Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Nov 28, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, which would help agencies create and improve mental health services for law enforcement officers.

Nov 16, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

Nov 15, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues joined Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to discuss the future of infrastructure in the United States.

Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Lois Frankel (D-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, provided the following statements:

Nov 2, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the President nominated Indianapolis attorney James R. Sweeney II to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana:

Nov 2, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the unveiling of The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act:

“So much has changed in our country since 1986, but our tax code has not. It is stale and outdated. If left untouched, our current tax system will continue to hold Hoosiers back.

Nov 1, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, conducted their last meeting and released their final recommendations.

Nov 1, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues joined the First Lady of Afghanistan, Rula Ghani; Former First Lady Laura Bush; U.S. Afghan Council members and House Foreign Affairs Committee members for an off the record discussion surrounding the challenges and opportunities facing Afghanistan’s women and girls.

Oct 26, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after attending President Trump’s announcement where he declared the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency:

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Mar 2, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) this week maintained her laser focus on improving the preparedness of the United States to respond to a pandemic or chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats via formation of the new bipartisan Congressional Biodefense Caucus.

Feb 25, 2018 In The News
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ANDERSON – Members of the local farming community raised concerns about renewed negotiations on the North American Free Trade Act and the pending farm bill in a meeting with Rep. Susan Brooks.

Brooks, R-5th District, met with members of the Indiana Corn Growers Association and the Indiana Soybean Alliance Thursday at Grace’s Place.

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Feb 22, 2018 In The News
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ANDERSON – U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks said making communities safer will be among the top issues to address when Congress goes back into session next week.

Brooks, R-5th District, was in Anderson Thursday to meet with the local farming community and addressed several national issues at Grace’s Place, a local restaurant.

Feb 19, 2018 In The News
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Legislators representing Boone County took questions on gun regulations, prescription opioid reform and redistricting reform Saturday over breakfast.

The Boone County Chamber of Commerce’s only legislative breakfast of the year brought together nearly all legislators representing the county at Trader’s Point Christian High School in Whitestown.

Feb 17, 2018 In The News
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The Marion Veteran Affairs Medical Center is using the technology of virtual reality to send veterans to Washington D.C.

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Feb 15, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, DC – A bill aimed to protect children who participate in athletics is now law. 

President Donald J. Trump signed the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 Wednesday.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Fred Upton (R-MI), co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus, this week objected to President Donald Trump’s plan to cease civil legal aid for low-income Americans.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved a bipartisan science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) proposal that included a measure coauthored by U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) aiming to get girls interested in computer science activities.

Feb 14, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, DC – As co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Access to Civil Legal Services Caucus, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN), Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), Congressman Fred Upton (R-MI), and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today raised concerns about President Trump’s proposal to eliminate the Legal S

Feb 10, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 -- Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Indiana, issued the following news release:

Today, the House of Representatives passed a bicameral bipartisan budget agreement to keep the government fully operational, boost defense spending, increasing disaster relief funding, support community health centers and provide funding to combat the opioid crisis.