Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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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Mar 7, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) today issued the following statement regarding the death of former First Lady Nancy Reagan:

Mar 3, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Reps. Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) this week launched the School Safety Caucus to focus on best practices for school safety and investments to help schools meet their unique safety needs.

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Mar 3, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) responded to a letter led by Brooks and 70 other members of Congress urging the agency to add Zika virus to the FDA Tropical Disease Priority Review Voucher (PRV) Program.

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

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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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 9, 2016 In The News

The House passed 21st Century Cures. check-mark

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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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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).