Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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.

Mar 24, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today regarding the American Health Care Act:

Mar 21, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep.

Mar 20, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. schools could receive additional resources to prevent mass shootings under bipartisan legislation led by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and cosponsored by Reps. Mike Coffman (CO-06), Susan Brooks (IN-05) and Suzan DelBene (WA-01).

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Mar 15, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Senate confirmed former Indiana Senator Dan Coats to serve as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to President Trump. Coats represented the United States as Ambassador to Germany under the Bush Administration from 2001 to 2005, and while in the U.S. Senate, was an active a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Rep.

Mar 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Following Senate confirmation of Seema Verma to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

Mar 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Following the Congressional Budget Office score of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement: 

“Today's CBO score confirms that our plan reduces premiums and taxes on you and your family over time, makes headway to address our federal deficit, and puts your healthcare decisions back in your hands."

Mar 9, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee concluded a markup of the American Health Care Act following nearly 28 hours of bipartisan debate. Rep.

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May 24, 2017 In The News
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The United States appears ill-prepared to deal with a Zika virus outbreak although the nation’s federal public health agencies have learned valuable information during the last few years about the disease, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report released on Tuesday to coincide with a related House subcommittee hearing.

May 23, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks has made her first trip to visit American troops deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Brooks, R-5th District, joined a group of bipartisan congresswomen on the trip, which focused on meeting U.S. female service members, thanking them for their service, particularly during Mother’s Day, and learning about their experiences in the military.

May 21, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — Three Indiana members of Congress have signed on as sponsors of legislation that will require amateur athletic governing bodies to report allegations of abuse to law enforcement agencies.

Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., have all sponsored legislation to protect young athletes from sexual abuse.

May 17, 2017 In The News
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A proposal from Indiana's senators to improve mental-health care for police has passed the chamber unanimously.

May 16, 2017 In The News
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Congresswoman Val Demings was part of a bipartisan group of Representatives who visited Iraq and Afghanistan over the weekend, including Mother’s Day where they delivered Mother’s Day cards to the female soldiers. The cards were made by students here in the Orlando area 10th district she represents.

May 16, 2017 In The News
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Orlando’s U.S. Rep. Val Demings and Miami’s U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen made a week-long visit to visit troops in Afghanistan and Iraq this week, including a Mother’s Day visit at which Demings was able to deliver cards from students in her Florida’s 10th Congressional District.

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.