Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Feb 14, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the President signed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 into law. Congresswoman Susan W.

Feb 13, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal shifts the Strategic National Stockpile from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement:

Feb 13, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – As co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today raised concerns about President Trump’s proposal to eliminate the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Feb 9, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed a bicameral bipartisan budget agreement to keep the government fully operational, boost defense spending, increasing disaster relief funding, support community health centers and provide funding to combat the opioid crisis. 

Feb 9, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Jim Banks (IN-03), Susan Brooks (IN-05), and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08), released the following statement after voting for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018:

Jan 30, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Senate unanimously passed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017. The House passed this legislation last night, by a vote of 406-3. Congresswoman Susan W.

Jan 30, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) is pleased to announce Ann Vermilion, Administrative Director of Marion General Hospital and Chair of the Grant County Opioid and Substance Abuse Task Force, as her guest for President Trump’s State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress tonight. 

Jan 29, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted to pass the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017. Before the vote, Brooks spoke in support of the bill on the House Floor.

Jan 26, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Jim Banks (IN-03), Todd Rokita (IN-04), Susan Brooks (IN-05), Luke Messer (IN-06), Larry Bucshon, M.D.

Jan 22, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, issued the following statement after voting to fund the government until February 8, 2018:   

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Feb 17, 2018 In The News
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The Marion Veteran Affairs Medical Center is using the technology of virtual reality to send veterans to Washington D.C.

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Feb 15, 2018 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved a bipartisan science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) proposal that included a measure coauthored by U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) aiming to get girls interested in computer science activities.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Fred Upton (R-MI), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus, this week objected to President Donald Trump’s plan to cease civil legal aid for low-income Americans.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, DC – A bill aimed to protect children who participate in athletics is now law. 

President Donald J. Trump signed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 Wednesday.

Feb 14, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, DC – As co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN), Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today raised concerns about President Trump’s proposal to eliminate the Legal S

Feb 10, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 -- Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Indiana, issued the following news release:

Today, the House of Representatives passed a bicameral bipartisan budget agreement to keep the government fully operational, boost defense spending, increasing disaster relief funding, support community health centers and provide funding to combat the opioid crisis.

Feb 9, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) on Feb. 6 introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum (AIRWAVES) Act, H.R. 4953, a measure to broaden 5G wireless connectivity for more Americans.

Feb 8, 2018 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 6 unanimously passed legislation to reform U.S. legislative-branch sexual harassment rules, one day after their introduction, with strong support from Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL).

Feb 8, 2018 In The News
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At midnight tonight, the Federal government could shut down again unless the House and Senate can agree on a spending measure.

The House passed a spending plan earlier in the week that Fifth District Congresswoman Susan Brooks feels is good for all sides…especially the military, since it includes funding for them through later this year.

Feb 6, 2018 In The News
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The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to overhaul the way Congress handles sexual harassment claims, in the wake of multiple allegations against members in the last few months.

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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.

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