Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jul 19, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the House Committee on Veterans Affairs passed a package of 16 bills, including a bill Brooks introduced earlier this year titled the Veterans To Enhance Studies Through (TEST) Accessibility Act:

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Jul 18, 2017 News Releases

Washington, DC – Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Tom Reed (R-NY) introduced the “Protecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act” (H.R. 3271), which would strengthen protections for Medicare beneficiaries who buy blood glucose testing supplies through the National Mail Order Competitive Bidding Program.

Jul 17, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Veterans Affairs held a legislative hearing to add H.R. 1104, the Veterans To Enhance Studies Through (TEST) Accessibility Act, a bill Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) introduced earlier this year, to H.R.

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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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Sep 20, 2017 In The News
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INDIANA -- Soon, calling and texting won’t be your only ways Hoosiers get information to dispatchers during an emergency.

Knowing people can’t always call, the state 911 board has already made it so that people in Indiana can text to 911 in all 92 counties.

NexGen911 is supposed to let those in need also send pictures, video and even audio clips.

Sep 19, 2017 In The News
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NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai visited Noblesville on Tuesday for a roundtable discussion how Indiana has enhanced and could still enhance more methods of communication with its 911 dispatchers.

Sep 18, 2017 In The News
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Working to pave the way for the development of next generation wireless technology, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks introduced a resolution in support of promoting the deployment of fifth generation mobile networks (5G) to fuel economic growth.

Sep 17, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS - What approach does the President want to take on DACA, and how will it effect an already contentious political climate for congressional Republicans?

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Sep 15, 2017 In The News
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NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, and Republican Rep. Susan Brooks of Indiana, about their meeting with President Trump about tax reform.

 

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Sep 15, 2017 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks (R-Ind.) on the push for tax reform and efforts to end the opioid crisis.

Sep 15, 2017 In The News
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Washington, DC – Congressional Diabetes Caucus Co-Chairs Tom Reed (R-NY) and Diana DeGette (D-CO) led several colleagues in sending a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging the immediate reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program.

Sep 14, 2017 In The News
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Brooks says she's glad to see the president working with both parties to help you keep more of your check.

 

Sep 14, 2017 In The News
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President Donald J. Trump has made great efforts to foster bipartisan unity and support through various meetings with Senators at the White House. These meetings complement his resolve to work as “one team, one people, and one American family.”

Sep 13, 2017 In The News
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Congressional Diabetes Caucus Co-Chairs Tom Reed (R-Corning) and Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) led several colleagues in sending a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging the immediate reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program.

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Nov 10, 2015 Video
In November 2015, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) was honored by the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana at the 2015 Lt. Governor's Leadership Luncheon with the 'Making the World a Better Place' Award. Other 2015 honorees include Angela Braly, founder and president, the Braly Group; Mari Hulman George, chairman of the board of directors for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation, and Hulman & Company; and Jennett Hill, senior vice president and general counsel, Citizens Energy Group.
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Nov 4, 2015 Video
Social media is transforming the way we communicate before, during, and after terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other emergencies.
Sep 11, 2015 Video
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) spoke on the House floor in September in opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, stating that it is a deeply flawed deal.

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