Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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  • Congress Fights Zika Virus Threat

    This week, Congress acted to fight the threat of the Zika virus in the United States. Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) joined Speaker Ryan as he signed bipartisan legislation to accelerate the development of a treatment—and ultimately a cure—for the virus. Rep. Brooks introduced the House version of this legislation.
  • The power of a question.

    We need more women at all levels of government – but not just for parity’s sake. I believe Congress, and the country, work best when all voices are represented. I shared my thoughts on how we can encourage more women, especially young women, to consider serving in public office with The Hill.
  • Rep. Susan Brooks: U.S. needs incentives, leader to battle Zika, biological weapons

    Last week, Purdue University announced that it had made a breakthrough in determining the structure of Zika virus, a critical first step to developing a treatment or vaccine. I applaud their efforts, but the underlying problem isn’t this one disease. As a nation, we are underprepared to meet the challenges of a biological threat. I shared my views and some potential solutions with the Indianapolis Star.

Home Page Tabs

Jun 15, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a proposal to reform care and treatment options for people struggling with mental illness and their families.  Rep.

Jun 3, 2016 News Releases

Washington, DC – On Thursday, Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-5) sent a letter to House appropriators urging them to prioritize support for K-12 computer science education.

May 25, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Select Committee on Benghazi member Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement regarding the State Department Office of Inspector General’s Evaluation of Email Records Management:

May 19, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee examined H.R. 3299, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to streamline decision-making procedures and to incentivize investment in vaccines and treatments for dangerous and deadly diseases and pathogens.

May 17, 2016 News Releases

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Tuesday, three members of Indiana’s Congressional delegation were appointed to a special conference committee comprised of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate that will negotiate the final details of comprehensive legislation to curb opioid and heroin abuse.


In The News

May 20, 2016 In The News

The Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health held a hearing entitled “Examining H.R.

May 12, 2016 In The News

Two Indiana representatives' bills to fight opioid drug addiction have passed the House and are headed for the Senate.

May 11, 2016 In The News

Rep. Susan Brooks’ H.R. 4641 Will Update Policies on How Pain Medication is Prescribed


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