Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Dec 12, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement on the passage of H.R.2, the Agriculture Improvement Act, also known as the 2018 Farm Bill, through the U.S. House of Representatives:  

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Nov 29, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the Alliance for Biosecurity hosted Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Dr. Robert Kadlec, and the Director of the Biomedical Advances Research and Development Authority Dr.

Nov 19, 2018 News Releases

CARMEL, INToday, Chairwoman of the House Committee on Ethics, Susan W.

Nov 15, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCToday, U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) and André Carson (D-IN07) along with the entire Indiana congressional delegation including U.S.

Oct 11, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on International Day of the Girl, Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) and Lois Frankel (D-FL21), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, announce the introduction of the Keeping Girls in School Act to support the economic and educational empowerment of girls globally. 

Oct 6, 2018 News Releases

CARMEL, IN – The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced almost $320 million in grants to further help states and territories address the heroin and opioid abuse crisis. These grants will be administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Office of Justice Programs (OJP).

Sep 25, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass a bill introduced by Congresswomen Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA18) along with Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR02) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr.

Sep 22, 2018 News Releases

CARMEL, IN – The Department of Health and Human Services this week announced more than $1 billion in grants to further help states and territories address the heroin and opioid abuse crisis.

Sep 13, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – As the one-year anniversary of the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault and harassment allegations approaches, the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues hosted a hearing about sexual harassment entitled, “#MeToo, What’s Next?

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Dec 11, 2018 In The News
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A group of three Carmel High School seniors have won this year’s Congressional App Challenge (CAC) for the development and implementation of their digital hall pass app, “PassMaster.” Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-Ind.-05) visited Carmel High School Monday morning to announce the winners.

Dec 3, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) is pushing for the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018 (PAHPA), which was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives in September, to be signed into law this year.

Nov 30, 2018 In The News
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Federal officials are pushing for the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018 (PAHPA), which was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives in September, to be signed into law this year.

Nov 22, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young along with U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks and Andre Carson and the rest of the Indiana congressional delegation, introduced a Stomach Cancer Awareness Month resolution in memory of Indianapolis reporter and columnist Matthew Tully, who died on Oct.

Nov 21, 2018 In The News
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As chairwoman of the U.S. House Ethics Committee, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) this week led its members in seeking swift passage of a bill to modify the Congressional Accountability Act, which includes protections against sexual harassment for legislative branch employees.

Oct 30, 2018 In The News
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Today, we are at a loss for words.

Former IndyStar columnist Matt Tully has died. He died at 49 years old on Monday evening, two years after being diagnosed with stomach cancer. He and his wife, Valerie, have a 7-year-old son, Reid.

Matt had been a reporter and columnist for IndyStar since 2002. The impact he had on our newsroom, and our community, was immeasurable. 

Oct 30, 2018 In The News
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Community and political leaders gathered at the Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation for a memorial service in honor of the 11 killed at a Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue over the weekend.

Before the service, the assistant director of the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council David Sklar says the tragedy was a shock but that anti-Semitic sentiments have been on the rise.

Oct 24, 2018 In The News
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Susan Brooks, U.S. Representative for Indiana’s 5th congressional district made a visit to Blackford High School last week. During her visit, she met with members of the JROTC Raider team at their new obstacle course located behind the high school. Brooks also visited with local school officials and administrators while in Hartford City.

Oct 23, 2018 In The News
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Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks says in a world where your refrigerator and toaster can take instructions over the Internet, there are more avenues for hackers to wreak havoc. And she warns the so-called "Internet of Things" includes implanted medical devices. She says it's critical for comapnies and government to identify and plug security gaps.

Oct 15, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced today that Indiana Legal Services will receive a $25,000 Technology Initiative Grant to enhance online resources for individuals seeking civil legal assistance.

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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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