Washington, DC – Last night, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) voted in favor of H.R. 5931, the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act, to make it clear that the Obama Administration violated longstanding U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. —On Thursday, Reps. Todd Young (IN-09), Susan Brooks (IN-05), and Larry Bucshon (IN-08) requested answers from Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson after an Inspector General report found as many as 1,811 individuals with deportation orders may have been erroneously granted citizenship.
Washington, D.C. – In response to a pervasive lack of legal assistance for domestic violence survivors, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today introduced the bipartisan POWER Act, which would help connect victims with legal representation.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 5351, a bill introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN02) to prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of this legislation and released the following statement:
WASHINGTON — Reps. Luke Messer (IN-06), Todd Young (IN-09), Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Susan Brooks (IN-05), Larry Bucshon (IN-08) and Todd Rokita (IN-04) filed legislation today to assist veterans harmed by the recent closure of ITT Technical Institute.
Carmel, Ind. - Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement after one Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was shot and other officer was injured in the line of duty:
Washington, D.C. – Following the attacks on a Bastille Day celebration in Nice, France, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:
WASHINGTON— Last night, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 3299, a bill introduced by Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to incentivize investment in vaccines and treatments for dangerous and deadly diseases and pathogens identified as threats to our national security by the Department of Homeland Security.
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA05) and Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), both former prosecutors, introduced the Interstate Sextortion Prevention Act, legislation that makes online sexual extortion a federal crime. Sextortion is defined as the use of extortion and threats to coerce sexual activity.
WASHINGTON— Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement in response to the attacks on law enforcement officers in Dallas, Texas, last night:
As Congress weighs repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the home state of Vice President Mike Pence Tuesday sought to keep its conservative-style Medicaid expansion under the federal health the health law.
Indiana's Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb will submit a waiver to continue the state's conservative Medicaid expansion for an additional three years, according to Rep. Susan Brooks (R-Ind.). That's despite congressional Republicans' plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
It’s forcing millions of Americans and Hoosiers to make very tough choices.
ROSSLYN, Va.—Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 511, the Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act, and H.R. 518, the External Power Supply (EPS) Improvement Act of 2017, by voice votes. Both bills make changes to the Department of Energy (DOE) rulemaking for external power supplies, which was last changed by Congress in 2007.
WASHINGTON – Today, seven of Indiana’s U.S. representatives voted for H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. The pro-life representatives who voted to bar taxpayer funding of abortion were: Reps. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Jim Banks (IN-3), Todd Rokita (IN-2), Susan Brooks (IN-5), Luke Messer (IN-6), Larry Bucshon (IN-8) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9).
ANDERSON — Replacing the Affordable Care Act and tax reform could be the defining legislative action during the first year of the administration of President-elect Donald Trump, Rep. Susan Brooks said.
For the past four years, Republicans endured pointed barbs about how the only woman with a House committee gavel was presiding over the fittingly sexist-sounding “housekeeping committee,” the Hill’s nickname for the panel overseeing the Capitol’s internal operations.
ANDERSON — Nearly five decades after Martin Luther King Jr. told students in Cleveland, Ohio, to rise up and say “I am somebody,” a group of 5- and 6-year-olds stood in front of a packed house. The 12 children stood in the middle of the Paramount Theatre stage, faced the sea of adults in front of them and one-by-one, each announced their name followed by, “I am somebody.”
House Republicans might have ditched a plan to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics. But the future of Congress’ only outside ethics review board is far from guaranteed.
MARKLEVILLE — Griffin McCarty has always been a fan of politics.
He’s been to Washington, D.C., twice, the first time being when the now-18-year-old was in the eighth grade. He’s preparing for a third trip to the capital for a special occasion – the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.