Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Oct 24, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI12) hosted the inaugural 5G Caucus briefing with the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA).

Oct 13, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Governor Holcomb announced that Indiana will join 24 other states in opting-in to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) offered the following statement after the announcement of this decision:

Oct 11, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee as part of a bipartisan “Member Day,” where representatives both on and off the committee shared proposals for ways to put an end to a crisis that is rapidly sweeping through communities across the country and taking too many American lives. 

Oct 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, during National Health IT Week, U.S. Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Dave Trott (R-MI11) introduced the Internet of Medical Things Resilience Partnership Act, which creates a public-private stakeholder partnership to lay out a cybersecurity framework to protect protects Americans’ sensitive healthcare information from cyber-attacks.

Sep 27, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) traveled with President Donald Trump to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis where the President unveiled a tax reform plan for Hoosier and American families.

Sep 22, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) welcomed Vice President Mike Pence back to Anderson in Indiana’s Fifth District to address Hoosiers at Flagship Center East at Purdue Polytechnic regarding federal tax reform. Congresswoman Brooks issued the below statement following the Vice President’s remarks:

Sep 19, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai toured Hamilton County’s state-of-the-art 911 Communications Center and held a roundtable discussion with local public safety leaders to discuss the path forward for Next Generation 911 (NG911) capabilities.

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Feb 9, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) on Feb. 6 introduced the bipartisan, bicameral Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum (AIRWAVES) Act, H.R. 4953, a measure to broaden 5G wireless connectivity for more Americans.

Feb 8, 2018 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 6 unanimously passed legislation to reform U.S. legislative-branch sexual harassment rules, one day after their introduction, with strong support from Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Rodney Davis (R-IL).

Feb 8, 2018 In The News
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At midnight tonight, the Federal government could shut down again unless the House and Senate can agree on a spending measure.

The House passed a spending plan earlier in the week that Fifth District Congresswoman Susan Brooks feels is good for all sides…especially the military, since it includes funding for them through later this year.

Feb 6, 2018 In The News
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The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to overhaul the way Congress handles sexual harassment claims, in the wake of multiple allegations against members in the last few months.

Feb 6, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON—Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) signed S. 534, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act. This measure is in response to reports of abuse in amateur athletics, including within the U.S. gymnastics program. He was joined today by Reps.

Feb 6, 2018 In The News
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The House on Tuesday approved a bipartisan legislative package that significantly reshapes the chamber's system for handling internal workplace misconduct, including a requirement that lawmakers pay for their own harassment settlements.

Feb 4, 2018 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS: The US Senate unanimously passed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017. The House also passed this legislation this week by a vote of 406-3. Congresswoman Susan W.

Feb 4, 2018 In The News
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Editor’s note: Ann Vermilion was personally selected by Rep. Susan Brooks to attend the State of the Union due to her efforts in combating the opioid crisis in Grant County and across the state.

Feb 3, 2018 In The News
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Oregon Rep. Greg Walden said lawmakers riding an Amtrak train to their Republican retreat in Virginia felt a "real snap" when the train collided with a garbage truck. He said members with medical experience ran out to help the truck passengers. (Jan. 31) AP

Jan 31, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON — A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday. No lawmakers were believed injured, but it at least one person in the truck was said to have died.