Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jan 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Following the nomination of Indiana’s former U.S. Senator Dan Coats to serve as Director of National Intelligence, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

Jan 3, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Republican Conference removed an amendment to the House Rules that makes some reforms to the manner in which the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) conducts its work. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), incoming Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement in response. 

Jan 3, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House Republican Conference adopted an amendment to the House Rules that makes some reforms to the manner in which the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) conducts its work. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), incoming Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement. 

Dec 13, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) have been elected by the women of the House as Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues for the 115th Congress. Congresswomen Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) will serve as Co-Vice Chairs.

Dec 1, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) was selected as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Ethics. The Committee is the bipartisan supervising ethics office for the House of Representatives.

Nov 30, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House 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-IN05) and Rep. Janice Hahn (D-CA44).

Nov 30, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) was selected by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI01) to serve as the Speaker’s sole designee on the Republican Conference Steering Committee in the House of Representatives.

Nov 29, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C.  – Today, President-elect Donald Trump nominated Hoosier Seema Verma to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:

Nov 3, 2016 News Releases

House Energy and Commerce Committee members Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) today asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for information about how the agency is working to address potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices. 

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Feb 11, 2017 In The News
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There are many reasons to applaud the early days of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s tenure. It’s clear he is focused on the things Hoosiers need, including job development, creating a ready workforce for the jobs we have and hope to attract, and our significant infrastructure needs.

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Feb 8, 2017 In The News
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My first Women4Change meeting was last night at St. Luke's . There were about 1,500 people there and reservations filled up over a month ago. They looked into getting an alternate place to take in overflow, but logistics proved difficult, so did not. They stressed several times that it was bipartisan, but my guess is at least 90 percent were liberal, probably more.

Feb 4, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — Rep. Susan Brooks said nothing that President Donald Trump has done in his first two weeks in office has been a surprise.

Brooks, a Republican who represents Indiana's 5th District, was at the Anderson Impact Center on Saturday for one of her regular “Connect with Your Congresswoman” event.

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Feb 2, 2017 In The News
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A House subcommittee took a closer look Thursday at a group of bills that are designed to incrementally replace elements of the Affordable Care Act as Republican leaders gear up to repeal the healthcare law.

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Feb 1, 2017 In The News
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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.

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Feb 1, 2017 In The News
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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.

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Jan 29, 2017 In The News
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Eight in 10 Americans believe we should significantly change or repeal Obamacare.

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It’s forcing millions of Americans and Hoosiers to make very tough choices.

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Jan 25, 2017 In The News
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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.

Jan 25, 2017 In The News
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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).

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Jan 19, 2017 In The News
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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.

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Dec 1, 2015 Video

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor today in support of two joint resolutions to disapprove of new EPA regulations that will result in lost jobs, lost economic growth, and higher utility costs for both individuals and businesses.

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Nov 17, 2015 Video
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor on November 17, 2015, about the need for the United States to redouble its efforts, take the leadership role that the world demands of us, and develop a strategy that will not just degrade, but ultimately destroy the ISIS network.
Nov 16, 2015 Video
S. 599, the Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act, companion legislation to H.R. 3681, a bill I introduced this year passed the House on November 16, 2015.
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