Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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:

Feb 5, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) is pleased to announce Tony and Kelly Trent as her guests to the President’s State of the Union Address.

Jan 23, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) was selected to continue her involvement in three Energy and Commerce subcommittees: Subcommittee on Health, Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Brooks provided the following statement:

Jan 15, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass H. Res. 41, a resolution rejecting white nationalism and white supremacy. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) provided the following statement:

Jan 14, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congress Members Susan Brooks (R-IN), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) introduced H.R. 501, the Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019, to assist with potential poison exposures and help combat the national opioid epidemic.

Jan 11, 2019 News Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) voted to pass S. 24, the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act, which overwhelmingly passed out of the House of Representatives with a vote of 411-7.

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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.

May 19, 2019 In The News
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As we reflect on National Police Week, which ended Saturday, let’s provide our law enforcement across the country every tool possible to prevent senseless acts of gun violence from harming or claiming the lives of innocent people, including our law enforcement officers.

May 19, 2019 In The News
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Last week during National Police Week and Mental Health Awareness Month, U.S. Representatives Susan W. Brooks (R-Ind.-05), Ted Deutch (D-Fla.-22), Fred Upton (R-Mich.-06) and Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.-12) reintroduced the Jake Laird Act, a bipartisan bill named after an Indianapolis police officer who was shot and killed in 2004 in the line of duty by a man who struggled with mental illness.

May 17, 2019 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) on May 15 introduced bipartisan legislation that would protect health insurance coverage for mammography screenings.

May 17, 2019 In The News
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Boone County’s greatest need is to attract and develop skilled workers, a Boone County Chamber of Commerce official said at a May 13 luncheon in Lebanon.