Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jan 15, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H. Res. 41, a resolution rejecting white nationalism and white supremacy. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement:

Jan 14, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congress Members Susan Brooks (R-IN), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) introduced H.R. 501, the Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019, to assist with potential poison exposures and help combat the national opioid epidemic.

Jan 11, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted to pass S. 24, the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act, which overwhelmingly passed out of the House of Representatives with a vote of 411-7.

Jan 8, 2019 News Releases

To watch Brooks’ remarks on the House Floor, click here.

Dec 24, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC The President signed into law H.R. 1733, to direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil, a bipartisan bill introduced by Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), which passed by the House on December 12, 2017, and Senate on December 20, 2018.

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:  

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.


Jan 16, 2019 In The News
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Trump is still encouraging Republicans to help break the impasse, and will be joined in the situation room by members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus later today. It’s unclear if Democrats will attend. Rep.

Jan 15, 2019 In The News
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President Donald Trump’s attempt to bypass Democratic congressional leaders to break open negotiations on the government shutdown fell flat as he failed to persuade any of the party’s rank-and-file members to attend a hastily arranged White House meeting Tuesday.

Jan 15, 2019 In The News
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No House Democrats will attend a White House-organized lunch meeting on Tuesday with President Donald Trump as the partial government shutdown continues, a sign of how dug in both sides are with no deal in sight.

The White House invited a group of members from the chamber’s Blue Dog Coalition for a lunch discussion on the 25th day of the shutdown. 

Jan 15, 2019 In The News
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Seven of the House Republicans who came to the White House for lunch spoke to reporters following their meal with the President, vice president, and other administration officials.

The consensus amongst the Republicans: "Disappointment.”

Jan 15, 2019 In The News
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During a White House lunch focused on ending the government shutdown with House Republicans Tuesday, President Trump remained committed to his demand for $5.7 billion for a wall on the southern border, while continuing to distance himself from declaring a national emergency in order to get it.

Jan 15, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON – No progress was made toward ending the partial government shutdown Tuesday as only Republicans showed up to a White House lunch with President Trump.

The House Republicans who attended took the opportunity to criticize their Democratic colleagues — while admitting that they’re negotiating with them behind-the-scenes.

Jan 10, 2019 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 8 approved the bipartisan Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019, introduced the same day by U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN).

Jan 9, 2019 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks says the current shutdown of the federal government could provide the opportunity for the nation to address border security. The partial government shutdown, which started Dec. 22, is now in its third week as President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats are unable to reach agreement on construction of a border wall.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved the newest version of bipartisan legislation that would keep Americans safe against natural disasters and chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) threats.


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.