Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Apr 11, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement upon the announcement of Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) retirement at the conclusion of the 115th Congress:

Apr 4, 2018 News Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Today, President Trump signed into law H.R. 4851, the Kennedy-King Commemorative Site Act, legislation introduced by Congressman André Carson (D-IN) and co-sponsored by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN). Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Todd Young (R-IN) introduced a companion bill in the Senate.

Apr 3, 2018 News Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) joined Indiana Department of Education’s (IDOE) 44th Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Jennifer McCormick, in a roundtable discussion focusing on their shared commitment to keeping schools safe.

Mar 22, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The opioid epidemic continues to sweep the nation. In order to effectively combat this complex crisis, it is important to work together. Poison control centers are an important part of the solution and are already on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic.

Mar 21, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed “Right to Try” legislation by a vote of 267-149. Already, 38 states, including Indiana, have passed similar laws that take a variety of approaches to help vulnerable patients.

Mar 19, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, H.R. 4851, the Kennedy-King Establishment Act, introduced by Congressman André Carson (D-IN07) and co-sponsored by Congresswoman Susan W.

Mar 19, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues hosted a hearing about sexual harassment in the service sector entitled, “Beyond the Headlines: Combating Service Sector Sexual Harassment in the Age of #MeToo.” Members of Congress heard from survivors of sexual harassment as well as professionals with expertise on the issue, and di

Mar 15, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today marks seven years of civil war in Syria, where innocent women and children are continuously killed, chemical attacks on civilians are far too frequent and bombings plague the nation and tear families apart. Congresswoman Susan W.

Mar 14, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, H.R. 4851, the Kennedy-King Establishment Act, introduced by Congressman André Carson (D-IN07) and co-sponsored by Congresswoman Susan W.

Mar 14, 2018 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed by a vote of 407-10 H.R.

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May 24, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, DC – Wednesday, the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the pervasiveness of sexual misconduct within the U.S. Olympic community and whether there are adequate policies and procedures in place to protect athletes at all levels of sport moving forward.

May 24, 2018 In The News
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The U.S. 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 23, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, DC - This week, the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) was awarded $33 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Congresswoman Susan W.

May 23, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Executives with major sport governing bodies, including Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics, appeared before Congress Wednesday, facing tough questions about their ongoing response to sexual abuse allegations.

“What are you doing to protect these young people right now so this never happens again?” Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Michigan) demanded to know.

May 22, 2018 In The News
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CARMEL, Ind. – An Indiana family is celebrating a win with Congress. The U.S. House just passed the “STAR Act.”

May 22, 2018 In The News
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CARMEL, Ind. – An Indiana family is celebrating a win with Congress. The U.S. House just passed the “STAR Act.”

May 21, 2018 In The News
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The lack of both a protective vaccine and a proactive worldwide plan for tackling the spread of a catastrophic global pandemic resulted in the death of 150 million people across Earth during the recent Clade X simulation exercise hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.

May 11, 2018 In The News
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The upcoming Clade X exercise hosted by the Center for Health Security, which is part of the Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will show the world how United States presidential advisors would handle policy decisions for an unfolding mock pandemic crisis.

May 11, 2018 In The News
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On Wednesday, 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 police officer who was shot and killed in 2004 in the line of duty by a man who struggled with mental illness.

May 10, 2018 In The News
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Federal legislation introduced Wednesday would encourage all states to enact laws similar to Florida’s new statute that allows the government to seize firearms of people deemed dangerous to themselves or others.

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Dec 1, 2015 Video

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor today in support of two joint resolutions to disapprove of new EPA regulations that will result in lost jobs, lost economic growth, and higher utility costs for both individuals and businesses.

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Nov 17, 2015 Video
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) spoke on the House floor on November 17, 2015, about the need for the United States to redouble its efforts, take the leadership role that the world demands of us, and develop a strategy that will not just degrade, but ultimately destroy the ISIS network.
Nov 16, 2015 Video
S. 599, the Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act, companion legislation to H.R. 3681, a bill I introduced this year passed the House on November 16, 2015.

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