Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jul 26, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (IN-05) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) introduced legislation (H.R. 4078) to reauthorize and increase funding for the Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act (EARLY) Act.

Jul 24, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, bipartisan members of the House, led by Congressmen A. Donald McEachin (D-VA) and Pete Olson (R-TX), issued the following statements after their bipartisan bill – the Locking Up Robocallers Act of 2019 – passed out of the House as part of H.R. 3375, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act.

Jul 23, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, Representative Pete Visclosky (IN01), Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Representative Jim Banks (IN-03), Representative Jim Baird (IN-04), Representative Susan Brooks (IN-05), Representative Greg Pence (IN-06), Representative André Carson (IN-07), Representative Larry Bucshon (IN-08), and Representat

Jul 22, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Representative Larry Bucshon M.D. (R-IN-08), and members of the Indiana delegation sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today in strong support of a Secretarial disaster designation in 88 counties following adverse weather conditions in Indiana.

Jul 16, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement after voting for House Resolution 489:

Jul 12, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted in support of H.R. 1327, the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, a bill she proudly cosponsors. Brooks provided the following statement:    

Jul 12, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement regarding her vote against the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and her support for the bipartisan Senate version of the NDAA: 

Jul 10, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it will extend the crop acreage reporting deadline for states impacted by recent flooding and heavy moisture, including Indiana.

Jun 27, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement after voting in support of humanitarian aid for our southern border:

Jun 24, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the President signed into law the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act (PAHPA), authored by Reps. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) and Anna G.


Sep 12, 2019 In The News
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ANDERSON – For first responders in Anderson, a problem for many years is assisting overweight patients onto gurneys and up and down stairs.

The current equipment used by the Anderson Fire Department requires firefighters to physically lift people onto the gurney, up and down flights of stairs and then onto the back of an ambulance.

Sep 9, 2019 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) recently introduced bipartisan legislation that would authorize a total of $30 million each fiscal year from 2020 through 2024 to improve maternal healthcare in America.

Aug 27, 2019 In The News
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ANDERSON – The brown liquid sloshed back and forth in the jar as Luca Bonini, CEO of Italpollina, handed it to U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks for her inspection as he explained a brewing process similar to that for soy sauce or beer.

“It looks like balsamic vinegar,” she observed.

Aug 26, 2019 In The News
Read more here. advocated for the use of red flag laws early this month following the mass shootings that killed 31 in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas.

Aug 24, 2019 In The News
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GREENTOWN – Last month, law enforcement officers responded to a house in Greentown, in which a man fired off 10 rounds inside the residence after hallucinating that someone had broken into his home.

Greentown Police Marshal James Skinner said no one had broken in, but there were other people inside at the time, all of whom could have been shot in the incident.

Aug 23, 2019 In The News
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Noblesville mayoral candidate Chris Jensen, Deputy Mayor Steve Cooke, Economic Development Specialist Aaron Head and Noblesville Chamber of Commerce President Bob DuBois joined Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (Ind.-05) for a tour of Downtown Noblesville on Thursday. The group visited Grindstone Public House, Karisma and Caravan Classes – a restaurant, boutique and arts studio.

Aug 18, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS – After two mass shootings left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio in recent weeks, President Donald Trump has called for new red flag laws, which are currently in place in just 17 states including Indiana.

Indiana's Red Flag Law is known as the Jake Laird Law.

Aug 16, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – From the pace of the headlines coming out of Washington, you would hardly know Congress is currently on a break.

Several topics are prompting intense discussion, debate and possibly some cooperation.

Representative Susan Brooks stopped by Daybreak Friday.

Aug 16, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS -- "Red flag laws have been extremely effective in Indiana." The words of Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks. 

Aug 15, 2019 In The News
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ANDERSON – After the latest round of mass shootings across the country, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks is hoping to get passage of a national “red flag” law.

Indiana is one of 17 states that currently have a “red flag” law. Indiana's law was adopted in 2005 and named after slain police officer Jake Laird.


Apr 27, 2016 Video

Representative Susan Brooks addressed retraining a workforce for skills needed in today’s dynamic economy at last year's Innovation Initiative Forum hosted at the U.S. Capitol by Leader Kevin McCarthy.

Mar 8, 2016 Video

U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks stopped by The Herald Bulletin during a visit to Anderson and chatted about what Congress can do to help slow the burgeoning crisis of heroin addiction among Hoosiers. She also offered her take on the Republican and Democratic presidential primary races.

Feb 12, 2016 Video

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on our preparedness to meet the challenges of biothreats. Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) questions the witnesses about the lack of a national strategic plan, coordination, and leadership in biodefense.