Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jul 15, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Dr. Jeff Sperring, President and CEO of the nationally recognized Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, will highlight the Kids First Research Act today during a tour of the hospital and media availability.

Jul 12, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Dr. Jeff Sperring, President and CEO of the nationally recognized Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, will highlight the Kids First Research Act during a tour of the hospital and media availability this Monday. They will be joined by representatives of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).

 

Jul 10, 2013 News Releases

WASHINGTON – Members of the Republican Women's Policy Committee held a meeting last night with representatives of the armed forces to discuss the recent revelations of wide-spread sexual assaults in the military. RWPC Members released the following statements regarding the discussions that took place:

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Jul 10, 2013 News Releases

As Chair of the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) held the second in a series of hearings today on the impact of social media and new technologies on emergency management. 

Jul 2, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) visited MESH Coalition today for a tour of its headquarters and a town hall meeting with staff members. During the meeting, she announced that MESH CEO Chad Priest and MESH Board Chair Dr. Virginia Caine will provide testimony during a Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee Field Hearing chaired by the Congresswoman in August. 

Jun 27, 2013 News Releases

Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced a bipartisan bill today, which would strengthen computer science opportunities in the nation’s K-12 classrooms. The “Computer Science Education Act” allows federal funding set aside for core academic subjects to be used in support of computer science efforts in schools. 

Jun 26, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) joined House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK), Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC) and Washington Redskins player Darryl Tapp in highlighting the Kids First Research Act today during a tour of the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Jun 25, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) spoke to over 300 Hoosier public health officials, emergency managers and first responders at the State Emergency Support Function (ESF-8) Conference in Indianapolis this morning. During her keynote address, the Congresswoman announced she will hold a Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee Field Hearing in the 5th District this August.   

Jun 24, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) held a Life Science Listening Session today at the headquarters of Software Engineering Professionals (SEP) in Carmel. The event was attended by more than 25 industry professionals representing pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, consulting groups and other entities.

Jun 19, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today after voting in favor of the “Student Success Act” during its markup in the House Committee on Education and the Workforce: 

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Feb 10, 2016 In The News
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Feb. 10 — Early phase, human testing of a Zika vaccine could happen as early as August with approval by the end of 2017, the head of the nation's infectious disease research programs told a House panel Feb. 10.

Feb 9, 2016 In The News
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One week after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a public health emergency in response to Zika-linked clusters of microcephaly, it and authorities in the US and EU are mobilizing to accelerate the development of treatments and diagn

Feb 9, 2016 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) led 70 members of Congress on Friday in a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Acting Commissioner Dr. Stephen Ostroff calling for Zika virus to be added to the FDA Tropical Disease Priority Review Voucher (PRV) Program.

Feb 9, 2016 In The News
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FISHERS, Ind (WISH) – A new app to help kids with homework is getting a Hamilton County teen national attention.

While some kids relaxed during winter break, one Fishers High School student was busy. Grayson Faircloth developed the FHS Genius app to help with homework.

Feb 8, 2016 In The News
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ANDERSON – U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks received a Congressional Leadership Award last week for her legislative efforts at the federal level to combat substance abuse.

Brooks, R-5th District, received the leadership award from the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America during the group’s 26th annual leadership forum.

Feb 6, 2016 In The News
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Members of the Indiana congressional delegation are urging the federal Surface Transportation Board to thoroughly review a possible merger or acquisition of the Norfolk Southern Corp. by Canadian Pacific Railway.

Feb 4, 2016 In The News
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Making sure Americans are secure is a very important job of the government. Especially with the threats from ISIS and other terrorist groups. Congresswoman Susan Brooks attended a Youth Advisory Group (YAG) meeting on the subject on Sat. Jan. 23. and discussed the matters of Homeland Security and other concerns facing Americans today.

Feb 4, 2016 In The News
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Over 30 Americans have been diagnosed with Zika across 11 states after traveling internationally, including confirmed cases in Illinois. There here have been no confirmed cases of the virus being contracted in the U.S., and Indiana experts say an outbreak here is unlikely.

Feb 4, 2016 In The News
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Nearly 2,700 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from throughout the country convened at CADCA’s 26th Annual National Leadership Forum this week at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.

Feb 4, 2016 In The News
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The Indiana congressional delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to directly intervene in the plight of adopted children from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Indiana has the highest number of adopted Congolese children that have yet to join their American families.

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