Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 23, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the pervasiveness of sexual misconduct within the U.S.

May 23, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) was awarded $33 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Congresswoman Susan W.

May 22, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed “Right to Try” legislation. The Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017 is partially named after a nine-year-old boy from Indianapolis, Jordan McLinn, who is battling Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

May 22, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 292, the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act, which is the most comprehensive childhood cancer legislation ever taken up by Congress. Congresswoman Susan W.

May 17, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce completed its second mark-up of legislation focused on combating the opioid and heroin crisis. The Committee passed 32 bills, two of which were recently introduced by Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05).

May 14, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement on the dedication of the American Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel:

May 9, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), Ted Deutch (D-FL22), Fred Upton (R-MI06) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI12) held a press conference to introduce H.R. 5717, the Jake Laird Act, a bipartisan bill named after an Indianapolis, Indiana police officer who was shot and killed in 2004 in the line of duty by a man who struggled with mental illness.

May 8, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCToday, Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced H.R. 5700, the National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act, a bipartisan bill which directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to facilitate the creation of a unified wireless number for critical non-emergency situations on our nation’s highways.

May 8, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCToday, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, commonly known as the Iran Deal, and re-impose sanctions lifted under the deal:

May 7, 2018 News Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – This evening, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) hosted a reception at the Art Institute of Indianapolis where she congratulated the Fifth District winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, Jiwon Yu, a sophomore from Carmel High School.

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May 23, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, DC - This week, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) was awarded $33 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Congresswoman Susan W.

May 23, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Executives with major sport governing bodies, including Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics, appeared before Congress Wednesday, facing tough questions about their ongoing response to sexual abuse allegations.

“What are you doing to protect these young people right now so this never happens again?” Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Michigan) demanded to know.

May 22, 2018 In The News
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CARMEL, Ind. – An Indiana family is celebrating a win with Congress. The U.S. House just passed the “STAR Act.”

May 22, 2018 In The News
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CARMEL, Ind. – An Indiana family is celebrating a win with Congress. The U.S. House just passed the “STAR Act.”

May 21, 2018 In The News
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The lack of both a protective vaccine and a proactive worldwide plan for tackling the spread of a catastrophic global pandemic resulted in the death of 150 million people across Earth during the recent Clade X simulation exercise hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.

May 11, 2018 In The News
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The upcoming Clade X exercise hosted by the Center for Health Security, which is part of the Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will show the world how United States presidential advisors would handle policy decisions for an unfolding mock pandemic crisis.

May 11, 2018 In The News
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On Wednesday, U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), Ted Deutch (D-FL22), Fred Upton (R-MI06) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI12) held a press conference to introduce H.R. 5717, the Jake Laird Act, a bipartisan bill named after an Indianapolis police officer who was shot and killed in 2004 in the line of duty by a man who struggled with mental illness.

May 10, 2018 In The News
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Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) have introduced H.R. 5700, the National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act, a bipartisan bill which directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to facilitate the creation of a unified wireless number for critical non-emergency situations on our nation’s highways.

May 10, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) has proposed a bipartisan bill that would establish one nationwide number mobile users could call with serious safety assistance requests that didn’t require crisis responses.

May 10, 2018 In The News
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Federal legislation introduced Wednesday would encourage all states to enact laws similar to Florida’s new statute that allows the government to seize firearms of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.

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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