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.

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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.

Sep 27, 2017 In The News
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Hoosier politicos are offering their thoughts on President Donald Trump’s tax plan which he officially unveiled today in Indianapolis.  Here is the reaction…

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly

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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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