Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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:

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:

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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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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 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 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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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.