Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 22, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed “Right to Try” legislation. The Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017 is partially named after a nine-year-old boy from Indianapolis, Jordan McLinn, who is battling Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

May 22, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 292, the Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research (STAR) Act, which is the most comprehensive childhood cancer legislation ever taken up by Congress. Congresswoman Susan W.

May 17, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce completed its second mark-up of legislation focused on combating the opioid and heroin crisis. The Committee passed 32 bills, two of which were recently introduced by Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05).

May 14, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement on the dedication of the American Embassy in Jerusalem, Israel:

May 9, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), Ted Deutch (D-FL22), Fred Upton (R-MI06) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI12) held a press conference to introduce H.R. 5717, the Jake Laird Act, a bipartisan bill named after an Indianapolis, Indiana police officer who was shot and killed in 2004 in the line of duty by a man who struggled with mental illness.

May 8, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCToday, Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced H.R. 5700, the National Non-Emergency Mobile Number Act, a bipartisan bill which directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to facilitate the creation of a unified wireless number for critical non-emergency situations on our nation’s highways.

May 8, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCToday, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, commonly known as the Iran Deal, and re-impose sanctions lifted under the deal:

May 7, 2018 News Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – This evening, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) hosted a reception at the Art Institute of Indianapolis where she congratulated the Fifth District winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, Jiwon Yu, a sophomore from Carmel High School.

Apr 25, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health passed H.R. 5329, the Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018, which was recently introduced by Representatives Susan W.

Apr 25, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC The bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues hosted a hearing about sexual harassment in male-dominated jobs entitled, “From Silicon Valley to the Factory Floor: Time’s Up for Sexual Harassment in Male-Dominated Jobs.” Caucus members heard from survivors of sexual harassment in fields where women are often outnumbered, as well as from

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Feb 19, 2019 In The News
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Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-Ind.-05) and Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Working Group (BPWG), have reintroduced a bipartisan package of fixes to ongoing challenges faced by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in delivering quality care to veterans.

Feb 11, 2019 In The News
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House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) recently announced that Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-15) will join Tom Graves (GA-14), Rob Woodall (GA-07), Rodney Davis (IL-13), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), and William Timmons (SC-04) to serve on the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress.

Feb 10, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject “the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution.” He warned emboldened Democrats that “ridiculous partisan investigations” into his administration and businesses could hamper a surging American economy.

Feb 6, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The parent's of Tyler Trent arrived home from Washington, D.C., after being invited to the president's State of the Union. 

Feb 6, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON – The parents of Tyler Trent got the chance to join U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) at the State of the Union in Washington.

Tony and Kelly Trent also met with Vice President Mike Pence at the White House before the speech on Tuesday.

Feb 6, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON — Indiana lawmakers offered mixed responses to President Donald Trump’s remarks on the economy during his second State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Feb 6, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON – The parents of Tyler Trent got the chance to join U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) at the State of the Union in Washington.

Tony and Kelly Trent also met with Vice President Mike Pence at the White House before the speech on Tuesday.

Feb 6, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS — The parents of Tyler Trent, the Purdue University superfan and cancer activist who died in January, attended President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Feb 6, 2019 In The News
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Members of CompTIA Public Sector and Advocacy (PSA) gathered to share their latest technologies with members of Congress and Hill Staffers at Tech Demo Day on Capitol Hill.

Feb 5, 2019 In The News
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The parents of Tyler Trent, whose battle with cancer inspired far beyond his home state of Indiana, will meet Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday and attend the State of the Union address that evening.