Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Apr 21, 2017 News Releases

WHAT:                 The Congressional Art Competition is a nation-wide high school arts competition that is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Only one winner is selected from each Congressional District. The winning artwork will hang in the U.S.

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Apr 20, 2017 News Releases

CARMEL, Ind. – Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, M.D., announced that HHS will soon provide $485 million in grants to help states and territories address the heroin and opioid abuse crisis. Indiana will receive $10.9 million.

Apr 7, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement after the U.S. military strike in Syria:

"The Assad regime's use of chemical weapons against its own people is despicable. The President is right to respond decisively. We can no longer turn our backs on Assad's continued abuse of the Syrian people. He must be removed from power."

 

Apr 6, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL), Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) introduced H.R.

Mar 30, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) joined a group of her Congressional colleagues for a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and other partners to discuss efforts to continue to address the heroin and opioid abuse crisis in this country. Brooks released the following statement after the meeting:

Mar 30, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its 2017 Long-Term Budget Outlook today and Rep. Susan Brooks released the following statement in response to the CBO’s findings:

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Mar 30, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This morning, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) joined Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) at the U.S.

Mar 29, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, President Trump announced that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie would chair the White House Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission. Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement: 

Mar 28, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – In response to a pervasive lack of legal assistance for domestic violence survivors, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today reintroduced the bipartisan POWER Act, which would help connect victims with legal representation.

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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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Freshman U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., is backing a proposal to have the federal government offer more support to local governments to help law enforcement officers with mental health issues. 

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.

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 2, 2017 In The News
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Painkiller diversion, visits that were never made, and, in a few cases, deadly neglect have been underwritten by taxpayers, House members heard Tuesday at a hearing on how to improve oversight of Medicaid's personal-care services spending.

Apr 27, 2017 In The News
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The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) is a landmark human trafficking law, first passed in 2000, that outlines the U.S. government’s policy on human trafficking.

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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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