Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Dec 12, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 1733, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Susan Brooks and Congressman Joe Kennedy (D-MA).

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Dec 6, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks issued the following statement in support of President Trump’s decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel:

Dec 6, 2017 News Releases

WATCH Brooks’ remarks from today’s markup in support of H.R.1733 here.

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Nov 29, 2017 News Releases

WATCH Brooks’ remarks in support of the Resolution on the House Floor here.

Nov 28, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, which would help agencies create and improve mental health services for law enforcement officers.

Nov 16, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

Nov 15, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues joined Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to discuss the future of infrastructure in the United States.

Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Lois Frankel (D-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, provided the following statements:

Nov 2, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the President nominated Indianapolis attorney James R. Sweeney II to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana:

Nov 2, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the unveiling of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

“So much has changed in our country since 1986, but our tax code has not. It is stale and outdated. If left untouched, our current tax system will continue to hold Hoosiers back.

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Dec 6, 2017 In The News
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Will Schrepferman, a Zionsville Community High School junior, recently won the Congressional App Challenge with a mobile application he created that helps connects high school students to school organizations and activities.

Dec 6, 2017 In The News
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Nearly three dozen House Republicans asked House Speaker Paul Ryan Tuesday to pass legislation this year that creates a permanent legislative solution to the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Nov 30, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C.--Sexual harassment in Congress must not be tolerated, said several Indiana representatives Wednesday, voting on a resolution that requires anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training for all members of Congress, each session.

The resolution, supported by both Democrats and Republicans, passed the House.

Nov 30, 2017 In The News
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Bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced by Republicans from Indiana U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks and Sen. Todd Young to support law enforcement mental health programs moved a step closer to becoming law with unanimous passage in the House this week.

Nov 21, 2017 In The News
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PENDLETON – Two members of Indiana’s congressional delegation are optimistic tax reform legislation will be enacted before the end of the year.

Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District, and Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th District, both expect the first tax reform legislation to be adopted in three decades will provide a savings to middle-class families and small businesses.

Nov 15, 2017 In The News
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Representative Susan Brooks (R-IN) talked about efforts to combat sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. 

Oct 31, 2017 In The News
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175 Americans die of opioid overdose every two and a half weeks.

The crowd at the 8th Annual Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium fell silent at that number.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave the keynote address at the symposium in Indianapolis Monday afternoon. He stressed this national problem is a disease. 

Oct 31, 2017 In The News
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Homeland security and citizens’ safety is the top role of the federal government, says U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), an advocate for providing individuals and agencies with whatever tools are needed to successfully do their jobs.

Oct 30, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There’s always plenty of headlines coming out of Washington D.C.

Congresswoman Susan Brooks stopped by Daybreak to discuss some of those items making news out of D.C.

Among the topics Representative Brooks discusses are the Russia investigation, the opioid problem and tax reform.

Oct 30, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS — Americans need to rid themselves of stigmas toward those addicted to opioids in order to fight the crisis, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday in Indianapolis.

"This epidemic started not on our street corners. This epidemic started in our doctors' offices. This epidemic started in our hospitals," Christie said. "We created this problem."

Videos

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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