Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks applauded the introduction of House Resolution 523, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives today. Brooks is an original co-sponsor of the legislation that seeks to repeal a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical innovation.
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting yes on House Resolution 444, commonly known as the Require a PLAN Act.
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Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, February 2. She is expected to discuss House GOP efforts to provide real solutions to our nation’s toughest fiscal challenges.
Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting yes on House Resolution 325, commonly known as the “No Budget, No Pay Act.”
When a Member of Congress is given time to formally express an opinion or make a statement on an issue before the House, they are said to have the 'floor' of the House, and their views are referred to as a 'Floor Speech'.
Editorials historically came about as a means to let the average person know the opinions of the editors and publishers of newspapers and magazines.
ANDERSON – Rep. Susan Brooks voted with the majority in the U.S. House to continue funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for a week.
ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) – A special ceremony took place in Anderson Saturday to wrap up Black History Month.
The Montford Point Marines were the nation’s first African Americans to serve as Marines during World War II, and Allen Harrington of Anderson was one of them.
ANDERSON — Standing next to dozens of family members, Darlene Harrington opened a box containing a replica of a Montford Point Marine medal and carefully looked at its etchings.
“This is such an honor,” she said.
Younger Americans today are often surprised when they hear that, prior to World War II, African-Americans struggled to be integrated into the U.S. military. In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued an executive order to erase discrimination in hiring practices in the Armed Forces.
The House on Monday passed legislation to enhance social media and internal communications practices at the Department of Homeland Security.
One measure, H.R. 623, passed 328-51, would authorize an existing working group overseen by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide guidance on the use of social media during and after terror attacks or other emergencies.
Taking a swing at President Obama's biggest policy achievement, the Affordable Care Act, is at the top of the agenda for the new Republican Congressional majority.
In 2012, Indiana cut more than $24 million, or 9 percent, from its mental health budget, according to a report published by the National Alliance on Mental Health.
It was the second biggest state cut to mental health funding in the country, next to Illinois.
WASHINGTON – After Susan Brooks was elected to Congress in 2012, political handicapper Stuart Rothenberg said GOP leaders would be nuts not to take advantage of her.
"She's personable, articulate and has a good head on her shoulders — exactly what the Republican Party needs," Rothenberg wrote.