Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Dec 10, 2015 News Releases
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) was elected to serve as an at-large member of the Republican Conference Steering Committee in the House of Representatives. The Steering Committee is responsible for making committee assignments for Republican members of the House. Brooks was the only woman running for one of six at-large seats on the committee and earned the most votes in the election today.
Dec 8, 2015 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House passed H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act by a vote of 407 – 19.

Dec 7, 2015 News Releases
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA1) today introduced a resolution, H. Res. 554, supporting the goals and ideals of Computer Science Education Week. Computer Science Week is celebrated December 7-13, 2015.
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Dec 3, 2015 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House passed the Conference Report on the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act a bipartisan, bicameral proposal that provide funding for surface transportation programs for five years. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:

Dec 2, 2015 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House passed the conference report on S. 1177, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a bipartisan, bicameral proposal that replaces No Child Left Behind policies. This legislation passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 359 to 64.

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Dec 1, 2015 News Releases
As Congress continues to debate comprehensive justice reform, Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA4) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN5) today launched the Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus which will focus on expanding access to legal representation for low-income families.
Nov 23, 2015 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) will visit Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC) School to recognize OLMC School on being named a National Blue Ribbon School.

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Nov 19, 2015 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor  of H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act of 2015.

Nov 18, 2015 News Releases

NOBLESVILLE, Ind.— Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) is hosting Connecting Careers and Classrooms: Health Care at Riverview Hospital with educators and health care employers from the fifth district to discuss ways to prepare young Hoosiers for the jobs of the 21st century.

Nov 16, 2015 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today the House of Representatives passed S. 599, the Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) introduced H.R. 3681, companion legislation in the House of Representatives.

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Oct 28, 2016 In The News
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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 25, 2016 In The News
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Indiana schools and police are looking for ways to make your child's school more secure.

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Oct 25, 2016 In The News
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FISHERS, Ind. -- Keeping your kids safe at school is a vital need, but it comes at a cost that can be difficult for districts to afford.

Leaders from law enforcement agencies, school districts and private companies met for a roundtable discussion on school safety at Hamilton Southeastern Schools on Tuesday.

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Oct 25, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Two lawmakers from Indiana will talk with school leaders from around the state about ways to make schools safer.

Congresswoman Susan Brooks and Congressman Luke Messer are holding a roundtable talk Tuesday with administrators, superintendents, law enforcement officers, and the State Homeland Security Department.

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Oct 23, 2016 In The News

Fort Hood, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; San Bernadino, California; Orlando, Florida; St. Cloud, Minnesota; Seaside Park, New Jersey; Chelsea, New York. Acts of terror are becoming more frequent and more deadly in our country and our world, and radical Jihadist groups are operating in more countries than ever before.

Oct 17, 2016 In The News
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Congresswoman Susan Brooks cooed at babies, sat among toddlers during snack time, and watched pre-kindergarteners build a racetrack last week as she toured the YMCA Child Care Development Center.

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Oct 14, 2016 In The News
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AG Zoeller, Rx Task Force host two-day conference to focus on reducing
opioid abuse, providing treatment in Indiana communities

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Oct 14, 2016 In The News
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More than 900 people are in Indianapolis for a symposium on the country’s opioid crisis. It’s a two-day event, and much of Thursday’s focus was on altering how drugs are prescribed.

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Oct 12, 2016 In The News
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Five Indiana legislators and an Indiana congresswoman participated in a Zionsville Chamber of Commerce luncheon and business expo Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Golf Club of Indiana. The annual event allows local business people to connect and network with one another and listen to a panel of speakers about issues that affect them.