Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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
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News-Sentinel.com 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.