Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jan 3, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Republican Conference removed an amendment to the House Rules that makes some reforms to the manner in which the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) conducts its work. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), incoming Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement in response. 

Jan 3, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House Republican Conference adopted an amendment to the House Rules that makes some reforms to the manner in which the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) conducts its work. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), incoming Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement. 

Dec 13, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) have been elected by the women of the House as Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues for the 115th Congress. Congresswomen Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) will serve as Co-Vice Chairs.

Dec 1, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) was selected as Chairwoman of the House Committee on Ethics. The Committee is the bipartisan supervising ethics office for the House of Representatives.

Nov 30, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 2992, the Merchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016, a bill introduced by Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) and Rep. Janice Hahn (D-CA44).

Nov 30, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) was selected by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI01) to serve as the Speaker’s sole designee on the Republican Conference Steering Committee in the House of Representatives.

Nov 29, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C.  – Today, President-elect Donald Trump nominated Hoosier Seema Verma to serve as Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:

Nov 3, 2016 News Releases

House Energy and Commerce Committee members Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) today asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for information about how the agency is working to address potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices. 

Oct 24, 2016 News Releases

Attacks on our schools, from Columbine to Sandy Hook, have shocked communities, devastated families and exposed serious security gaps. Rather than stand idly by, it is our collective responsibility to secure our schools and prevent these kinds of horrific events that affect the hearts and minds of our young people and sear our national conscience.

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Apr 18, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks described her first visit to the Purdue Polytechnic Institute as impressive in terms of the facility and the programs being offered in Anderson.

Brooks, R-5th District, took a tour of the academic area and the Maker Space facilities that will help foster start-up companies.

Apr 17, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Events last week indicate that President Donald Trump is sending a strong message to ISIS and North Korea about terrorism, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks said.

Brooks, R-5th District, was in Anderson on Monday to tour the Purdue Polytechnic Institute during Congress' April recess.

Apr 17, 2017 In The News
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Vice President Pence is in the thick of Republican discussions about another try at repealing the federal health care law.

Apr 16, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS - In a wide-ranging interview, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) discusses the situation in Syria, and the President's apparent reversal in recent days on a wide range of foreign policy issues.

“I think we have stood on the sidelines far too long,” said Rep. Brooks. “I’m pleased to see the U.S. act under the leadership of President Trump."

Apr 6, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Congresswoman Susan Brooks spoke yesterday on the House floor at the Statehouse condemning the recent chemical attacks in Syria. She says the U.S. must take action to empower the Syrian people and remove Assad  from power.

Apr 5, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Reps. Greg Walden (R-OR) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) together praised the announcement last week of a $46.5 billion initiative to build a nationwide high-speed wireless network for first responders, a new communications infrastructure designed to improve public safety.

Mar 31, 2017 In The News
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Although states are making progress in deploying Next-Generation 911 (NG911) technology, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) said during a subcommittee hearing on Wednesday that obstacles related to funding, governance and cybersecurity remain.

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 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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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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