Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jun 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House voted on bipartisan legislation to help our veterans get better care and better results from the Veterans Administration (VA). Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of S.

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May 31, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) introduced the Teacher Loan Repayment Act (TELORA) to improve federal loan assistance programs and provide teachers with clear and tangible incentives to enter and remain in the classroom. A companion bill was introduced by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Mark Warner (D-VA).

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May 25, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 1973, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act, with a vote of 415-3. This legislation was recently introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL), Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL).

May 24, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released a new score of H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA):

May 23, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – This morning, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) participated with Speaker Paul Ryan (WI01), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA23), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA01), Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA05), and Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN02) in the weekly House Republican press conference.

May 22, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Earlier this month, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) joined a group of bipartisan Congresswomen on a trip to visit deployed American forces in Afghanistan and Iraq. The trip focused on meeting U.S. female service members, thanking them for their service, particularly during Mother’s Day, and learning about their experiences in the military.

May 19, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1973, the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Actlegislation recently introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL), Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL).

May 18, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Last night, Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) joined her colleagues on the House Floor to honor our nation’s police officers during National Police Week and Mental Health Awareness Month and to highlight a bill she recently introduced in the House, H.R.

May 16, 2017 News Releases

KABUL - A bi-partisan women’s Congressional delegation (CODEL) led by U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) visited Afghanistan May 9 and 10.  The CODEL conducted oversight of American operations in Afghanistan with a focus on the contribution, efforts, and concerns of U.S. women in the U.S. Armed Forces with an additional focus on gender issues and challenges facing Afghan women.

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Nov 15, 2017 In The News
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Representative Susan Brooks (R-IN) talked about efforts to combat sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. 

Oct 31, 2017 In The News
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Homeland security and citizens’ safety is the top role of the federal government, says U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), an advocate for providing individuals and agencies with whatever tools are needed to successfully do their jobs.

Oct 31, 2017 In The News
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175 Americans die of opioid overdose every two and a half weeks.

The crowd at the 8th Annual Prescription Drug Abuse Symposium fell silent at that number.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave the keynote address at the symposium in Indianapolis Monday afternoon. He stressed this national problem is a disease. 

Oct 30, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – There’s always plenty of headlines coming out of Washington D.C.

Congresswoman Susan Brooks stopped by Daybreak to discuss some of those items making news out of D.C.

Among the topics Representative Brooks discusses are the Russia investigation, the opioid problem and tax reform.

Oct 30, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS — Americans need to rid themselves of stigmas toward those addicted to opioids in order to fight the crisis, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday in Indianapolis.

"This epidemic started not on our street corners. This epidemic started in our doctors' offices. This epidemic started in our hospitals," Christie said. "We created this problem."

Oct 28, 2017 In The News
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This week, members of Congress, including the leaders of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, highlighted October’s role as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

On Wednesday, members of Congress stood on the steps of the Capitol to talk about the disease and its impact on Americans. 

Oct 26, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), today held a hearing on federal efforts to combat the opioid crisis.

Oct 24, 2017 In The News
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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 9, 2017 In The News
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New legislation from two Republican lawmakers looks to lay out a cybersecurity framework which protects sensitive healthcare information from cyber attacks.