Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jul 6, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the House passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a proposal to reform care and treatment options for people struggling with mental illness and their families.  Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), a cosponsor of H.R. 2646, issued the following statement after passage:

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Jun 28, 2016 News Releases

81 New Witnesses, 75,000 New Pages of Documents Reveal Significant New Information, Fundamentally Changes the Public’s Understanding of the 2012 Terrorist Attacks that Killed Four Americans”

Jun 15, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a proposal to reform care and treatment options for people struggling with mental illness and their families.  Rep.

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Jun 3, 2016 News Releases

Washington, DC – On Thursday, Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-5) sent a letter to House appropriators urging them to prioritize support for K-12 computer science education.

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May 25, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Select Committee on Benghazi member Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement regarding the State Department Office of Inspector General’s Evaluation of Email Records Management:

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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Jan 10, 2017 In The News
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House Energy & Commerce Committee chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) has named the new Republican members of the Communications Subcommittee. The committee has jurisdiction over the FCC and communications issues, though it shares some oversight with Judiciary.

Jan 6, 2017 In The News
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House Republicans did something significant this week that didn’t gain much notice in the press: Rep. Diane Black was named interim Budget Committee chair.

Jan 5, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District, applauded the removal of proposed reforms to the Office of Congressional Ethics.

The House Republican Conference met Monday night at a closed door meeting and voted 119-74 to approve a package of reforms to the OCE. Following a tweet from President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday that criticized the approval, the HRC reversed the decision.

Jan 1, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS - What will the new year bring, with a new Republican administration and new Congress in Washington?

In the video above, we talk with Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) about several of the big issues Congress will be facing in 2017, including the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Dec 18, 2016 In The News
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Topics from this week's episode of Indianapolis This Week include: The future of the Affordable Care Act, a chat with Susan Brooks and Andre Carson, the legacy of Greg Zoller as attorney general.

Dec 18, 2016 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks, who next month will be starting her third term in the U.S. House representing the 5th District of Indiana, has been elected to another leadership position.

Dec 18, 2016 In The News
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Concerns about Russian interference during the 2016 campaign are mounting, as lawmakers discuss the potential for a Congressional investigation.

Two Republicans and two Democrats called for an investigation into American intelligence agencies’ conclusion that Russian hacking was intended to help President-elect Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton.

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.