Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Feb 13, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address:

Feb 13, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks applauded the introduction of House Resolution 523, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives today. Brooks is an original co-sponsor of the legislation that seeks to repeal a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical innovation.

Feb 6, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting yes on House Resolution 444, commonly known as the Require a PLAN Act.

Feb 1, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, February 2. She is expected to discuss House GOP efforts to provide real solutions to our nation’s toughest fiscal challenges.

Jan 23, 2013 News Releases


Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting yes on House Resolution 325, commonly known as the “No Budget, No Pay Act.”  

Jan 8, 2013 News Releases
U.S. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) was named Chairwoman of the Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee just one day after being sworn in as a freshman Member of the 113th Congress.
Jan 3, 2013 Speech

When a Member of Congress is given time to formally express an opinion or make a statement on an issue before the House, they are said to have the 'floor' of the House, and their views are referred to as a 'Floor Speech'.

Jan 3, 2013 Editorial

Editorials historically came about as a means to let the average person know the opinions of the editors and publishers of newspapers and magazines.

Jan 3, 2013 News Releases

The First Session of the 113th Congress commences January 3rd, 2013.


Oct 31, 2014 In The News
Congresswoman Brooks: 'How do we start to feel secure again?'

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks visited Noblesville today, speaking to the Chamber of Commerce and its members at its October Luncheon about Congress' goals in the upcoming term, particularly focusing on different types of security issues.

Brooks said security is something she hears people show concern with more and more. 

Oct 19, 2014 In The News

The federal government should be doing more to prevent people who have been exposed to the Ebola virus from getting on an airplane, Rep. Susan Brooks said Thursday. Click here to read more.

Oct 19, 2014 In The News

Indiana lawmakers Friday offered words of support and prayer for the family of Peter Kassig, who was named as the next victim for beheading by the terrorist group known as ISIL. Click here to read more.

Sep 11, 2014 In The News
Susan Brooks: Remember 9/11, stay alert for new threats

Like all Hoosiers, I have clear memories of Sept. 11, 2001. I picked up my kids from school — they were 8 and 11 at the time — and did my best to answer their questions and explain what had taken place. My thoughts also drifted back to the beginning of the summer, when Indianapolis hosted the World Police and Fire Games.

Sep 11, 2014 In The News
Rep. Brooks Holds Mental Health Roundtable

CARMEL – Rep. Susan Brooks met with dozens of mental-health professionals Thursday to get input on a proposed House bill that would bring sweeping changes to the nation’s mental-health system.

Sep 11, 2014 In The News
Brooks Holds Health Initiative Panel

Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN5) co-hosted a listening session Aug. 7 on the 21st Century Cures initiative with the Indiana Health Industry Forum, BioCrossroads, Hoosiers for Health, and the Indiana Medical Device Manufactures Council at Roche Diagnostics.

Aug 4, 2014 In The News

WASHINGTON — Indiana’s congressional Republicans joined Gov. Mike Pence on Friday in asking the Obama administration for more information about unaccompanied Central American children living in Indiana.

Jul 2, 2014 In The News

NOBLESVILLE — Heroin is a worsening problem in Central Indiana, law enforcement authorities and lawmakers said during a meeting Tuesday that discussed ways to combat the issue.

"This is not just a big city problem," said U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Carmel. "This is not just a suburban problem or a rural problem."

Jul 2, 2014 In The News

Congresswoman Brooks joined fellow Hoosier Congresswoman Jackie Walorski for a tour of the Roudebush VA Medical Center on Tuesday, July 1. Click here to watch WISH TV's coverage.  

Jun 23, 2014 In The News
Congressional Hearing Focuses on Indy 500 Security

If you feel safe when you go to the Indianapolis 500, you need to know that the planning to keep race fans secure is nonstop.  Some of that planning is now being shared with others and Congress is playing a role.