Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jun 26, 2019 In The News
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The bipartisan Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, legislation aimed at protecting Americans from public health security threats and sponsored by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), became law on Monday with the president’s signature.

Jun 25, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON--()--The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) today ap

Jun 18, 2019 In The News
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Despite the availability of vaccines, the flu still kills tens of thousands of people in the U.S. each year, and hundreds of thousands more worldwide. But public health officials fear that an even graver threat lies ahead: the emergence of a new, much more deadly flu virus. As William Brangham reports, the scenario has occurred before.

Jun 12, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hoosiers who served at Ground Zero after the 9/11 terrorist attacks are getting sick and they are worried funding for their medical bills is running out. The 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is set to expire in 2020.

Jun 10, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON (CN) – Between 1999 and 2017, nearly 400,000 people in the United States died from overdoses involving opioids and by 2017, over 2 million people had been diagnosed with an opioid use disorder. Legal aid may be the key to facilitating recovery for them.

Jun 10, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – On the 27th floor of the Salesforce Tower on the historic Monument Circle in Indianapolis, the Indy 5G Summit highlighted the opportunities 5G technologies represent and forged a collaborative effort to ensure the city and state will be at the center of this emerging frontier.

Jun 6, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) Opioid Task Force will release its report on Monday, June 10, offering recommendations on how legal aid providers can collaborate with the medical, judicial, law enforcement, and other communities to best confront the opioid crisis. The event, to be held in the U.S.

Jun 6, 2019 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives on June 4 approved a bipartisan bill coauthored by U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) to better protect Americans before, during and after man-made or naturally occurring public health emergencies.

Jun 4, 2019 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the bipartisan Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing (PAHPA) Innovation Act of 2019, which now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature to make it law.

May 20, 2019 In The News
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The bipartisan Jake Laird Act was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week during National Police Week and Mental Health Awareness Month.

The bill enables local law enforcement to temporarily remove and retain firearms with probable cause from individuals who are determined to be an imminent danger to themselves or others.