More on Strengthening Biodefense
INDIANAPOLIS – Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) appeared on this week’s edition of IN Focus to share her thoughts on the ongoing coronavirus crisis, and the efforts to stimulate the suddenly struggling economy.
Brooks says she’s focused on helping small businesses throughout her district and across the state.
“We are trying to make sure those people who own small businesses get help who are struggling immensely,” said Brooks, noting recent numbers showing 6.6 million Americans have filed for unemployment.
ANDERSON – Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Susan Brooks was working to prepare for the crisis.
Brooks, R-5th District, has served on the health subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee in the U.S. House and sponsored the reauthorization of the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act (PAHPA) in 2019.
During a telephone interview with The Herald Bulletin on Thursday, Brooks said the act was originally adopted in 2006 to prepare for a natural or man-made emergency.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement after the House passed H.R. 785, the CARES Act in a voice vote:
INDIANAPOLIS - On a special edition of IN Focus, we're hearing from members of Indiana's congressional delegation as they discuss the Indiana impact of the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week, Sen. Todd Young (R-IN), Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) shared their thoughts on the health crisis and economic impact in our state and beyond.
I’m proud to have helped lead the bipartisan reauthorization of the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act (PAHPA) this Congress. PAHPA forms one of the critical pillars of our nation’s biodefense strategy and helped create much of the infrastructure our nation is currently using to respond to COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- As the president of the United States tells the country that people should be limiting contact with others and avoiding groups larger than ten people, 435 House members and 100 Senators continue meeting to solve the pandemic.
Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks told reporter Kayla Sullivan that the rules demand lawmakers have to vote in person. Remote voting is not allowed, but it could be if leadership made the call to change it.
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-Indiana) said in a statement this week that she was happy to vote in favor of a coronavirus bill that passed the House by a vote of 415-2.
WASHINGTON, DC —While concern over the spread of the novel coronavirus grows among those in the United States and around the world, The Ripon Society hosted a breakfast discussion yesterday with two leaders in Congress known for their track record when it comes to preparing the U.S. for global pandemic threats.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-Fifth District) on March 4 voted in favor of H.R. 6074, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, which passed the House by a vote of 415-2.