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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate voted 51-50 on House Joint Resolution (H.J.Res.) 43, with a tie-breaking vote coming from Vice President Mike Pence. This measure overturns a rule from the end of the Obama presidency, which prohibited states from defunding abortion providers of taxpayer dollars.
Democratic senator, Joe Donnelly, sided with his party in voting against the measure. Republican senator, Todd Young, joined 49 other Republicans and Pence to approve the measure.
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure, 230-188, that overturns an Obama administration rule forcing states to fund abortion providers with taxpayer dollars. Indiana’s seven pro-life U.S. representatives voted to advance the measure and protect taxpayers – Reps. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Jim Banks (IN-3), Todd Rokita (IN-2), Susan Brooks (IN-5), Luke Messer (IN-6), Larry Bucshon (IN-8) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9).
Washington, D.C. - Rep. Susan Brooks released the following statement is support of President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch:
WASHINGTON – Today, seven of Indiana’s U.S. representatives voted for H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. The pro-life representatives who voted to bar taxpayer funding of abortion were: Reps. Jackie Walorski (IN-2), Jim Banks (IN-3), Todd Rokita (IN-2), Susan Brooks (IN-5), Luke Messer (IN-6), Larry Bucshon (IN-8) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-9).
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of H.R. 3762, the Restoring American’s Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, which paves the way for patient-centered health care solutions and repeals as much of Obamacare as possible through the budget reconciliation process. This legislation passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 240 - 181. Brooks released the following statement after the vote: