Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 19, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee examined H.R. 3299, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to streamline decision-making procedures and to incentivize investment in vaccines and treatments for dangerous and deadly diseases and pathogens.

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May 17, 2016 News Releases

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Tuesday, three members of Indiana’s Congressional delegation were appointed to a special conference committee comprised of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate that will negotiate the final details of comprehensive legislation to curb opioid and heroin abuse.

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May 12, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House overwhelmingly passed H.R. 4641, legislation introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), by a vote of 412 - 4.

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Apr 28, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed legislation introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), H.R. 4641, to establish a task force comprised of patients, medical providers, hospitals, state medical boards, pain advocacy groups and federal agencies involved.

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Apr 15, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) signed companion legislation, S. 2512, to a proposal introduced earlier this year by Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Susan Brooks (IN-05), H.R. 4400.

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Apr 11, 2016 News Releases

FISHERS, Ind.— Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) hosted a biodefense tabletop exercise simulating an European smallpox outbreak and exploring the implications of the outbreak on stateside response activities in Indiana.

Mar 22, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement this morning after the attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

Mar 22, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following the death of former Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) Chief Brian Sanford, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) praised his dedicated service:

Mar 17, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced H. Res. 647, a resolution in honor and recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout Gold Award. The Gold Award is the highest award in Girl Scouts and has stood for excellence and leadership for girls everywhere since 1916.

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Dec 15, 2016 In The News
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Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues

The Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues elected its leadership for the 115th Congress. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Lois Frankel (D-FL) will serve as co-chairs; Reps. Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) will serve as the vice chairs.

Dec 14, 2016 In The News
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Susan Brooks, ’85, has been selected to co-chair the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. The bipartisan group was created in 1977 and continues to discuss and promote issues of importance to women.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks was selected as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Ethics. The committee is the bipartisan supervising ethics office for the House of Representatives. Brooks also was selected by Speaker Paul Ryan to serve as the speaker’s sole designee on the Republican Conference Steering Committee in the House of Representatives.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Two of Indiana's Representatives in the U.S. House are backing an investigation of Russian meddling in the presidential election.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) visited Westfield High School to participate in an Hour of Code event during Computer Science Education Week. 

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS – A last-minute sales pitch Tuesday brought together Rep. Andre Carson (D-Ind.) and federal health officials to tout the Affordable Care Act and encourage Hoosiers to sign up before the Dec. 15 deadline to guarantee coverage on Jan. 1.

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Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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WASHINGTON —   The women of the U.S. House have chosen Rep. Susan Brooks to co-chair a congressional caucus on women’s issues.

The Carmel Republican has represented Indiana's 5th District since 2013.

Dec 9, 2016 In The News

The House passed 21st Century Cures. check-mark

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Dec 9, 2016 In The News
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The potential departure of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers from Congress creates an opening in Republican House leadership that’s already drawing interest from a number of ambitious members looking for a promotion within the GOP caucus.

Dec 8, 2016 In The News
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The Alliance for Biosecurity commended the U.S. Senate’s passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, which contains provisions to promote innovation and efficiency in the development of new medical countermeasures.