Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Mar 16, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new recommendations for prescribing opioid medications for chronic pain, excluding cancer, palliative and end-of-life care. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

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Mar 7, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) today issued the following statement regarding the death of former First Lady Nancy Reagan:

Mar 3, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) this week launched the School Safety Caucus to focus on best practices for school safety and investments to help schools meet their unique safety needs.

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Mar 3, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded to a letter led by Brooks and 70 other members of Congress urging the agency to add Zika virus to the FDA Tropical Disease Priority Review Voucher (PRV) Program.

Feb 23, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s plan to shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison and move Guantanamo detainees to the United States:

Feb 12, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House passed H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, which protects businesses from unnecessary costs and regulatory burdens and clarifies aspects of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) menu labeling rule. Following passage, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

Feb 11, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 4470, the Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act, a bill that ensures the public will learn of excessive lead levels in drinking water by setting forth how and when states, EPA and drinking water utilities must communicate their findings. Following passage, Congresswoman Susan W.

Feb 9, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following Monday’s announcement by the Administration that an additional $1.8 billion in funding would be needed for an emergency fund to combat the Zika virus in the U.S. and abroad, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

Feb 5, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following Monday’s World Health Organization (WHO) meeting to address the growing threat of Zika virus in the Americas, 70 members of Congress, led by Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Commissioner Dr.

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Dec 7, 2016 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) praised the substantive 21st Century Cures Act for including bipartisan provisions that she helped author to strengthen national security in the event of a biological attack.

Dec 5, 2016 In The News
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Dec 5, 2016 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2992, the Merchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016, a bill introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Rep. Janice Hahn (D-CA).

Dec 4, 2016 In The News
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When Susan Brooks was the U.S. district attorney for southern Indiana in the early 2000s, she prosecuted an Indianapolis doctor for overprescribing the painkiller oxycodone and an Evansville resident for injecting his ex-wife with a fatal dose of the same drug.

Dec 4, 2016 In The News
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Madison County Triad will hold a pitch-in Christmas luncheon on December 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the theater area of Mounds Mall.

Those wanting to attend the luncheon should bring a dish or dessert. Triad will furnish the main dish. We will also have some door prizes, and Buddy and Joyce Patterson will provide Christmas music.

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Dec 2, 2016 In The News
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A $6 billion healthcare bill making its way through Congress could have significant effects on health, industry and research in the Hoosier State.

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Dec 2, 2016 In The News
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House Republicans' new committee leadership roster will slightly increase the number of women in chair positions.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News
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ANDERSON — Entering only her third term in the U.S. House, Rep. Susan Brooks is moving up the leadership ladder within the Republican Party majority.

Brooks, R-5th District, was named Thursday as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Ethics. She was also named as a member of the GOP Steering Committee that will assign Republicans to respective House committees for the next two years.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News
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Dec 1, 2016 In The News
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U.S. Rep Susan Brooks is well aware of how rare it is to be named a Blue Ribbon school.

So when a school in her congressional district achieves that honor, she likes to help celebrate. Carmel’s West Clay Elementary recently earned the distinction of National Blue Ribbon School for 2016, the first time it has earned the honor.

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