Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Sep 19, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai toured Hamilton County’s state-of-the-art 911 Communications Center and held a roundtable discussion with local public safety leaders to discuss the path forward for Next Generation 911 (NG911) capabilities.

Sep 18, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced that Indiana will receive nearly $5 million in federal funding to combat the opioid crisis. Specifically, the state will receive $3.6 million from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for health centers across the state to tackle mental health issues.

Sep 14, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI12), introduced H.Res. 521, a resolution in support of facilitating the deployment of fifth generation (5G) mobile networks to communities throughout the country. In our increasingly mobile and interconnected world, 5G technologies will change the way people communicate and work.

Sep 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and 14 of her House colleagues met with President Donald Trump to discuss tax reform. Brooks released the following statement after the meeting:

Sep 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

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Aug 22, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after President Trump proposed a new Afghanistan strategy:

Aug 10, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after President Trump verbally declared the opioid crisis a national emergency:

Aug 1, 2017 News Releases

Carmel, IN – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the Anderson Fire Department received a grant that will be used to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA):

Jul 28, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) introduced H.R. 3558, the Improve Access to Care for Our Female Veterans Act.

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Jul 28, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the Senate’s attempt to rebuild our broken healthcare system:  

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Dec 20, 2017 In The News
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Members of Indiana's congressional delegation, and the state's political party chairmen, had a wide variety of reactions to approval of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that was championed by Republican lawmakers and Republican President Donald Trump.

Here's what they had to say:

Dec 20, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Indiana’s congressional delegation voted along party lines in passing the first tax reform legislation in 31 years.

Republican Party majorities in the House and Senate delivered President Donald Trump his first major legislative victory since taking office in January.

Dec 19, 2017 In The News
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WATCH Brooks' advocate for tax reform on behalf of Fifth District Hoosiers on the House Floor earlier today, here.

Dec 19, 2017 In The News
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5:30 P.M. Update:

Democrats say three provisions in the Republican $1.5 trillion tax bill violate Senate rules and will likely be removed before that chamber votes on the measure.

The House approved the legislation Tuesday. But this means the House will have to vote again on the legislation once it’s been amended and approved by the Senate.

Dec 19, 2017 In The News
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Democrats say three provisions in the Republican $1.5 trillion tax bill violate Senate rules and will likely be removed before that chamber votes on the measure.

Dec 19, 2017 In The News
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Hoosier community groups and businesses have a message for Indiana’s congressional delegation: find a solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act or DACA. The program allows minors who came to the country illegally to get an education and receive work permits.

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Dec 18, 2017 In The News
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Republican Congresswoman Susan Brooks represents Indiana’s Fifth District, which includes urban, suburban and rural counties, and the north side of Indianapolis.

Brooks is also chair of the House Committee on Ethics. WFYI’s Drew Daudelin met with Brooks to ask her about the recent string of sexual harassment allegations in Washington, and attempts to investigate them.

Dec 14, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks visited Zionsville Community High School Dec. 4 to award junior Will Schrepferman a certificate marking his first-place finish in the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for the 5th Congressional District of Indiana.

Dec 14, 2017 In The News
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Health IT Now — a coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers and payers — presented select members of Congress Tuesday with Health IT Pioneer awards, the organization's highest honor.

Dec 12, 2017 In The News
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It takes a special kind of depravity for a congressman to suggest to a female staffer that she carry his child for $5 million and then retaliate against her when she declines the offer, as former Rep.