Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI12) hosted the inaugural 5G Caucus briefing with the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA).

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:

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Jan 21, 2018 In The News
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ANDERSON — Rep. Susan Brooks doesn’t expect an effort by Republicans in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in 2018, but anticipates some legislation will be considered.

Jan 20, 2018 In The News
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ANDERSON — Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks believes the importation of fentanyl into the U.S. is a significant health problem and she is co-sponsoring legislation in an effort to lower the number of overdose deaths.

Jan 7, 2018 In The News
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A prevailing problem in Grant County is at the top of Rep. Susan Brooks’ list for 2018.

The opioid crisis claimed plenty of lives in the county in 2017. By the end of November, overdose deaths had climbed to 24, a number that continued to grow for the remainder of the year.

Jan 4, 2018 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The widely Hoosier-supported Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017 has passed both houses of Congress and awaits the president’s signature.

U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks co-authored House Bill 2228 and worked alongside U.S. Sens. Joe Donnelly and Todd Young and the Indiana Fraternal Order of Police.

Dec 28, 2017 In The News
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The U.S. Senate on Dec. 21 passed the bipartisan, bicameral Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) to support law enforcement officers through mental health services.

Dec 27, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Being a law enforcement officer is a stressful job, but legislation sponsored by Indiana lawmakers could help people engaged in public safety facing mental health issues.

Dec 26, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Being a law enforcement officer is a stressful job, but legislation sponsored by Indiana lawmakers could help people engaged in public safety facing mental health issues.

Dec 23, 2017 In The News
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Congresswoman Susan Brooks talks about the Republican tax cut, job development and her job as chairman of the ethics committee overseeing allegations of sexual harassment against some of her fellow Congressmen.

Dec 22, 2017 In The News

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana didn't have any major elections in 2017, so it was a quiet year in politics, right? Think again. 

Here are the top stories in Indiana politics in 2017:

Jan. 29 - Rep. Susan Brooks doesn't support immigration executive order

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Dec 21, 2017 In The News
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Taylor Nielsen, a Lebanon Police Officer who has inspired many by coming forward with her struggle against Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), continues to prove that one voice can inspire action.

A recently passed Lebanon Police Department policy and bill in U.S. House of Representatives were both inspired, at least in part, by Nielsen’s story.

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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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