Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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  • House Unanimously Passes Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017

    H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, introduced by Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN), Val Demings (D-FL), Doug Collins (R-GA), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Dave Reichert (R-WA), unanimously passed the House of Representatives. This bill would help agencies create and improve mental health services for law enforcement officers. It is the companion bill to S.876, introduced by Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Todd Young (R-IN) that passed the Senate in May.
  • Now is the Time for Tax Reform

    Congress and the Administration are committed to working to provide Americans across the country with a tax code that is simpler and fairer. Tax reform encourages job creation and allows you to keep more of your money in your pockets. It eliminates special interest loopholes and keeps American businesses competitive on a global scale. Most importantly, it simplifies the tax code and allows for more time with your families so you can make memories that will last a lifetime.
  • IN Receives Nearly $5 Million to Further Combat the Opioid & Heroin Crisis

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced that Indiana will receive nearly $5 million in federal funding to combat the opioid crisis. Specifically, the state will receive $3.6 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for health centers across the state to tackle mental health issues. In addition, Indiana will receive $1.7 million from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts.
  • Everyone Has a Role to Play When Combating the Opioid Crisis

    The President's declaration of opioid crisis as a nationwide public health emergency further emphasizes the urgency to provide Americans struggling with substance abuse the tools and support needed in order to overcome this sweeping epidemic. The White House reports that 175 people die of a drug overdose every day. We must remember these statistics represent human lives that are cut short because of addiction.
  • IN Leads the Way In Next Generation Emergency Response Capabilities

    Congresswoman Brooks and Chairman Pai discuss NG911 with local public safety community leaders at the Hamilton County 911 Communications Center in Noblesville. Indiana is ahead of the curve when it comes to public safety. For example, in all 92 counties in the state, Hoosiers can text 911 to receive the help they need. I am proud of the hard work from public safety leaders in the Fifth District who are dedicated to ensuring safety in our communities

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Dec 12, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 1733, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Susan Brooks and Congressman Joe Kennedy (D-MA).

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Dec 6, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks issued the following statement in support of President Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:

Dec 6, 2017 News Releases

WATCH Brooks’ remarks from today’s markup in support of H.R.1733 here.

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Nov 29, 2017 News Releases

WATCH Brooks’ remarks in support of the Resolution on the House Floor here.

Nov 28, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, which would help agencies create and improve mental health services for law enforcement officers.

In The News

Dec 6, 2017 In The News

Will Schrepferman, a Zionsville Community High School junior, recently won the Congressional App Challenge with a mobile application he created that helps connects high school students to school or

Dec 6, 2017 In The News

Nearly three dozen House Republicans asked House Speaker Paul Ryan Tuesday to pass legislation this year that creates a permanent legislative solution to the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood

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Nov 30, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Sexual harassment in Congress must not be tolerated, said several Indiana representatives Wednesday, voting on a resolution that requires anti-harassment an

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