Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jul 14, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Last night, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 3299, a bill introduced by Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to incentivize investment in vaccines and treatments for dangerous and deadly diseases and pathogens identified as threats to our national security by the Department of Homeland Security.

Jul 13, 2016 News Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA05) and Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), both former prosecutors, introduced the Interstate Sextortion Prevention Act, legislation that makes online sexual extortion a federal crime. Sextortion is defined as the use of extortion and threats to coerce sexual activity.

Jul 8, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement in response to the attacks on law enforcement officers in Dallas, Texas, last night:  

Jul 6, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the House passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a proposal to reform care and treatment options for people struggling with mental illness and their families.  Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), a cosponsor of H.R. 2646, issued the following statement after passage:

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Jun 28, 2016 News Releases

81 New Witnesses, 75,000 New Pages of Documents Reveal Significant New Information, Fundamentally Changes the Public’s Understanding of the 2012 Terrorist Attacks that Killed Four Americans”

Jun 15, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a proposal to reform care and treatment options for people struggling with mental illness and their families.  Rep.

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Jun 3, 2016 News Releases

Washington, DC – On Thursday, Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-5) sent a letter to House appropriators urging them to prioritize support for K-12 computer science education.

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May 25, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Select Committee on Benghazi member Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement regarding the State Department Office of Inspector General’s Evaluation of Email Records Management:

May 19, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee examined H.R. 3299, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to streamline decision-making procedures and to incentivize investment in vaccines and treatments for dangerous and deadly diseases and pathogens.

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Dec 18, 2016 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks, who next month will be starting her third term in the U.S. House representing the 5th District of Indiana, has been elected to another leadership position.

Dec 18, 2016 In The News
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Concerns about Russian interference during the 2016 campaign are mounting, as lawmakers discuss the potential for a Congressional investigation.

Two Republicans and two Democrats called for an investigation into American intelligence agencies’ conclusion that Russian hacking was intended to help President-elect Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton.

Dec 15, 2016 In The News
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Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues

The Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues elected its leadership for the 115th Congress. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Lois Frankel (D-FL) will serve as co-chairs; Reps. Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) will serve as the vice chairs.

Dec 14, 2016 In The News
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Susan Brooks, ’85, has been selected to co-chair the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. The bipartisan group was created in 1977 and continues to discuss and promote issues of importance to women.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks was selected as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Ethics. The committee is the bipartisan supervising ethics office for the House of Representatives. Brooks also was selected by Speaker Paul Ryan to serve as the speaker’s sole designee on the Republican Conference Steering Committee in the House of Representatives.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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WASHINGTON —   The women of the U.S. House have chosen Rep. Susan Brooks to co-chair a congressional caucus on women’s issues.

The Carmel Republican has represented Indiana's 5th District since 2013.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS – A last-minute sales pitch Tuesday brought together Rep. Andre Carson (D-Ind.) and federal health officials to tout the Affordable Care Act and encourage Hoosiers to sign up before the Dec. 15 deadline to guarantee coverage on Jan. 1.

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Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) visited Westfield High School to participate in an Hour of Code event during Computer Science Education Week. 

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Two of Indiana's Representatives in the U.S. House are backing an investigation of Russian meddling in the presidential election.

Dec 9, 2016 In The News

The House passed 21st Century Cures. check-mark

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