Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jun 14, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today congratulating the Fever on their 2012 WNBA Championship after attending their recognition ceremony at the White House:

Jun 14, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2014:

Jun 13, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) took to the House Floor today to highlight the negative impacts of Obamacare on Hoosier students and educators.

Jun 12, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks entered the following statement into the Congressional Record on June 12, 2013:

May 23, 2013 News Releases

Today, U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Ron Kind (D- WI) introduced bipartisan legislation to provide relief to non-profits such as local Girl Scout councils, which now have higher pension funding rules than taxable, for-profit companies.

May 23, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) issued the following statement after voting in favor of House Resolution 1911 – the Smarter Solutions for Students Act – which prevents interest rates on Federal Stafford and PLUS loans from doubling on July 1:   

May 23, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement today after voting in favor of House Resolution 3 – The Northern Route Approval Act – which approves the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline:

 

May 22, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) introduced a bill today precluding members of Congress who commit felonies during or after their time in office from receiving federal pension benefits for their elected service.

May 21, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) managed debate on the House Floor today for House Resolution 1334 – the Helping Heroes Fly Act – which requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to ensure expedited screening for our nation’s wounded warriors. The Congresswoman is a cosponsor of the bill and member of the House Committee on Homeland Security.

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Jun 6, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, R- District Five, made it clear to her Grant County constituents this week that treating opioid addictions and mental health issues in the state were still among her top priorities. 

Jun 4, 2017 In The News
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Police officers deal with trauma all of the time on the job. Caught in the crossfire of violent crimes. Finding and recovering bodies of murder victims, some of whom are children. Targets for lone wolf shootings. Injecting NARCAN, the overdose reversal drug, into people who’ve overdosed on fentanyl laced heroin, trying to save their lives.

May 30, 2017 In The News
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The House overwhelmingly approved legislation on Thursday led by U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) that would require amateur athletics governing bodies to establish sexual abuse reporting and training procedures in the aftermath of abuse allegations involving USA Gymnastics programs.

May 28, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS - On this week's edition of IN Focus, CBS4 talks with Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), who speaks for the first time since the firing of former FBI director James Comey.

May 25, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Angered by allegations that some members of USA Gymnastics were sexually abused, the House overwhelmingly backed legislation on Thursday that requires amateur sports groups recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee to report claims of sexual abuse to police.

May 24, 2017 In The News
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FAIRMOUNT — A Madison-Grant fifth grader dreamed about attending a military academy and becoming a pilot.

Seven years later, he’s almost there.

That former fifth grader, Kevin Johnsen, will graduate from Madison-Grant High School at the top of his class on June 9, but his letter of appointment from the U.S. Air Force Academy means just as much as his diploma.

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May 24, 2017 In The News
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The United States appears ill-prepared to deal with a Zika virus outbreak although the nation’s federal public health agencies have learned valuable information during the last few years about the disease, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says in a new report released on Tuesday to coincide with a related House subcommittee hearing.

May 24, 2017 In The News
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(CNN)She ran away from home. She was only 15 when the man she moved in with and thought she loved took her to a party and told her she had to sleep with somebody for money. She resisted. His pressure continued. She thought it would be a one-time deal. It wasn't.

May 23, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks has made her first trip to visit American troops deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Brooks, R-5th District, joined a group of bipartisan congresswomen on the trip, which focused on meeting U.S. female service members, thanking them for their service, particularly during Mother’s Day, and learning about their experiences in the military.

May 21, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — Three Indiana members of Congress have signed on as sponsors of legislation that will require amateur athletic governing bodies to report allegations of abuse to law enforcement agencies.

Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., have all sponsored legislation to protect young athletes from sexual abuse.