Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 16, 2017 News Releases

KABUL - A bi-partisan women’s Congressional delegation (CODEL) led by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) visited Afghanistan May 9 and 10.  The CODEL conducted oversight of American operations in Afghanistan with a focus on the contribution, efforts, and concerns of U.S. women in the U.S. Armed Forces with an additional focus on gender issues and challenges facing Afghan women.

May 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This week, the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, co-chaired by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL21), met with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to discuss important VA services for women, as well as expanded access to women-specific healthcare at VA clinics.

May 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) introduced H.R. 2307, the Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act (PALS Act). The PALS Act would postpone recent United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations that could severely limit women’s access to mammograms.

May 4, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 1644, the Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act, which will ensure that existing sanctions against North Korea are enforced and gives the administration additional tools to crack down on the North Korean regime in the wake of continued provocations and threats.

May 4, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) voted for H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), and H.R. 2192, to ensure that the AHCA and its provisions apply to all Members of Congress and Congressional staff. The AHCA repeals Obamacare, restores competition and choice to the healthcare marketplace, and lowers insurance premiums.

May 3, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Mark Takano (D-CA) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) today introduced the bipartisan 21st Century SHOP CLASS Act, legislation that would upgrade and modernize career and technical education programs in schools across the country.

Apr 28, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN), Val Demings (D-FL), Doug Collins (R-GA), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) introduced H.R.

Apr 26, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) met with members of the Syria Civil Defense (SCD), also known as the White Helmets.

Apr 25, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) participated in a President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis listening session for Members of Congress led by Governor Chris Christie at the White House. Brooks released the following statement after the meeting:

Apr 24, 2017 News Releases

Fishers, Ind. - Today at the Fishers Municipal Complex, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) hosted her 6th Connecting Careers and Classrooms event for 50 local teachers, guidance counselors and school administrators.

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May 17, 2017 In The News
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A proposal from Indiana's senators to improve mental-health care for police has passed the chamber unanimously.

May 16, 2017 In The News
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Congresswoman Val Demings was part of a bipartisan group of Representatives who visited Iraq and Afghanistan over the weekend, including Mother’s Day where they delivered Mother’s Day cards to the female soldiers. The cards were made by students here in the Orlando area 10th district she represents.

May 16, 2017 In The News
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Orlando’s U.S. Rep. Val Demings and Miami’s U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen made a week-long visit to visit troops in Afghanistan and Iraq this week, including a Mother’s Day visit at which Demings was able to deliver cards from students in her Florida’s 10th Congressional District.

May 16, 2017 In The News

On May 3, policymakers, industry leaders and key influencers attended CTA’s New American Jobs Summit to look at the future of U.S. jobs.

May 12, 2017 In The News
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The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday to approved a bill that would require Olympic sports organizations to immediately report child and sexual abuse allegations to local or federal law enforcement, or a child welfare agency designated by the U.S. Justice Department.

May 7, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Rep. Susan Brooks has co-authored a resolution in the U.S. House to postpone for two years a recommendation that could limit a women’s access to mammograms.

May 5, 2017 In The News
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The nation’s career and technical education (CTE) programs would be modernized under bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) on Wednesday, with a goal of teaching students the skills they need to compete for tomorrow’s innovative new jobs.

May 4, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — Delivering on a long-standing campaign promise, the entire Republican delegation from Indiana in the U.S. House voted to start the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

They helped get a 217-213 approval of the legislation, which now faces an uncertain future in the U.S. Senate.

May 3, 2017 In The News
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FISHERS, Ind (WISH) – Fishers proved its home to some of the brightest, civically-educated minds in the country after one of its junior high classes won a national championship.

Three years ago, Fishers Junior High School started a competition class. It taught students about civics, and competed against other schools at a regional, and state level.

May 3, 2017 In The News
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These are difficult days for politicians. Confronted by a host of thorny economic, social and public safety issues, they often feel pushed by constituents and party leadership to adhere to a strict (and sometimes extreme) political agenda.

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Feb 11, 2016 Video

Principal Susan Jordan served the Lawrence community for 22 years as an educator. Her heroism and dedicated service have left a legacy for Indiana's Fifth District, her students, the Lawrence Township community, and all Hoosiers who mourn her loss and cherish her memory.

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Jan 14, 2016 Video

Rep. Susan Brooks spoke in honor of National Computer Science Education Week, highlighting the importance of growing careers and educational opportunities in STEM fields.

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