Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Apr 4, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Paul Tonko (D-NY20) announced the introduction of H.R.

Apr 3, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Hoosier Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) and Jim Banks (R-IN03) joined Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Filemon Vela (D-TX) to introduce a bipartisan bill, the E-FRONTIER Act.

Apr 2, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement after signing a discharge petition that would bring the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to a vote on the House floor: 

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Mar 8, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement:

Mar 8, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement after she voted against H.R. 1:

Feb 28, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswomen Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY09), both members of the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Mobile Health Records Act.

Feb 26, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted to support the President’s national emergency declaration that addresses the immigration crisis at our southern border. Brooks provided the following statement:

Feb 25, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 501, the Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019, legislation authored by Congress Members Susan W. Brooks (R-IN), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) that will assist with potential poison exposures and help combat the national opioid epidemic.

Feb 19, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA), co-chairs of the Bipartisan Working Group (BPWG), have reintroduced a bipartisan package of fixes to ongoing challenges faced by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in delivering quality care to veterans.

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Feb 14, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) issued the following statement after the House voted 300-128 to fund the federal Departments of Homeland Security, Agriculture, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, State, Interior, Commerce, and Justice:

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Jun 26, 2019 In The News
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The bipartisan Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, legislation aimed at protecting Americans from public health security threats and sponsored by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), became law on Monday with the president’s signature.

Jun 25, 2019 In The News
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Jun 18, 2019 In The News
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Despite the availability of vaccines, the flu still kills tens of thousands of people in the U.S. each year, and hundreds of thousands more worldwide. But public health officials fear that an even graver threat lies ahead: the emergence of a new, much more deadly flu virus. As William Brangham reports, the scenario has occurred before.

Jun 12, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hoosiers who served at Ground Zero after the 9/11 terrorist attacks are getting sick and they are worried funding for their medical bills is running out. The 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is set to expire in 2020.

Jun 10, 2019 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – On the 27th floor of the Salesforce Tower on the historic Monument Circle in Indianapolis, the Indy 5G Summit highlighted the opportunities 5G technologies represent and forged a collaborative effort to ensure the city and state will be at the center of this emerging frontier.

Jun 10, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON (CN) – Between 1999 and 2017, nearly 400,000 people in the United States died from overdoses involving opioids and by 2017, over 2 million people had been diagnosed with an opioid use disorder. Legal aid may be the key to facilitating recovery for them.

Jun 6, 2019 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives on June 4 approved a bipartisan bill coauthored by U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) to better protect Americans before, during and after man-made or naturally occurring public health emergencies.

Jun 6, 2019 In The News
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WASHINGTON – The Legal Services Corporation’s (LSC) Opioid Task Force will release its report on Monday, June 10, offering recommendations on how legal aid providers can collaborate with the medical, judicial, law enforcement, and other communities to best confront the opioid crisis. The event, to be held in the U.S.

Jun 4, 2019 In The News
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The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the bipartisan Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing (PAHPA) Innovation Act of 2019, which now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature to make it law.

May 20, 2019 In The News
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The bipartisan Jake Laird Act was reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week during National Police Week and Mental Health Awareness Month.

The bill enables local law enforcement to temporarily remove and retain firearms with probable cause from individuals who are determined to be an imminent danger to themselves or others.