Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 17, 2016 News Releases

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Tuesday, three members of Indiana’s Congressional delegation were appointed to a special conference committee comprised of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate that will negotiate the final details of comprehensive legislation to curb opioid and heroin abuse.

May 12, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House overwhelmingly passed H.R. 4641, legislation introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), by a vote of 412 - 4.

Apr 28, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed legislation introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), H.R. 4641, to establish a task force comprised of patients, medical providers, hospitals, state medical boards, pain advocacy groups and federal agencies involved.

Apr 15, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) signed companion legislation, S. 2512, to a proposal introduced earlier this year by Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) and Susan Brooks (IN-05), H.R. 4400.

Apr 11, 2016 News Releases
Discussion focused on medical school’s recent, ongoing efforts on best prescriber practices, pain management, substance abuse, and addiction treatment

 

Apr 11, 2016 News Releases

FISHERS, Ind.— Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) hosted a biodefense tabletop exercise simulating an European smallpox outbreak and exploring the implications of the outbreak on stateside response activities in Indiana.

Mar 22, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement this morning after the attacks in Brussels, Belgium:

Mar 22, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following the death of former Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) Chief Brian Sanford, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) praised his dedicated service:

Mar 17, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced H. Res. 647, a resolution in honor and recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scout Gold Award. The Gold Award is the highest award in Girl Scouts and has stood for excellence and leadership for girls everywhere since 1916.

Mar 16, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new recommendations for prescribing opioid medications for chronic pain, excluding cancer, palliative and end-of-life care. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

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