Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jul 18, 2013 News Releases

WASHINGTON – Members of the Republican Women's Policy Committee voted last night for two bills that will delay both the employer and individual mandates in Obamacare. These mandates are set to cause crippling pain on job creators and our economy. Below are statements from RWPC Members following last night's vote:

Chairwoman Renee Ellmers

Jul 17, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement after voting in favor bills which delay the individual and employer mandates within Obamacare: 

Jul 17, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) will host her first “Connect with your Congresswoman” open house on Friday, July 26 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Hamilton East Public Library. Constituents are encouraged to visit with Congresswoman Brooks and her staff to discuss a wide variety of issues and affairs that play a daily role in the lives of 5th District residents.

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:

Chairwoman Ellmers

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.

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Apr 18, 2016 In The News
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WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joseph Pitts (R-PA), has announced it will markup 12 bills on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Apr 18, 2016 In The News
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Today, more people are dying of drug overdoses than car accidents. And you, our local officials, are seeing the statistic become reality in your communities and states. But where does it begin?

Eighty percent of heroin addictions start with a legal pain medication.

Apr 12, 2016 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) hosted a biodefense exercise on Monday in Fishers, Indiana, that simulated a smallpox outbreak to gauge response capabilities in the Hoosier State.

During the tabletop exercise, 35 local and state officials made a series of decisions about how to respond to a simulated small pox outbreak that started with a single case in Europe.

Apr 12, 2016 In The News
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The House on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill to offer incentives to companies seeking cures for the Zika virus amid Congress’s growing battle over funding for the epidemic.

Apr 11, 2016 In The News
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IU's School of Medicine is trying to rewrite the rulebook on prescribing painkillers.

Apr 11, 2016 In The News
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Suburban women will decide the upcoming presidential election. When President Obama ran for reelection in 2012, a key to his victory was the advantage he held among women in suburban counties. Even though Obama gained only 42 percent of the vote from white women as a whole, his support from mostly white suburban women helped him win critical states like Colorado, Ohio and Virginia.

Apr 11, 2016 In The News
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(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) April 11, 2016 -- The largest medical school in the nation is changing its education to help put a stop to the prescription drug abuse and heroin epidemic.

The effort at the IU School of Medicine is being spearheaded by Indianapolis doctor Palmer Mackie.

Apr 10, 2016 In The News
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Last week, Purdue University announced that it had made a breakthrough in determining the structure of Zika virus, a critical first step to developing a treatment or vaccine.

Apr 8, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS -- U.S. Congresswoman Susan Brooks was in Indianapolis Monday to learn more about how the heroin and opioid abuse crisis is impacting Hoosier children and families.