Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Mar 19, 2017 In The News
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The House Ethics Committee will meet for the first time in the 115th Congress next week and could make determinations on several complaints pending against lawmakers.

Mar 19, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS- The push-back from House Republicans was swift and highly anticipated Tuesday in wake of the Congressional Budget Office releasing its report on their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

“They’re not always right,” Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) said in an interview with FOX59 on Monday. “In fact, a lot of times they get it wrong.”

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Mar 16, 2017 In The News
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(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats was confirmed as the Director of National Intelligence on Wednesday afternoon.

The intelligence position was created in 2004 from fallout from the September 11, 2001 attacks and has become critical in helping prevent another terror attacks.

Coats replaces James Clapper, who retired at the end of the Obama administration.

Mar 16, 2017 In The News
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The Trump Administration’s proposed budget would eliminate funding to the Legal Services Corp., which provides grants to 134 legal aid organizations around the country including Indiana Legal Services Inc.

Mar 14, 2017 In The News
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The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Seema Verma of Indiana as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Mar 14, 2017 In The News
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Opiate use is on the rise in Indiana, and Boone County is no exception.

Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen began 2017 implementing a five-year plan, part of which focuses on education, prevention and enforcement to fight an epidemic on opioids including heroin and prescription drugs codeine, hydrocodone and oxycodone.

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Mar 13, 2017 In The News
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As March unfolds into spring and brings warmer weather, longer days, and the promise of new beginnings, we also celebrate Women’s History Month, an opportunity to renew our focus on women’s achievements and commemorate their invaluable contributions to American life.
Mar 12, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Indiana representatives Susan Brooks (R-District 5) and Dr. Larry Bucshon (R-District 8) were front and center for a 28-hour marathon Congressional hearing on legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare.

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Mar 10, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C.--Some Republican lawmakers from Indiana are giving their support to the repeal of ObamaCare and the American Health Care Reform Act, which may be the replacement for the Affordable Care Act.

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Mar 10, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Indiana’s GOP representatives are supporting the U.S. House Republican plan to replace the nation’s health care law.

The Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare, was signed by President Barack Obama in 2010 with most major provisions phased in by 2014. Since its passage, Republicans running for national office have sought to repeal and replace the legislation.

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