Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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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Oct 24, 2016 News Releases

Attacks on our schools, from Columbine to Sandy Hook, have shocked communities, devastated families and exposed serious security gaps. Rather than stand idly by, it is our collective responsibility to secure our schools and prevent these kinds of horrific events that affect the hearts and minds of our young people and sear our national conscience.

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Oct 18, 2016 News Releases

Carmel, Ind. - Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement in response to new documents released under a Freedom of Information Act request related to the FBI investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server:

Sep 23, 2016 News Releases

Washington, DC – Last night, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) voted in favor of H.R. 5931, the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act, to make it clear that the Obama Administration violated longstanding U.S.

Sep 22, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. —On Thursday, Reps. Todd Young (IN-09), Susan Brooks (IN-05), and Larry Bucshon (IN-08) requested answers from Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson after an Inspector General report found as many as 1,811 individuals with deportation orders may have been erroneously granted citizenship.

Sep 22, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – In response to a pervasive lack of legal assistance for domestic violence survivors, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today introduced the bipartisan POWER Act, which would help connect victims with legal representation.

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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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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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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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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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Jan 18, 2017 In The News
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For the past four years, Republicans endured pointed barbs about how the only woman with a House committee gavel was presiding over the fittingly sexist-sounding “housekeeping committee,” the Hill’s nickname for the panel overseeing the Capitol’s internal operations.

Jan 17, 2017 In The News
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House Republicans might have ditched a plan to gut the Office of Congressional Ethics. But the future of Congress’ only outside ethics review board is far from guaranteed.