Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Mar 9, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee concluded a markup of the American Health Care Act following nearly 28 hours of bipartisan debate. Rep.

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Mar 8, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a markup of portions of the American Health Care Act, a bill that repeals Obamacare and begins the process of rebuilding our healthcare markets. Rep.

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Mar 6, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee announced a full committee markup on Wednesday, March 8th, at 10:30 a.m. of one of the bills that begins the process of repealing Obamacare and rebuilding our healthcare system.

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Feb 27, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) is pleased to announce that her guest for President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress tomorrow is Elaine Bedel. Bedel, an entrepreneur who founded Indianapolis-based Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. in 1989, was recently appointed by Governor Eric J.

Feb 16, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) introduced H.R. 1121, the Pre-Existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017. Rep.

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Feb 16, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) introduced H.R. 1104, the Veterans To Enhance Studies Through (TEST) Accessibility Act. After completing their service, veterans are eligible for a limited number of months of GI Bill benefits, which reimburse them for educational expenses incurred.

Feb 1, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Susan Brooks released the following statement is support of President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch:

Jan 31, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb formally submitted the state’s application to the U.S.

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Jan 29, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C.  – Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement today on the President’s executive order on immigration:  

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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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Mar 10, 2017 In The News
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Over the last three years, the women of the Republican Main Street Partnership have traveled the country to have frank discussions about politics and policy with our female constituents.

Mar 10, 2017 In The News
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first woman being sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives. Jeannette Rankin, a Republican from Montana, was a powerful voice for women’s suffrage.

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Dec 1, 2015 Video

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor today in support of two joint resolutions to disapprove of new EPA regulations that will result in lost jobs, lost economic growth, and higher utility costs for both individuals and businesses.

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Nov 17, 2015 Video
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.
Nov 16, 2015 Video
S. 599, the Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act, companion legislation to H.R. 3681, a bill I introduced this year passed the House on November 16, 2015.
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