(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.
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.
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.
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.
Discussion focused on medical school’s recent, ongoing efforts on best prescriber practices, pain management, substance abuse, and addiction treatment
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement this morning after the attacks in Brussels, Belgium:
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:
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.
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: