Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Our nation needs an American energy policy that will reduce our reliance on foreign oil and lower energy costs. In Congress, I will fight for common sense solutions to meet our future energy needs. A balanced approach that expands energy exploration can help fuel our economic engine, and opportunities to utilize alternative and renewable energy sources reflect the reality that we need to continue American prosperity with cutting edge technology and environmental advances. Using our American energy resources will create jobs at home in Indiana and reduce energy costs.

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Oct 11, 2018 In The News

 Hamilton County leaders, including U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, recently celebrated the completion of one of the state’s largest solar panel projects.

The $8 million project that installed 9,346 solar panels at and near the Hamilton County Corrections Campus on Cumberland Road in Noblesville was dedicated Sept. 24.

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). This bipartisan bill directs the Secretary of Energy to review and update a federal report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricated oil. Congresswoman Brooks issued the following statement after today’s vote:

Dec 6, 2017 News Releases

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

Jul 14, 2017 In The News

Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind. on Wednesday, co-sponsored a resolution Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, introduced March 13 recognizing the importance of climate change, according to the Library of Congress government information web site.

The resolution – H Res 195 – had 21 co-sponsors, as of Friday, all Republican.

Jan 24, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, following the President signing executive actions regarding the Keystone XL pipeline, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:

Dec 2, 2015 In The News
An amendment from Rep. Susan Brooks (R-Ind.) would call on the DOE to review and update the data used for a 9-year-old federal study on re-refined oil. The measure, made in order yesterday, would also require the development of a strategy to increase data collections and sustainability.
Dec 1, 2015 Video

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor today in support of two joint resolutions to disapprove of new EPA regulations that will result in lost jobs, lost economic growth, and higher utility costs for both individuals and businesses. These resolutions will help put an end to executive overreach, protect the American ratepayer, and allow us to pursue an "all of the above" energy strategy that will transform the American economy and lay a strong foundation for our energy future.

Nov 9, 2015 In The News
Rep. Susan Brooks said the decision by President Barack Obama to block the Keystone Pipeline project cost thousands of jobs in Indiana. The 5th District congresswoman was in Anderson on Monday to meet with local residents and toured the Hy-Pro Filtration company plant.
May 23, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today after voting in favor of House Resolution 3 – The Northern Route Approval Act – which approves the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline:


“The Keystone XL pipeline will create thousands of jobs and pump billions of dollars into our economy. The initial Keystone application was submitted in 2008. After 1706 days of stonewalling, the President simply has no excuse for continuing to stall the completion of this vital project.