Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Feb 13, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address:

Feb 13, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks applauded the introduction of House Resolution 523, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives today. Brooks is an original co-sponsor of the legislation that seeks to repeal a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical innovation.

Feb 6, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting yes on House Resolution 444, commonly known as the Require a PLAN Act.

Feb 1, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, February 2. She is expected to discuss House GOP efforts to provide real solutions to our nation’s toughest fiscal challenges.

Jan 23, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting yes on House Resolution 325, commonly known as the “No Budget, No Pay Act.”  

Jan 8, 2013 News Releases
U.S. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) was named Chairwoman of the Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee just one day after being sworn in as a freshman Member of the 113th Congress.
Jan 3, 2013 Speech

When a Member of Congress is given time to formally express an opinion or make a statement on an issue before the House, they are said to have the 'floor' of the House, and their views are referred to as a 'Floor Speech'.

Jan 3, 2013 Editorial

Editorials historically came about as a means to let the average person know the opinions of the editors and publishers of newspapers and magazines.

Jan 3, 2013 News Releases

The First Session of the 113th Congress commences January 3rd, 2013.


Mar 21, 2014 In The News
Students encouraged to participate in Congressional Art Competition

The office of Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-Indiana) is now accepting entries for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. Once again, a student from Indiana’s 5th District will have his or her artwork displayed in a United States Capitol hallway visited by thousands of policy makers and tourists each year.

Mar 21, 2014 In The News
Congresswoman: Russian expansion dangerous

U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District, was in Grant County Thursday to tour Taylor University, share her political opinions with students and get feedback from people in her district.

Among the topics she discussed, Brooks said the House of Representatives has expressed anger about Russia annexing Crimea.

Feb 20, 2014 In The News
Brooks Gets Look at County Health

Riverview Hospital hosted Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks yesterday afternoon for a tour of the campus, a lunch meeting with the Hamilton County Health Department, and a meeting with the Hamilton County Health and Medical Coalition, where the congresswoman spoke.

Feb 14, 2014 In The News

Click here to read the Congresswoman's latest op-ed in the Indy Star.

Feb 10, 2014 In The News
Congress Considering 40-hour Work Week Bills

ANDERSON — As members of the Indiana congressional delegation fight to designate a change to what constitutes full-time employment, a local union believes it will increase the pay of part-time workers.

Feb 7, 2014 In The News
Local schools cut part-time worker hours to comply with health care law

ANDERSON — As Congress debates what's considered full-time work under the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, Madison County school officials have already moved to trim the hours of part-time employees.

Full-time school employees are generally eligible for health insurance.

Feb 3, 2014 In The News
Interview with Rep. Brooks on Republican address

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-5th District) is one of four House Republicans featured in this week’s GOP address, which was released Saturday.

She was live in the studio Saturday morning to talk about her part in the address, her focus on jobs, Indiana’s budget and what she hopes the address accomplishes.

Jan 24, 2014 In The News
Brooks: 2014 Key to a New Direction

ALEXANDRIA — The importance of the 2014 election cycle in determining the future direction of the country is being stressed by U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks.

Brooks, R-5th District, met with the Madison County Tea Party on Wednesday in Beulah Park’s auditorium to discuss a variety of issues.

Jan 21, 2014 In The News
Congresswoman Brooks to "connect" with residents in Westfield

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) will hold her first 2014 “Connect with your Congresswoman One-on-One” event from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Westfield Public Safety Building, 17535 Dartown Rd.

Jan 21, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks to speak about youth initiative

The Breakfast Optimist Club of Indianapolis will host U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-Carmel) at 7:45 a.m. Jan. 21 where she will speak about a youth initiative she is working on.

Being that the motto for Optimist International is ‘Bringing out the best in kids,’ her speech regarding children will be of upmost interest to the service club that has been serving kids for more 50 years.