Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Nov 1, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, conducted their last meeting and released their final recommendations.

Nov 1, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, members of the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues joined the First Lady of Afghanistan, Rula Ghani; Former First Lady Laura Bush; U.S. Afghan Council members and House Foreign Affairs Committee members for an off the record discussion surrounding the challenges and opportunities facing Afghanistan’s women and girls.

Oct 26, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after attending President Trump’s announcement where he declared the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency:

Oct 24, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI12) hosted the inaugural 5G Caucus briefing with the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA).

Oct 13, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Governor Holcomb announced that Indiana will join 24 other states in opting-in to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) offered the following statement after the announcement of this decision:

Oct 11, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee as part of a bipartisan “Member Day,” where representatives both on and off the committee shared proposals for ways to put an end to a crisis that is rapidly sweeping through communities across the country and taking too many American lives. 

Oct 5, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, during National Health IT Week, U.S. Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Dave Trott (R-MI11) introduced the Internet of Medical Things Resilience Partnership Act, which creates a public-private stakeholder partnership to lay out a cybersecurity framework to protect protects Americans’ sensitive healthcare information from cyber-attacks.

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Mar 26, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) has proposed bipartisan legislation that would reinforce federal support for the nation’s poison control centers, which she says are at the frontlines in helping end America’s opioid crisis.

Mar 22, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House passed a bill Wednesday that would allow seriously ill patients to take experimental treatments that have not yet been approved by the FDA.

Vice President Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers backed the “right to try” bill on behalf of Jordan McLinn, an Indiana boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Mar 22, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House passed a bill Wednesday that would allow seriously ill patients to take experimental treatments that have not yet been approved by the FDA.

Vice President Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers backed the “right to try” bill on behalf of Jordan McLinn, an Indiana boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Mar 22, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at giving seriously ill patients increased access to investigational drugs, a bill championed by Vice President Mike Pence in part because of an Indianapolis 8-year-old with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Mar 22, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at giving seriously ill patients increased access to investigational drugs, a bill championed by Vice President Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers because of an Indianapolis 8-year-old with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Mar 21, 2018 In The News
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U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Barbara Comstock (R-VA), members of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, seek to stop sexual harassment in the nation’s service industry, which over a decade has been responsible for a sizable chunk of related complaints filed with the federal government.

Mar 21, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has approved a Republican bill making it easier for terminally ill people to use unproven treatments.

Mar 20, 2018 In The News
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On Monday, the U.S House of Representatives passed the Kennedy-King Establishment Act (H.R. 4851) 391-0.

Mar 19, 2018 In The News
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WASHINGTON (WTHR) - The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to designate an Indianapolis park a National Commemorative Site.

Reps. André Carson (D-Indiana) and Susan Brooks (R-Indiana) introduced the legislation to recognize Martin Luther King Park and add it to the new National Civil Rights Network.