Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Mar 24, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today regarding the American Health Care Act:

Mar 21, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep.

Mar 20, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. schools could receive additional resources to prevent mass shootings under bipartisan legislation led by Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) and cosponsored by Reps. Mike Coffman (CO-06), Susan Brooks (IN-05) and Suzan DelBene (WA-01).

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Mar 15, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Senate confirmed former Indiana Senator Dan Coats to serve as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to President Trump. Coats represented the United States as Ambassador to Germany under the Bush Administration from 2001 to 2005, and while in the U.S. Senate, was an active a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Rep.

Mar 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Following Senate confirmation of Seema Verma to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

Mar 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Following the Congressional Budget Office score of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement: 

“Today's CBO score confirms that our plan reduces premiums and taxes on you and your family over time, makes headway to address our federal deficit, and puts your healthcare decisions back in your hands."

Mar 9, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee concluded a markup of the American Health Care Act following nearly 28 hours of bipartisan debate. Rep.

Mar 8, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a markup of portions of the American Health Care Act, a bill that repeals Obamacare and begins the process of rebuilding our healthcare markets. Rep.

Mar 6, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee announced a full committee markup on Wednesday, March 8th, at 10:30 a.m. of one of the bills that begins the process of repealing Obamacare and rebuilding our healthcare system.

Feb 27, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) is pleased to announce that her guest for President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress tomorrow is Elaine Bedel. Bedel, an entrepreneur who founded Indianapolis-based Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. in 1989, was recently appointed by Governor Eric J.

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Apr 27, 2017 In The News
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Apr 25, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS – A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.

The state's funding from the Health and Human Services is among $485 million the agency recently awarded to all 50 states and several U.S. territories.

Apr 24, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.
 
The state's funding from the Health and Human Services is among $485 million the agency recently awarded to all 50 states and several U.S. territories.
 
Apr 20, 2017 In The News
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CARMEL, Ind.– Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price announced Thursday that Indiana will receive a federal grant for approximately $10.9 million to assist in the fight against the state’s opioid epidemic.
Apr 18, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks described her first visit to the Purdue Polytechnic Institute as impressive in terms of the facility and the programs being offered in Anderson.

Brooks, R-5th District, took a tour of the academic area and the Maker Space facilities that will help foster start-up companies.

Apr 17, 2017 In The News
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Vice President Pence is in the thick of Republican discussions about another try at repealing the federal health care law.

Apr 17, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Events last week indicate that President Donald Trump is sending a strong message to ISIS and North Korea about terrorism, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks said.

Brooks, R-5th District, was in Anderson on Monday to tour the Purdue Polytechnic Institute during Congress' April recess.

Apr 16, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS - In a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) discusses the situation in Syria, and the President's apparent reversal in recent days on a wide range of foreign policy issues.

“I think we have stood on the sidelines far too long,” said Rep. Brooks. “I’m pleased to see the U.S. act under the leadership of President Trump."

Apr 6, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks spoke yesterday on the House floor at the Statehouse condemning the recent chemical attacks in Syria. She says the U.S. must take action to empower the Syrian people and remove Assad  from power.

Apr 5, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Reps. Greg Walden (R-OR) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) together praised the announcement last week of a $46.5 billion initiative to build a nationwide high-speed wireless network for first responders, a new communications infrastructure designed to improve public safety.

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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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