Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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.

Nov 18, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) surveyed storm damage today in Hamilton, Tipton and Grant Counties. In Grant County, she was joined by Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann, Mayor Wayne Seybold and State Representative Kevin Mahan. 

Nov 15, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) released the following statement after voting in favor of House Resolution 3350 – the Keep Your Health Plan Act – which allows health insurance plans currently offered through the individual marketplace to be offered through 2014:

Nov 14, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services announced that only 701 Hoosiers have successfully signed up for healthcare plans on the Obamacare exchanges:

Oct 30, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) co-chaired a joint Committee on Homeland Security subcommittee hearing today on cybersecurity and emergency management.

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: 

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Aug 16, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Representative Susan Brooks (Republican, IN-5th), came to Marion on Monday for two visits, stopping to meet with the Grant County Opioid & Heroin Task Force and then with the staff and executive leadership at Indiana Health Center (IHC).

Aug 15, 2017 In The News
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Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks says communities need to stand together and speak out against white supremacists and other hate groups.

Brooks was responding to the recent violence in Charlottesville.

Aug 13, 2017 In The News
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LAPEL — Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have started gathering input from around the nation as they work on the 2018 reauthorization of the farm bill.

Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind., was among them as she met with approximately 50 area farmers on the farm of Andy Bracken on Wednesday.

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Aug 11, 2017 In The News
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LAPEL — Tax reform will be a top priority when Congress returns from the summer recess, Rep. Susan Brooks says.

Brooks, a Republican who represents the 5th District that includes Madison County, met with area farmers on Wednesday at the farm of Andy Bracken to discuss farm and national issues.

Aug 11, 2017 In The News
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LAPEL — Rep. Susan Brooks says North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a dangerous man who is posing a grave threat to the United States.

Brooks, a Republican who represents Madison County in the 5th District, visited with local farmers Wednesday at the farm of Andy Bracken to discuss the 2018 farm bill and other issues before the Congress.

Aug 2, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) introduced a bill on Monday that would ensure Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities adhere to policies that are in place to ensure that female veterans have access to critical health care services.

Aug 1, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — The Anderson Fire Department has received a federal grant to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus and will also provide additional funding for the rehabilitation of Station 1.

Anderson received a Federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant in the amount of $281,791 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Jul 25, 2017 In The News
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The U.S. House voted unanimously Monday evening to approve legislation that would expand the GI Bill for military veterans.

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Jul 24, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 – Even though People are now streaming emergencies on Facebook, but there is not yet a way to stream videos to 911, said Patrick Halley, executive director of the NG911 Institute, on Capitol Hill on July 17.

Jul 24, 2017 In The News
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Legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Tom Reed (R-NY) to strengthen Medicare beneficiaries’ access to diabetes supplies was the subject of a subcommittee hearing convened by U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) on Thursday.