Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 17, 2016 News Releases

(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.

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May 12, 2016 News Releases

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.

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Apr 28, 2016 News Releases

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.

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Apr 15, 2016 News Releases

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.

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Apr 11, 2016 News Releases

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.

Mar 22, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement this morning after the attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

Mar 22, 2016 News Releases

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:

Mar 17, 2016 News Releases

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.

Mar 16, 2016 News Releases

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:

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Dec 9, 2016 In The News
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The potential departure of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers from Congress creates an opening in Republican House leadership that’s already drawing interest from a number of ambitious members looking for a promotion within the GOP caucus.

Dec 8, 2016 In The News
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The Alliance for Biosecurity commended the U.S. Senate’s passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, which contains provisions to promote innovation and efficiency in the development of new medical countermeasures.

Dec 7, 2016 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) praised the substantive 21st Century Cures Act for including bipartisan provisions that she helped author to strengthen national security in the event of a biological attack.

Dec 5, 2016 In The News
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Dec 5, 2016 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives 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-IN) and Rep. Janice Hahn (D-CA).

Dec 4, 2016 In The News
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Madison County Triad will hold a pitch-in Christmas luncheon on December 15 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the theater area of Mounds Mall.

Those wanting to attend the luncheon should bring a dish or dessert. Triad will furnish the main dish. We will also have some door prizes, and Buddy and Joyce Patterson will provide Christmas music.

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Dec 4, 2016 In The News
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When Susan Brooks was the U.S. district attorney for southern Indiana in the early 2000s, she prosecuted an Indianapolis doctor for overprescribing the painkiller oxycodone and an Evansville resident for injecting his ex-wife with a fatal dose of the same drug.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News
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House Republicans' new committee leadership roster will slightly increase the number of women in chair positions.

Dec 2, 2016 In The News
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Capito & Brooks Discuss the Results of the Election and the Agenda for Next Year
 
Dec 2, 2016 In The News
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A $6 billion healthcare bill making its way through Congress could have significant effects on health, industry and research in the Hoosier State.

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