Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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May 17, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement after voting in support of H.R.5, the Equality Act:

May 16, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCToday, during National Police Week and Mental Health Awareness Month, U.S. Representatives Susan W.

May 15, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DCToday, Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL23) reintroduced the Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings (PALS) Act. The PALS Act would postpone U.S.

May 14, 2019 News Releases

NOBLESVILLE, IN – Last night, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) hosted a reception at Nickel Plate Arts where she congratulated the Fifth District winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition, Elizabeth Clark, a junior from Noblesville High School. Elizabeth’s drawing, Aleah, was selected by a team of local professional judges.

May 8, 2019 News Releases

To watch Brooks’ floor remarks on
the ACCESS BROADBAND Act, click HERE.

May 1, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), Brad Schneider (D-IL), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduced legislation to extend clear and consistent non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ people in housing.

Apr 28, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement regarding the news of the passing of U.S. Senator Richard Lugar:

“Today we lost a great man. Senator Richard Lugar dedicated his life to making the world a better and safer place.

Apr 9, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN-05), Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), and Nita Lowey (D-NY-17) re-introduced the Keeping Girls in School Act to support the educational empowerment of girls globally. 

Apr 4, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement after voting to support H.R.1585, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, otherwise known as VAWA:

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Aug 18, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS – After two mass shootings left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio in recent weeks, President Donald Trump has called for new red flag laws, which are currently in place in just 17 states including Indiana.

Indiana's Red Flag Law is known as the Jake Laird Law.

Aug 16, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – From the pace of the headlines coming out of Washington, you would hardly know Congress is currently on a break.

Several topics are prompting intense discussion, debate and possibly some cooperation.

Representative Susan Brooks stopped by Daybreak Friday.

Aug 16, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS -- "Red flag laws have been extremely effective in Indiana." The words of Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks. 

Aug 15, 2019 In The News
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ANDERSON – After the latest round of mass shootings across the country, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks is hoping to get passage of a national “red flag” law.

Indiana is one of 17 states that currently have a “red flag” law. Indiana's law was adopted in 2005 and named after slain police officer Jake Laird.

Aug 6, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – After two mass shootings left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, President Donald Trump called for red flag laws.

Neither state has this legislation, but Indiana is one of 17 states with its own version.

Indiana's Red Flag Law is known as the Jake Laird Law.

Aug 6, 2019 In The News
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Attention surrounding red flag laws is growing after President Donald Trump's comments supporting the gun control measure following the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. 

Jul 28, 2019 In The News
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On July 23, Senators Mike Braun and Todd Young, and Representatives Pete Visclosky (Ind.-01), Jackie Walorski (Ind.-02), Jim Banks (Ind.-03), Jim Baird (Ind.-04), Susan Brooks (Ind.-05), Greg Pence (Ind.-06), André Carson (Ind.-07), Larry Bucshon (Ind.-08) and Trey Hollingsworth (Ind.-09) introduced legislation honoring the 50th anniversary of the return of the Indiana Rangers.

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Jul 28, 2019 In The News
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This week, Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-Ind.-05) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.-23) introduced legislation (H.R. 4078) to reauthorize and increase funding for the Breast Cancer Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act (EARLY) Act.

Jul 25, 2019 In The News
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Indianapolis —

On Tuesday, Indiana’s Congressional delegation introduced legislation honoring the 50th anniversary of the return of our Indiana Rangers from Vietnam.

Jul 16, 2019 In The News
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Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) recently expressed her support of the Senate’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), citing its ability to prioritize national security and provide military readiness funding increases.

She had previously voted against the House edition NDAA and provided a statement regarding her actions.

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