Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jul 14, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after voting in support of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA) in the House of Representatives:

Jun 29, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement in support of Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams’ nomination to serve as U.S. Surgeon General:

Jun 29, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C— Following a worldwide cyber-attack last month that hit more than 300,000 computers, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) introduced legislation to combat cyberattacks and cybercrime against U.S. computer networks.

Jun 27, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C.  – Today, Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5), Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-5), and Congressman Patrick Meehan (PA-7) introduced the bipartisan Online Safety Modernization Act. The legislation is a roadmap for Congress to address online safety and combat the rise in online crimes that disproportionately affect women and girls.

Jun 21, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after Anthem and MDwise announced they will no longer sell insurance plans on the Affordable Care Act exchanges in Indiana in 2018:

Jun 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House voted on bipartisan legislation to help our veterans get better care and better results from the Veterans Administration (VA). Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of S.

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May 31, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) introduced the Teacher Loan Repayment Act (TELORA) to improve federal loan assistance programs and provide teachers with clear and tangible incentives to enter and remain in the classroom. A companion bill was introduced by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Mark Warner (D-VA).

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May 25, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 1973, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act, with a vote of 415-3. This legislation was recently introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL), Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL).

May 24, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released a new score of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA):

May 23, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This morning, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) participated with Speaker Paul Ryan (WI01), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA23), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA01), Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA05), and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN02) in the weekly House Republican press conference.

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Jul 14, 2017 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind. on Wednesday, co-sponsored a resolution Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, introduced March 13 recognizing the importance of climate change, according to the Library of Congress government information web site.

The resolution – H Res 195 – had 21 co-sponsors, as of Friday, all Republican.

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Jul 12, 2017 In The News
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

Jul 5, 2017 In The News
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BOSTON —  A rare night home with her family in Melrose over a year ago turned into a terrifying experience for U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark when flashing blue lights and a squadron of police vehicles and heavily-armed officers appeared in an instant on her front lawn.

Jul 5, 2017 In The News
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President Donald Trump’s appointment of Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams to serve as U.S. surgeon general was met with applause from U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN).

Jul 5, 2017 In The News
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Following the international WannaCry ransomware attack, which has reportedly infected approximately 300,000 computer systems in more than 150 nations, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill that aims to combat cyberattacks and cybercrime against U.S. computer networks.

Jul 3, 2017 In The News
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The recent global cyberattack that affected thousands of computers worldwide and hampered major companies including A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S and Merck & Co. Inc. has raised the attention level of cybersecurity professionals looking for ways to help stop the crippling strikes.

Jul 2, 2017 In The News
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Doxxing is one of the many online harassment tactics that is considered illegal under state criminal laws but has indirect coverage. Doxxing refers to the deliberate search and publishing of identifying information about a particular individual on the internet with malicious intent.

Jun 30, 2017 In The News
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Federal scientists at the National Institute for Standards and Technology would be tasked — in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Trade Commission — to develop concise voluntary guidelines for basic online security measures, called cyber-hygiene, under a new bipartisan bill introduced in both chambers of Congress.

Jun 30, 2017 In The News
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Reps. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., and Susan Brooks, R-Ind., and Sens. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Ed Markey, D-Mass., introduced legislation June 29 to combat cyber crime by mandating that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the department of Homeland Security (DHS) establish baseline best practices for the private sector.

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Feb 11, 2016 Video

Principal Susan Jordan served the Lawrence community for 22 years as an educator. Her heroism and dedicated service have left a legacy for Indiana's Fifth District, her students, the Lawrence Township community, and all Hoosiers who mourn her loss and cherish her memory.

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Jan 14, 2016 Video

Rep. Susan Brooks spoke in honor of National Computer Science Education Week, highlighting the importance of growing careers and educational opportunities in STEM fields.

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