Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

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

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the President nominated former Member of Congress and current CIA Director, Mike Pompeo, to serve as Secretary of State:

Mar 8, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Lois Frankel (D-FL), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, issued the following video commemorating International Women’s Day:   

Feb 14, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the President signed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 into law. Congresswoman Susan W.

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. 

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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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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 9, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON (WISH) -- U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks of Indiana and a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill on Capitol Hill that would help states put a law in place similar to one already on the books in Indiana.

May 8, 2018 In The News
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Winner announced in Fifth District’s Congressional Art Competition . . .

May 5, 2018 In The News
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Last month Indiana was awarded a second round of funding for combating the opioid crisis. The $10.9 million provided to the state through the Department of Health and Human Services matches another grant of the same value allocated last year through the 21st Century Cures Act.

May 4, 2018 In The News
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Congresswoman Susan Brooks – speaks on the opiod epidemic

We are joined by Congresswoman Susan Brooks on Community Connection!

She is speaking us today on the opiod epidemic.

Learn more about Congresswoman Susan Brooks with the link below:

Apr 30, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Barbara Comstock (R-VA) led members of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues in hosting a hearing this week that explored sexual harassment in male-dominated fields, as well as strategies to effect change in workplace cultures.

Apr 25, 2018 In The News
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The bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues hosted a hearing about sexual harassment in male-dominated jobs entitled, “From Silicon Valley to the Factory Floor: Time’s Up for Sexual Harassment in Male-Dominated Jobs.” Caucus members heard from survivors of sexual harassment in fields where women are often outnumbered, as well as from other experts on the issue, to discuss ways to cha

Apr 25, 2018 In The News
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Medical practitioners prescribing controlled substances like opioid drugs would have to meet continuing medical education (CME) requirements and states could set even more training obligations under bipartisan legislation U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) introduced on April 23.

Apr 24, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Josh and Tracey Blackmore never expected to arrive on Capitol Hill with a message for lawmakers. But there they were Tuesday, weaving in and out of congressional offices, clutching a photo of their young son, Brooks.

“It’s for Brooks and all of our children’s future,” Tracey said. “Brooks is making us brave right now.”

Videos

Nov 10, 2015 Video
In November 2015, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) was honored by the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana at the 2015 Lt. Governor's Leadership Luncheon with the 'Making the World a Better Place' Award. Other 2015 honorees include Angela Braly, founder and president, the Braly Group; Mari Hulman George, chairman of the board of directors for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation, and Hulman & Company; and Jennett Hill, senior vice president and general counsel, Citizens Energy Group.
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Nov 4, 2015 Video
Social media is transforming the way we communicate before, during, and after terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other emergencies.
Sep 11, 2015 Video
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) spoke on the House floor in September in opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, stating that it is a deeply flawed deal.

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