Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Apr 23, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCToday, U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) and Brad Schneider (D-IL10), introduced a bipartisan bill that works to combat the opioid crisis that is sweeping through the country.

Apr 19, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCHealth and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar announced HHS will soon provide $485 million in grants to help states and territories address the heroin and opioid abuse crisis. Indiana will receive $10.9 million. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement:

Apr 13, 2018 News Releases

CARMEL, IN – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement in support of the President’s announcement of retaliatory action in Syria:

Apr 11, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) questioned Facebook, Inc.’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing examining the company’s privacy policies and use of consumer data.

Apr 11, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement upon the announcement of Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) retirement at the conclusion of the 115th Congress:

Apr 4, 2018 News Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Today, President Trump signed into law H.R. 4851, the Kennedy-King Commemorative Site Act, legislation introduced by Congressman André Carson (D-IN) and co-sponsored by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN). Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Todd Young (R-IN) introduced a companion bill in the Senate.

Apr 3, 2018 News Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) joined Indiana Department of Education’s (IDOE) 44th Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Jennifer McCormick, in a roundtable discussion focusing on their shared commitment to keeping schools safe.

Mar 22, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The opioid epidemic continues to sweep the nation. In order to effectively combat this complex crisis, it is important to work together. Poison control centers are an important part of the solution and are already on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic.

Mar 21, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed “Right to Try” legislation by a vote of 267-149. Already, 38 states, including Indiana, have passed similar laws that take a variety of approaches to help vulnerable patients.

Mar 19, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, H.R. 4851, the Kennedy-King Establishment Act, introduced by Congressman André Carson (D-IN07) and co-sponsored by Congresswoman Susan W.

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Apr 22, 2018 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million for the second straight year to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.

The Health and Human Services funding is among $485 million recently awarded nationwide to combat heroin and opioid abuse.

Apr 21, 2018 In The News
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We're used to great spectacles at the motor speedway in May.

But this one came a few weeks early.

Apr 19, 2018 In The News
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The second round of federal funding to address the opioid epidemic in Indiana has been announced. The state will receive $10.9 million from the 21st Century Cures Act.

Apr 18, 2018 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS --The passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush is resonating with people who have ties to Indiana. 

Bush passed away Tuesday night at the age of 92. 

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb shared his condolences on Twitter. 

Vice President Mike Pence released the following on Twitter. 

Apr 18, 2018 In The News
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Speaker Paul Ryan is a true public servant who has served in the House of Representatives for almost two decades. During that time, he has represented his constituents faithfully, the American people courageously and has continuously worked to unite the Republican Conference in Congress.

Apr 16, 2018 In The News
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In a new nationwide survey released by the Alliance for Biosecurity on Monday, 73 percent of the 1,612 Americans polled said they would support a congressional decision to increase funding to address biosecurity needs and capabilities.

Apr 15, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that regulation of social media companies is “inevitable” and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders. But after two days of congressional testimony, what seemed clear was how little Congress seems to know about Facebook, much less what to do about it.

Apr 12, 2018 In The News
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On Wednesday, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-Ind.) offered the following statement upon the announcement of Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) retirement at the conclusion of the 115th Congress:

Apr 11, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C.--While some U.S. House members questioned Facebook about privacy issues, with many not understanding how the social media site, which has been around for more than 12 years, works, Indiana's Rep. Susan Brooks (R), asked about how Facebook is stopping terrorists from using it as a recruitment tool.

Apr 10, 2018 In The News
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NOBLESVILLE — School administrators from Anderson, Zionsville and Noblesville met with U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks to discuss school safety when it comes to dealing with mental health issues.

Law enforcement officials were also there Monday for the discussion.

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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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