Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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.

Sep 18, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced that Indiana will receive nearly $5 million in federal funding to combat the opioid crisis. Specifically, the state will receive $3.6 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for health centers across the state to tackle mental health issues.


Apr 22, 2018 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million for the second straight year to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.

The Health and Human Services funding is among $485 million recently awarded nationwide to combat heroin and opioid abuse.

Apr 21, 2018 In The News
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We're used to great spectacles at the motor speedway in May.

But this one came a few weeks early.

Apr 19, 2018 In The News
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The second round of federal funding to address the opioid epidemic in Indiana has been announced. The state will receive $10.9 million from the 21st Century Cures Act.

Apr 18, 2018 In The News
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Speaker Paul Ryan is a true public servant who has served in the House of Representatives for almost two decades. During that time, he has represented his constituents faithfully, the American people courageously and has continuously worked to unite the Republican Conference in Congress.

Apr 18, 2018 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS --The passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush is resonating with people who have ties to Indiana. 

Bush passed away Tuesday night at the age of 92. 

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb shared his condolences on Twitter. 

Vice President Mike Pence released the following on Twitter. 

Apr 16, 2018 In The News
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In a new nationwide survey released by the Alliance for Biosecurity on Monday, 73 percent of the 1,612 Americans polled said they would support a congressional decision to increase funding to address biosecurity needs and capabilities.

Apr 15, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged that regulation of social media companies is “inevitable” and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders. But after two days of congressional testimony, what seemed clear was how little Congress seems to know about Facebook, much less what to do about it.

Apr 12, 2018 In The News
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On Wednesday, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-Ind.) offered the following statement upon the announcement of Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) retirement at the conclusion of the 115th Congress:

Apr 11, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C.--While some U.S. House members questioned Facebook about privacy issues, with many not understanding how the social media site, which has been around for more than 12 years, works, Indiana's Rep. Susan Brooks (R), asked about how Facebook is stopping terrorists from using it as a recruitment tool.

Apr 10, 2018 In The News
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NOBLESVILLE — School administrators from Anderson, Zionsville and Noblesville met with U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks to discuss school safety when it comes to dealing with mental health issues.

Law enforcement officials were also there Monday for the discussion.