Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Feb 16, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) introduced H.R. 1104, the Veterans To Enhance Studies Through (TEST) Accessibility Act. After completing their service, veterans are eligible for a limited number of months of GI Bill benefits, which reimburse them for educational expenses incurred.

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Feb 1, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Susan Brooks released the following statement is support of President Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch:

Jan 31, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb formally submitted the state’s application to the U.S.

Jan 29, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C.  – Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement today on the President’s executive order on immigration:  

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Jan 24, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, following the President signing executive actions regarding the Keystone XL pipeline, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:

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Jan 20, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, following the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks released the following statement: 

Jan 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Budget Resolution (S. Con. Res. 3) by a vote of 227 to 198. Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of the resolution and released the following statement:

Jan 9, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Following the inauguration of Governor Eric Holcomb to serve as Governor of the State of Indiana, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:

Jan 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Following the nomination of Indiana’s former U.S. Senator Dan Coats to serve as Director of National Intelligence, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

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May 4, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — Delivering on a long-standing campaign promise, the entire Republican delegation from Indiana in the U.S. House voted to start the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

They helped get a 217-213 approval of the legislation, which now faces an uncertain future in the U.S. Senate.

May 3, 2017 In The News
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FISHERS, Ind (WISH) – Fishers proved its home to some of the brightest, civically-educated minds in the country after one of its junior high classes won a national championship.

Three years ago, Fishers Junior High School started a competition class. It taught students about civics, and competed against other schools at a regional, and state level.

May 3, 2017 In The News
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These are difficult days for politicians. Confronted by a host of thorny economic, social and public safety issues, they often feel pushed by constituents and party leadership to adhere to a strict (and sometimes extreme) political agenda.

May 3, 2017 In The News
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Freshman U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., is backing a proposal to have the federal government offer more support to local governments to help law enforcement officers with mental health issues. 

May 2, 2017 In The News
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Painkiller diversion, visits that were never made, and, in a few cases, deadly neglect have been underwritten by taxpayers, House members heard Tuesday at a hearing on how to improve oversight of Medicaid's personal-care services spending.

Apr 27, 2017 In The News
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I don't care what side of the political isle you're on... this episode will make you forget your political affiliations and challenge your views on heroin and opioid addictions. We also discuss education, jobs, and how exponential technology is changing our employment landscape.
 

Apr 27, 2017 In The News
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The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) is a landmark human trafficking law, first passed in 2000, that outlines the U.S. government’s policy on human trafficking.

Apr 25, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS – A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.

The state's funding from the Health and Human Services is among $485 million the agency recently awarded to all 50 states and several U.S. territories.

Apr 24, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal agency has awarded Indiana nearly $11 million to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.
 
The state's funding from the Health and Human Services is among $485 million the agency recently awarded to all 50 states and several U.S. territories.
 
Apr 20, 2017 In The News
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CARMEL, Ind.– Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price announced Thursday that Indiana will receive a federal grant for approximately $10.9 million to assist in the fight against the state’s opioid epidemic.