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.
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks offered the following statement today after voting for a full repeal of Obamacare:
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.
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.
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:
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.
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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.
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.
Congresswoman Brooks discusses what is next for the Select Committee on Benghazi with Greta Van Susteren.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.