service, policy and legislation to become part of her Youth Advisory Group. If you or someone you know is interested in being a part of the group, follow the link below.
Legislation introduced by Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) and Congressman Joseph Kennedy (D-MA7) to improve education, awareness and enforcement programs and address the growing heroin and drug abuse epidemic in the United States was reviewed in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health in October.
The House of Representatives passed a proposal to give people access to short-term, direct care in psychiatric hospitals when they need it, removing the burden of care from the emergency departments of general hospitals in our communities. This will prevent senseless tragedies; improve continuity of care for patients struggling with mental illness, and save taxpayer dollars.
Congresswoman Brooks has hosted four Connecting Careers and Classrooms events for Fifth District educators since being elected to Congress. Previous events have focused on careers in agribusiness, technology, life sciences, and healthcare. Each event brings local teachers, guidance counselors, school administrators, and employers together to discuss ways to prepare young Hoosiers for the jobs of the 21st century.
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Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) will visit Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC) School to recognize OLMC School on being named a National Blue Ribbon School.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act of 2015.
NOBLESVILLE, Ind.— Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) is hosting Connecting Careers and Classrooms: Health Care at Riverview Hospital with educators and health care employers from the fifth district to discuss ways to prepare young Hoosiers for the jobs of the 21st century.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today the House of Representatives passed S. 599, the Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) introduced H.R. 3681, companion legislation in the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced the creation of a Medicaid Task Force to strengthen and sustain the critical program for the nation’s most vulnerable citizens. Upton announced that Health Subcommittee Vice Chairman Brett Guthrie (R-KY) will chair the Republican task force.
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This week Congress passed and will send to the President bipartisan legislation to improve access to emergency psychiatric care for adult Medicaid beneficiaries.