Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Feb 13, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Proposal shifts the Strategic National Stockpile from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement:

Feb 13, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – As co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today raised concerns about President Trump’s proposal to eliminate the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Feb 9, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed a bicameral bipartisan budget agreement to keep the government fully operational, boost defense spending, increasing disaster relief funding, support community health centers and provide funding to combat the opioid crisis. 

Feb 9, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Jim Banks (IN-03), Susan Brooks (IN-05), and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08), released the following statement after voting for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018:

Jan 30, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Senate unanimously passed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017. The House passed this legislation last night, by a vote of 406-3. Congresswoman Susan W.

Jan 30, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) is pleased to announce Ann Vermilion, Administrative Director of Marion General Hospital and Chair of the Grant County Opioid and Substance Abuse Task Force, as her guest for President Trump’s State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress tonight. 

Jan 29, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted to pass the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017. Before the vote, Brooks spoke in support of the bill on the House Floor.

Jan 26, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Jim Banks (IN-03), Todd Rokita (IN-04), Susan Brooks (IN-05), Luke Messer (IN-06), Larry Bucshon, M.D.

Jan 22, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, issued the following statement after voting to fund the government until February 8, 2018:   

Jan 20, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) sent a letter requesting to suspend her pay during the government shutdown and signed onto H.R.

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Apr 4, 2018 In The News
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Indianapolis, IN - INDIANAPOLIS- Keeping your children safe in school. That was the name of the game Tuesday, when some of Indiana's top educators gathered together in one room. They were there to talk school safety and security.

Ideas and topics tossed around today come on the heels of tragic school shootings in the United States.

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Apr 3, 2018 In The News
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(Indiana Statehouse Newsroom) - Keeping your children safe in school. That was the name of the game Tuesday, when some of Indiana's top educators gathered together in one room. They were there to talk school safety and security.

Ideas and topics tossed around today come on the heels of tragic school shootings in the United States.

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Apr 3, 2018 In The News
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - Indiana students could gain more access to mental-health counseling at school.

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Apr 3, 2018 In The News
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1-1:30PM Congresswoman Susan Brooks on Community Connection.

1:30-2PM Congressman Andre Carson on Community Connection!

He serves the 7th Congressional District of INDIANA.

Apr 3, 2018 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Keeping your children safe in school was the name of the game Tuesday when some of Indiana’s top educators gathered together in one room.

They were there to talk school safety and security.

Ideas and topics tossed around came on the heels of tragic school shootings in the United States. Indiana education leaders tried to hash out tangible solutions.

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Mar 28, 2018 In The News
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Congresswoman Susan Brooks visited the Hussey-Mayfield Public Library on March 26 to hear the opinions of Zionsville students and citizens. Citizens were given one-on-one time with Brooks to discuss issues and changes they want to be made.

Mar 26, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) has proposed bipartisan legislation that would reinforce federal support for the nation’s poison control centers, which she says are at the frontlines in helping end America’s opioid crisis.

Mar 26, 2018 In The News
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With the just-passed federal spending bill putting an extra $25 million into the Legal Services Corporation’s coffers, Indiana Legal Services is anticipating a raise in funding to help with its work in providing civil legal assistance to indigent individuals and families across the Hoosier state.

Mar 22, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House passed a bill Wednesday that would allow seriously ill patients to take experimental treatments that have not yet been approved by the FDA.

Vice President Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers backed the “right to try” bill on behalf of Jordan McLinn, an Indiana boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Mar 22, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House passed a bill Wednesday that would allow seriously ill patients to take experimental treatments that have not yet been approved by the FDA.

Vice President Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers backed the “right to try” bill on behalf of Jordan McLinn, an Indiana boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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Dec 1, 2015 Video

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor today in support of two joint resolutions to disapprove of new EPA regulations that will result in lost jobs, lost economic growth, and higher utility costs for both individuals and businesses.

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Nov 17, 2015 Video
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor on November 17, 2015, about the need for the United States to redouble its efforts, take the leadership role that the world demands of us, and develop a strategy that will not just degrade, but ultimately destroy the ISIS network.
Nov 16, 2015 Video
S. 599, the Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act, companion legislation to H.R. 3681, a bill I introduced this year passed the House on November 16, 2015.

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