Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

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

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released a new score of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA):

May 23, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This morning, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) participated with Speaker Paul Ryan (WI01), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA23), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA01), Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA05), and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN02) in the weekly House Republican press conference.

May 22, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Earlier this month, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) joined a group of bipartisan Congresswomen on a trip to visit deployed American forces in Afghanistan and Iraq. The trip focused on meeting U.S. female service members, thanking them for their service, particularly during Mother’s Day, and learning about their experiences in the military.

May 19, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1973, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Actlegislation recently introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL), Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL).

May 18, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) joined her colleagues on the House Floor to honor our nation’s police officers during National Police Week and Mental Health Awareness Month and to highlight a bill she recently introduced in the House, H.R.

May 16, 2017 News Releases

KABUL - A bi-partisan women’s Congressional delegation (CODEL) led by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) visited Afghanistan May 9 and 10.  The CODEL conducted oversight of American operations in Afghanistan with a focus on the contribution, efforts, and concerns of U.S. women in the U.S. Armed Forces with an additional focus on gender issues and challenges facing Afghan women.

May 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This week, the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, co-chaired by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL21), met with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Secretary David Shulkin to discuss important VA services for women, as well as expanded access to women-specific healthcare at VA clinics.

May 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) introduced H.R. 2307, the Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act (PALS Act). The PALS Act would postpone recent United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations that could severely limit women’s access to mammograms.

May 4, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 1644, the Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act, which will ensure that existing sanctions against North Korea are enforced and gives the administration additional tools to crack down on the North Korean regime in the wake of continued provocations and threats.


Sep 11, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON – A new Ball State University study concludes the damage from Hurricane Harvey to residential and commercial structures will be the costliest in U.S. history.

And assessments for Hurricane Irma are still in the very early stages, but recovery is estimated in the billions of dollars.

Sep 6, 2017 In The News
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Rep. Brooks says DACA issue has to be addressed

ANDERSON – Madison County’s congressional delegation is in agreement that the nation’s immigration system needs to be reformed and at the same time address the issue of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Sep 5, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – There are strong reactions across the nation today after the Trump administration announced its decision to end DACA, an Obama-era policy protecting undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children.

Sep 3, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS - On this week's edition of IN Focus, we heard more of our interview with Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), who shared her thoughts on the nation's opioid emergency and what the President's emergency declaration could mean in terms of dollars and cents for communities hit hard by the crisis.

Aug 30, 2017 In The News
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Earlier this month, Open Doors held an open house for residents to tour the new facility at 19360 Tomlinson Rd. 

Westfield City Council President Jim Ake speaks at the event. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks speaks at the event.

Aug 27, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS - Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) says while she supports some border security enhancements, she doesn't want to see a government shutdown to make it happen.

Aug 25, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks is convinced tax reform and eliminating more regulations on businesses are the keys to growing jobs.

Aug 24, 2017 In The News
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U.S. President Donald Trump’s renewed commitment to fight terrorism in Afghanistan is the right American policy at the right time, said several Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives this week.

“The president made it clear that the United States will not allow terrorist groups to prevail in Afghanistan,” said Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK).

Aug 18, 2017 In The News
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Charlottesville, tax reform, and the opioid crisis were a few of the topics discussed by Rep. Susan Brooks at a combined Zionsville and Westfield Chamber of Commerce event at the Indianapolis Executive Airport on Thursday, Aug. 17.

Aug 18, 2017 In The News
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In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Va., after neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups clashed with counter-protesters, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks wants there to be no question on her position.


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.
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.