Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jan 14, 2014 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) will hold her first 2014 “Connect with your Congresswoman One-on-One” event at the Westfield Public Safety Building on Tuesday, January 21 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

 

Jan 10, 2014 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) took to the House Floor today to recognize the outstanding efforts of Indiana’s first responders and emergency management officials during recent dangerous weather conditions:

Jan 10, 2014 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act:

Jan 10, 2014 News Releases

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response program (SAFER) awarded the Anderson Fire Department a $1.25 million dollar grant to assist with emergency preparation and response efforts. The award will specifically support efforts to rehire firefighters and maintain necessary staffing levels over the next two years.

Dec 16, 2013 News Releases

The Women’s High Tech Coalition (WHTC) announced today that Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (IN-5) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-1) will serve as the organization’s new Congressional Co-Chairs. The Coalition works to connect women in high-tech and public policy positions in order to foster conversation and cooperation on issues of mutual concern.

Dec 12, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) released the following statement after voting in favor of House Joint Resolution 59, the Ryan-Murray Budget Deal:

Dec 11, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) praised passage of the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act in the U.S. House of Representatives today. The legislation ends taxpayer funding of political conventions and directs $126 million toward potentially groundbreaking pediatric research.

Dec 11, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) and United States Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) applauded today’s passage of the Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill gives the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and U.S.

Dec 5, 2013 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The Indiana congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing strong support for Governor Mike Pence’s request for the administration to provide federal assistance to Howard County following the severe tornadoes that struck Indiana on November 17.

Nov 21, 2013 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications (EPRC) Chairman Susan W.  Brooks (R-IN5), sent a bipartisan letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator, W. Craig Fugate, urging FEMA to adopt open data standards to enhance information sharing in a disaster situation.

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Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Two of Indiana's Representatives in the U.S. House are backing an investigation of Russian meddling in the presidential election.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS – A last-minute sales pitch Tuesday brought together Rep. Andre Carson (D-Ind.) and federal health officials to tout the Affordable Care Act and encourage Hoosiers to sign up before the Dec. 15 deadline to guarantee coverage on Jan. 1.

Dec 13, 2016 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) visited Westfield High School to participate in an Hour of Code event during Computer Science Education Week. 

Dec 9, 2016 In The News

The House passed 21st Century Cures. check-mark

Dec 9, 2016 In The News
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The potential departure of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers from Congress creates an opening in Republican House leadership that’s already drawing interest from a number of ambitious members looking for a promotion within the GOP caucus.

Dec 8, 2016 In The News
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The Alliance for Biosecurity commended the U.S. Senate’s passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, which contains provisions to promote innovation and efficiency in the development of new medical countermeasures.

Dec 7, 2016 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) praised the substantive 21st Century Cures Act for including bipartisan provisions that she helped author to strengthen national security in the event of a biological attack.

Dec 5, 2016 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2992, the Merchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016, a bill introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Rep. Janice Hahn (D-CA).

Dec 5, 2016 In The News
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Dec 4, 2016 In The News
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When Susan Brooks was the U.S. district attorney for southern Indiana in the early 2000s, she prosecuted an Indianapolis doctor for overprescribing the painkiller oxycodone and an Evansville resident for injecting his ex-wife with a fatal dose of the same drug.