Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 21, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) managed debate on the House Floor today for House Resolution 1334 – the Helping Heroes Fly Act – which requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to ensure expedited screening for our nation’s wounded warriors. The Congresswoman is a cosponsor of the bill and member of the House Committee on Homeland Security.

May 17, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks offered the following statement today after voting for a full repeal of Obamacare:

May 15, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) spoke on the House Floor today in favor of repealing Obamacare: 

“Mr. Speaker: I rise today in strong support of HR 45, the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Obamacare is bad for the young and for the elderly.

May 13, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) celebrated the accomplishments of 5th District educators and students during visits to three local schools on Monday. The Congresswoman held a question and answer session with students, toured classrooms and presented two Congressional Records honoring recent academic success stories.

May 10, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks issued the following statement today after being notified of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) decision to issue disaster assistance to flood victims in several Indiana counties:

May 10, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) led a bipartisan letter from Indiana’s Congressional Delegation in support of Governor Mike Pence’s request for Small Business Administration disaster assistance. The funds aim to help communities damaged by last month’s severe storms and flooding.

May 2, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks joined Senator Dan Coats, Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann and Major General R. Martin Umbarger at a Military Commanders Roundtable on Wednesday, May 1. This was the first meeting between members of Indiana’s congressional delegation and all of Indiana’s military commanders in the last decade.

May 2, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks spent the day in Anderson on Tuesday, April 29 meeting with local residents and touring one of the city’s largest employers.


Mar 12, 2015 In The News
What's next for Benghazi committee?

Congresswoman Brooks discusses what is next for the Select Committee on Benghazi with Greta Van Susteren. 

Mar 2, 2015 In The News
Brooks votes to fund Homeland Security

ANDERSON – Rep. Susan Brooks voted with the majority in the U.S. House to continue funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for a week.

Mar 2, 2015 In The News
Ceremony honors Anderson vet

ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) – A special ceremony took place in Anderson Saturday to wrap up Black History Month.

The Montford Point Marines were the nation’s first African Americans to serve as Marines during World War II, and Allen Harrington of Anderson was one of them.

Mar 2, 2015 In The News
'Trailblazing' Anderson Marine is honored

ANDERSON — Standing next to dozens of family members, Darlene Harrington opened a box containing a replica of a Montford Point Marine medal and carefully looked at its etchings. 

“This is such an honor,” she said.

Mar 2, 2015 In The News
Editorial: Marine's service reflects proud commitment

Younger Americans today are often surprised when they hear that, prior to World War II, African-Americans struggled to be integrated into the U.S. military. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued an executive order to erase discrimination in hiring practices in the Armed Forces.

Feb 5, 2015 In The News

Indiana recently received approval for its HIP 2.0 proposal. See below for important HIP 2.0 information and a statement from Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks.

HIP 2.0 web site:

HIP 2.0 contact info: 1-877-GET-HIP-9 

Expanded HIP 2.0 info: click here.

Feb 3, 2015 In The News
House passes bills to promote social media, interconnectedness at DHS

The House on Monday passed legislation to enhance social media and internal communications practices at the Department of Homeland Security.

One measure, H.R. 623, passed 328-51, would authorize an existing working group overseen by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide guidance on the use of social media during and after terror attacks or other emergencies.

Jan 29, 2015 In The News
Pence begins rolling out Medicaid alternative after Feds' approval


Jan 8, 2015 In The News
Congressional Republicans Take Another Swing At Obamacare

Taking a swing at President Obama's biggest policy achievement, the Affordable Care Act, is at the top of the agenda for the new Republican Congressional majority.

Dec 22, 2014 In The News
Mental-Health Funding Could Get Boost in State's Budget

In 2012, Indiana cut more than $24 million, or 9 percent, from its mental health budget, according to a report published by the National Alliance on Mental Health.

It was the second biggest state cut to mental health funding in the country, next to Illinois.