Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Mar 7, 2013 News Releases

The U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee embraced an amendment offered by Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) today aiming to give states greater flexibility to financially reward top-flight workforce development programs. The amendment is part of H.R.

Feb 28, 2013 News Releases

Takes to Floor in Support of Legislation

U.S. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) took to the House Floor today urging members of Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). WATCH VIDEO.

Feb 13, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address:

Feb 13, 2013 News Releases

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks applauded the introduction of House Resolution 523, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives today. Brooks is an original co-sponsor of the legislation that seeks to repeal a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical innovation.

Feb 6, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting yes on House Resolution 444, commonly known as the Require a PLAN Act.

Feb 1, 2013 News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, February 2. She is expected to discuss House GOP efforts to provide real solutions to our nation’s toughest fiscal challenges.

Jan 23, 2013 News Releases

 

Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) offered the following statement after voting yes on House Resolution 325, commonly known as the “No Budget, No Pay Act.”  

Jan 8, 2013 News Releases
U.S. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) was named Chairwoman of the Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee just one day after being sworn in as a freshman Member of the 113th Congress.
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Jan 3, 2013 Speech

When a Member of Congress is given time to formally express an opinion or make a statement on an issue before the House, they are said to have the 'floor' of the House, and their views are referred to as a 'Floor Speech'.

Jan 3, 2013 Editorial

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Mar 30, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Senate voted 51-50 on House Joint Resolution (H.J.Res.) 43, with a tie-breaking vote coming from Vice President Mike Pence. This measure overturns a rule from the end of the Obama presidency, which prohibited states from defunding abortion providers of taxpayer dollars.

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Mar 30, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the introduction by Rep.

Mar 30, 2017 In The News
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President Trump will meet with Republican lawmakers on Thursday to discuss legislative action that can be taken to combat the nation's opioid crisis.

The meeting comes less than 24 hours after the White House unveiled a new commission on drug abuse prevention that will be led by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Mar 30, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) helped lead the introduction of bipartisan legislation on Tuesday that would connect survivors of domestic and sexual violence with legal representation.

Mar 29, 2017 In The News
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Schools across the United States could have more federal funds to improve safety and security if the School Safety Act of 2017 is passed.

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Mar 29, 2017 In The News
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A briefing entitled “Creating Opportunities for Girls to Thrive and Learn” is taking place on Capitol Hill today.

Mar 25, 2017 In The News
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Elizabeth Agnew, of Kokomo, sent this Cheer for Rep. Susan Brooks:

Mar 23, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) said America is facing an opioid crisis during a hearing that he led this week that explored the impact of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.

Murphy, the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, looked at the public health impact of the synthetic opioid during the hearing.

Mar 19, 2017 In The News
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The House Ethics Committee will meet for the first time in the 115th Congress next week and could make determinations on several complaints pending against lawmakers.

Mar 19, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS- The push-back from House Republicans was swift and highly anticipated Tuesday in wake of the Congressional Budget Office releasing its report on their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

“They’re not always right,” Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) said in an interview with FOX59 on Monday. “In fact, a lot of times they get it wrong.”