Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 2, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks joined Senator Dan Coats, Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann and Major General R. Martin Umbarger at a Military Commanders Roundtable on Wednesday, May 1. This was the first meeting between members of Indiana’s congressional delegation and all of Indiana’s military commanders in the last decade.

May 2, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks spent the day in Anderson on Tuesday, April 29 meeting with local residents and touring one of the city’s largest employers.

Apr 26, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement promising to vote against any effort to exempt members of Congress from Obamacare:

Apr 22, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement after surveying flood damage with Governor Mike Pence today in Kokomo, Tipton and Elwood:

Apr 18, 2013 News Releases

 

The Office of Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks encourages 5th District students to participate in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition. Winning entries are on display for one year in a Congressional walkway visited by thousands of tourists daily. The deadline for this year’s competition is April 26, 2013.

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Apr 17, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement today in support of the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013 after the legislation’s markup in the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce: 

Apr 12, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting for the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act:

Apr 10, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement in response to the budget plan President Obama released today:

Apr 8, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks issued the following statement today on the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher:

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Dec 1, 2015 In The News
Lawmakers launch legal aid caucus
Lawmakers in the House have created a caucus to make it easier for low-income families to get legal representation. Reps. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and Susan Brooks (R-Ind.) launched the Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus on Tuesday to advocate for civil legal aid programs and ensure access to representation is never limited by income.
Dec 1, 2015 In The News
Rep. Susan Brooks congratulates Our Lady of Mount Carmel on Blue Ribbon status
Our Lady of Mount Carmel School recently hosted U.S. Rep. Susan W. Brooks as part of its 2015 National Blue Ribbon School celebrations.
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Nov 30, 2015 In The News
New Psychiatric Care Bill Passes Senate

A bill to extend a demonstration program designed to allow people with chronic mental illnesses to seek the help they need without becoming stuck in the revolving door of emergency room visits, relapses, jail and homelessness is now on track to be signed into law. 

Nov 25, 2015 In The News
The December Election That Matters

About a dozen House Republicans are jockeying for valuable seats on the GOP Steering Committee, part of a broader effort to devolve power from leadership to the rank and file.

Nov 23, 2015 In The News
Cardin-Toomey Mental Illness Bill Awaits Signature
A bill introduced by U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) to extend the duration of a demonstration program that allows individuals with chronic mental illnesses to seek the help they need without becoming stuck in the revolving door of emergency room visits, relapses, jail, homelessness, and death, is now on track to be signed into law.
Nov 20, 2015 In The News
NAPHS Applauds Final Passage of Bipartisan Legislation To Extend and Expand the Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstration Project

This week Congress passed and will send to the President bipartisan legislation to improve access to emergency psychiatric care for adult Medicaid beneficiaries.

Nov 18, 2015 In The News
Washington's Amazing Mental Health Legislation
HR2646 has provisions to improve mental health, but it also has five provisions that start to focus government programs on delivering treatment to adults with serious mental illness. The support for the shift is coming primarily from families of the seriously ill and Republicans who want to reduce crime, incarceration and tragedies.
Nov 12, 2015 In The News
Brooks, Freeman-Wilson to Headline Forum

U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks and Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be the featured speakers at the Hazelett Women in Leadership Forum this month at the Indiana Statehouse. They will talk about women's leadership in government, communication and work-life balance.

Nov 9, 2015 In The News
Brooks: Keystone decision cost Indiana jobs
Rep. Susan Brooks said the decision by President Barack Obama to block the Keystone Pipeline project cost thousands of jobs in Indiana. The 5th District congresswoman was in Anderson on Monday to meet with local residents and toured the Hy-Pro Filtration company plant.
Nov 6, 2015 In The News
Brooks' DHS social media bill clears Congress, heads to Obama's desk
The House and Senate passed U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks' (R-IN) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Social Media Improvement Act of 2015 on Wednesday. The bill now goes to President Obama's desk.