The Congressional Art Competition is a nation-wide high school arts competition. Only one winner is selected from each Congressional District. The winning artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol Building for the duration of the exhibition. All students who live or attend high school in the Fifth District are eligible. Submissions are due on April 28, 2017, before 5:00 p.m.
The School Safety Act of 2017 would renew the Secure Our Schools program, which provides resources to local, state and tribal governments to meet schools’ individual security needs. The program has not be funded by Congress since 2010.
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), held a hearing examining fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that is 50 times more potent than heroin and 100 times more potent than morphine.
Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) introduced H.R. 1104, the Veterans To Enhance Studies Through (TEST) Accessibility Act. When she met with the Department of Indiana American Legion last fall, high rates of unemployment and underemployment among young veterans was a top concern. This bill makes it easier for veterans to use the opportunities that licensing, certification and national tests provide to advance and enhance their education, and to build a career.
This week's What I'm Hearing episode focuses on online privacy and the impact of S.J. Res 34. S.J. Res. 34, if signed into law by the President, has no net impact on your online privacy. S.J. Res 34 overturns a regulation finalized under the Obama Administration that was never implemented. Watch the episode to learn more!
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Washington, D.C. - Today, Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN), Val Demings (D-FL), Doug Collins (R-GA), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) introduced H.R.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) met with members of the Syria Civil Defense (SCD), also known as the White Helmets.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) participated in a President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis listening session for Members of Congress led by Governor Chris Christie at the White House. Brooks released the following statement after the meeting:
Fishers, Ind. - Today at the Fishers Municipal Complex, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) hosted her 6th Connecting Careers and Classrooms event for 50 local teachers, guidance counselors and school administrators.
WHAT: The Congressional Art Competition is a nation-wide high school arts competition that is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Only one winner is selected from each Congressional District. The winning artwork will hang in the U.S.
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INDIANAPOLIS – A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.