Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Oct 29, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) led today’s passage of House Resolution 1791 – the Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act – during a markup session of the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Oct 16, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement after voting in favor of legislation to prevent default and open the goverment: 

Oct 9, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) applauded passage of House Resolution 3273 – the Deficit Reduction and Economic Growth Working Group Act of 2013 – in the U.S. House of Representatives today:

Oct 9, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) took to the House Floor in support of the Food and Drug Safety Act, which ensures vital food inspections take place while Members of Congress work to reopen the Government:

Oct 7, 2013 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (IN-05) and Jackie Walorski (IN-02) joined members of the Republican Women's Policy Committee (RWPC) to send a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, calling on him to allow a vote in the Senate on numerous House bills that will provide protections for the most vulnerable Americans.

Sep 30, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today after voting in favor of a Continuing Resolution (CR) to keep the government open:

Sep 28, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) announced her support for amendments that delay Obamacare for one year and permanently repeal the Medical Device Tax before a vote on the Continuing Resolution (H.J. Res 59):

Sep 20, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) applauded passage of House Joint Resolution 59 in the U.S. House of Representatives today. The legislation funds the government through December 15, 2013 at reduced spending levels and defunds Obamacare.

Sep 20, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today after voting in favor of the Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act:

Sep 17, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) introduced the Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act today. The legislation gives the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of the Army authority to disinter veterans buried in national cemeteries that have committed a capital crime.

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Oct 17, 2016 In The News
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Congresswoman Susan Brooks cooed at babies, sat among toddlers during snack time, and watched pre-kindergarteners build a racetrack last week as she toured the YMCA Child Care Development Center.

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Oct 14, 2016 In The News
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AG Zoeller, Rx Task Force host two-day conference to focus on reducing
opioid abuse, providing treatment in Indiana communities

Oct 14, 2016 In The News
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More than 900 people are in Indianapolis for a symposium on the country’s opioid crisis. It’s a two-day event, and much of Thursday’s focus was on altering how drugs are prescribed.

Oct 12, 2016 In The News
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Five Indiana legislators and an Indiana congresswoman participated in a Zionsville Chamber of Commerce luncheon and business expo Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Golf Club of Indiana. The annual event allows local business people to connect and network with one another and listen to a panel of speakers about issues that affect them.

Oct 12, 2016 In The News
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Indiana University Health unveils its special pathogens unit, designed to fight exotic, highly contagious diseases.

Oct 5, 2016 In The News
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Indiana Farm Bureau will be presenting Representative Susan Brooks with a Friend of Farm Bureau award at Evermilk Logistics, an agribusiness in Anderson focused on milk product transportation.

Friend of Farm Bureau awards are presented to federal lawmakers who have demonstrated support for policies that foster a positive climate for agriculture and rural communities. 

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Oct 5, 2016 In The News
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Over 60 people gathered for the Critical Issues Community Forum: The Heroin Crisis Sept. 29 at Ivy Tech Community College.

Oct 5, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Attorney General’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force will distribute an additional $400,000 grant to equip first responders with naloxone, the fast-acting antidote for people who have overdosed on prescription opioids or heroin.

Oct 4, 2016 In The News
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KOKOMO - U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks visited Kokomo Tuesday and toured the YMCA Child Care Development Center.

Brooks, R-5th District, visited the center as part of a congressional initiative to offer quality, affordable child care to working families, especially those in poverty.

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Oct 1, 2016 In The News
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ANDERSON – More than 150 people from across the city’s religious and racial lines marched across the Eisenhower Bridge as one in a show of unity Saturday morning.

The Reconciliation March was a nod to an event just 51 years ago when civil rights protesters were beaten and bloodied trying to cross a bridge in Selma, Alabama. The march was later called “Bloody Sunday.”