Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This week, the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, co-chaired by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL21), met with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to discuss important VA services for women, as well as expanded access to women-specific healthcare at VA clinics.

May 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) introduced H.R. 2307, the Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act (PALS Act). The PALS Act would postpone recent United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations that could severely limit women’s access to mammograms.

May 4, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 1644, the Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act, which will ensure that existing sanctions against North Korea are enforced and gives the administration additional tools to crack down on the North Korean regime in the wake of continued provocations and threats.

May 4, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) voted for H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), and H.R. 2192, to ensure that the AHCA and its provisions apply to all Members of Congress and Congressional staff. The AHCA repeals Obamacare, restores competition and choice to the healthcare marketplace, and lowers insurance premiums.

May 3, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Steve Stivers (R-OH), Mark Takano (D-CA) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) today introduced the bipartisan 21st Century SHOP CLASS Act, legislation that would upgrade and modernize career and technical education programs in schools across the country.

Apr 28, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN), Val Demings (D-FL), Doug Collins (R-GA), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) introduced H.R.

Apr 26, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) met with members of the Syria Civil Defense (SCD), also known as the White Helmets.

Apr 25, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) participated in a President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis listening session for Members of Congress led by Governor Chris Christie at the White House. Brooks released the following statement after the meeting:

Apr 24, 2017 News Releases

Fishers, Ind. - Today at the Fishers Municipal Complex, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) hosted her 6th Connecting Careers and Classrooms event for 50 local teachers, guidance counselors and school administrators.

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Apr 21, 2017 News Releases

WHAT:                 The Congressional Art Competition is a nation-wide high school arts competition that is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Only one winner is selected from each Congressional District. The winning artwork will hang in the U.S.

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Oct 9, 2017 In The News
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A new bill co-sponsored by two Republican lawmakers aims to address “life-threatening” cybersecurity vulnerabilities with medical devices by bringing together regulators, manufacturers and providers to develop new device guidelines.

Oct 4, 2017 In The News
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September 2017 will long be remembered for devastating storms. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria each caused billions of dollars in damage, claimed the lives of many Americans, and disrupted millions more. They also reminded us how important communications networks can be during emergencies—and that the FCC has a role to play in helping keep people safe.

Oct 3, 2017 In The News
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On Friday, Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González Colón led a bipartisan group of Members of Congress in writing a letter to President Trump to request further assistance to Puerto Rico.

Oct 2, 2017 In The News
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Local government representatives reacted to the ongoing news from the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Twitter. Here is a sampling of what they had to say:

Oct 1, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON - Putting party differences aside, members of Congress rose to their feet Thursday to welcome House majority whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) back to work after recovering from gunshot wounds he suffered earlier this year.

Scalise was shot during an early-morning practice for the annual Congressional baseball game.

Oct 1, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON - Putting party differences aside, members of Congress rose to their feet Thursday to welcome House majority whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) back to work after recovering from gunshot wounds he suffered earlier this year.

Scalise was shot during an early-morning practice for the annual Congressional baseball game.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News
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On Thursday night in the Farm Bureau building at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, there was a celebration of State Sen. Luke Kenley and his years of service to the State of Indiana. Around 350 of Luke’s Statehouse colleagues, family and friends were present for the program. It was an evening full of wonderful tributes, gifts, reminiscing and even some poking fun, OK a lot of poking fun.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News
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Indiana Republican leaders, U.S. Sen. Todd Young and U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks and Jackie Walorski, traveled with President Donald Trump to Indiana on Wednesday to unveil a unified tax reform plan that aims to create more jobs while helping Americans keep more of their paychecks.

Sep 29, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Air Force One is a sweet ride. Just ask Sen. Todd Young.

When the Indiana Republican hitched a ride to Indianapolis with President Trump for Trump’s tax reform speech Wednesday, Young took advantage of the face time with the president to lobby for federal funding for Indiana infrastructure projects.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Air Force One arrived in Indianapolis ahead of Donald Trump’s speech at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

The President will speak about the GOP’s tax reform plan and will be joined by Indiana Senators Todd Young and Joe Donnelly as well as Reps. Susan Brooks and Jackie Walorski.