Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Oct 13, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Governor Holcomb announced that Indiana will join 24 other states in opting-in to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) offered the following statement after the announcement of this decision:

Oct 11, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee as part of a bipartisan “Member Day,” where representatives both on and off the committee shared proposals for ways to put an end to a crisis that is rapidly sweeping through communities across the country and taking too many American lives. 

Oct 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, during National Health IT Week, U.S. Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Dave Trott (R-MI11) introduced the Internet of Medical Things Resilience Partnership Act, which creates a public-private stakeholder partnership to lay out a cybersecurity framework to protect protects Americans’ sensitive healthcare information from cyber-attacks.

Sep 27, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) traveled with President Donald Trump to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis where the President unveiled a tax reform plan for Hoosier and American families.

Sep 22, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) welcomed Vice President Mike Pence back to Anderson in Indiana’s Fifth District to address Hoosiers at Flagship Center East at Purdue Polytechnic regarding federal tax reform. Congresswoman Brooks issued the below statement following the Vice President’s remarks:

Sep 19, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai toured Hamilton County’s state-of-the-art 911 Communications Center and held a roundtable discussion with local public safety leaders to discuss the path forward for Next Generation 911 (NG911) capabilities.

Sep 18, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced that Indiana will receive nearly $5 million in federal funding to combat the opioid crisis. Specifically, the state will receive $3.6 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for health centers across the state to tackle mental health issues.

Sep 14, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI12), introduced H.Res. 521, a resolution in support of facilitating the deployment of fifth generation (5G) mobile networks to communities throughout the country. In our increasingly mobile and interconnected world, 5G technologies will change the way people communicate and work.


Oct 1, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON - Putting party differences aside, members of Congress rose to their feet Thursday to welcome House majority whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) back to work after recovering from gunshot wounds he suffered earlier this year.

Scalise was shot during an early-morning practice for the annual Congressional baseball game.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News
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Indiana Republican leaders, U.S. Sen. Todd Young and U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks and Jackie Walorski, traveled with President Donald Trump to Indiana on Wednesday to unveil a unified tax reform plan that aims to create more jobs while helping Americans keep more of their paychecks.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Air Force One is a sweet ride. Just ask Sen. Todd Young.

When the Indiana Republican hitched a ride to Indianapolis with President Trump for Trump’s tax reform speech Wednesday, Young took advantage of the face time with the president to lobby for federal funding for Indiana infrastructure projects.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Air Force One arrived in Indianapolis ahead of Donald Trump’s speech at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

The President will speak about the GOP’s tax reform plan and will be joined by Indiana Senators Todd Young and Joe Donnelly as well as Reps. Susan Brooks and Jackie Walorski.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News
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Hoosier politicos are offering their thoughts on President Donald Trump’s tax plan which he officially unveiled today in Indianapolis.  Here is the reaction…

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly

Sep 26, 2017 In The News
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Republican U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks and Luke Messer of Indiana applauded Vice President Mike Pence’s efforts to bring about comprehensive tax reform during his visit to their home state on Friday.

Pence spoke at the Flagship Center East at Purdue Polytechnic Institute in West Lafayette, Indiana, about ongoing efforts to enact the most comprehensive tax reform in more than 30 years.

Sep 25, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Most of Indiana’s federal lawmakers are critical of some NFL players’ decisions to kneel during the national anthem, and two were quick to explicitly praise President Trump’s condemnation of the protestors.

Sep 25, 2017 In The News
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THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you all. It's a great pleasure to be here with Secretary DeVos, Secretary Acosta, and Ivanka. I also want to express my appreciation to Representatives Bradley Byrne, Susan Brooks, Lamar Smith, and Virginia Foxx. Thank you all for being here. Thank you. Thank you very much for being with us. And Mimi Walters, thank you very much. Thank you, everybody.

Sep 23, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON, Ind. — At its heart, the comprehensive tax reform message Vice President Mike Pence brought to Anderson Friday is that it’s necessary for job creation, continued economic growth and rebuilding the nation's middle class.

And the gleaming new Wylam Center of Flagship East served as an ideal backdrop for the vice president's speech.

Sep 22, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON, Ind. – During a Friday visit to Indiana, Vice President Mike Pence expressed confidence that the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, would finally succeed.


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.