Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Mar 15, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, the Senate confirmed former Indiana Senator Dan Coats to serve as Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to President Trump. Coats represented the United States as Ambassador to Germany under the Bush Administration from 2001 to 2005, and while in the U.S. Senate, was an active a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Rep.

Mar 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Following Senate confirmation of Seema Verma to serve as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

Mar 13, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. - Following the Congressional Budget Office score of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement: 

“Today's CBO score confirms that our plan reduces premiums and taxes on you and your family over time, makes headway to address our federal deficit, and puts your healthcare decisions back in your hands."

Mar 9, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee concluded a markup of the American Health Care Act following nearly 28 hours of bipartisan debate. Rep.

Mar 8, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a markup of portions of the American Health Care Act, a bill that repeals Obamacare and begins the process of rebuilding our healthcare markets. Rep.

Mar 6, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee announced a full committee markup on Wednesday, March 8th, at 10:30 a.m. of one of the bills that begins the process of repealing Obamacare and rebuilding our healthcare system.

Feb 27, 2017 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) is pleased to announce that her guest for President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress tomorrow is Elaine Bedel. Bedel, an entrepreneur who founded Indianapolis-based Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. in 1989, was recently appointed by Governor Eric J.

Feb 16, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) introduced H.R. 1121, the Pre-Existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017. Rep.

Feb 16, 2017 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) introduced H.R. 1104, the Veterans To Enhance Studies Through (TEST) Accessibility Act. After completing their service, veterans are eligible for a limited number of months of GI Bill benefits, which reimburse them for educational expenses incurred.

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Jul 20, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Reps. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., Susan Brooks, R-Ind., and Tom Reed, R-N.Y., have introduced a bill to ensure Medicare beneficiaries have access to their preferred brand of diabetes supplies.

Jul 17, 2017 In The News
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Lisa Hamp is a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings, in which 32 people died at the hands of student Seung-Hui Cho. Hamp and her classmates lived because they barricaded their classroom door. “The door did not have a lock,” Hamp says. “We used a desk and table to keep the shooter from entering.”

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Jul 15, 2017 In The News
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The East Central Indiana Regional Planning District hosted its bipartisan annual fly-in to Washington, D.C., from June 20 to 22.
Jul 14, 2017 In The News
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Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind. on Wednesday, co-sponsored a resolution Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, introduced March 13 recognizing the importance of climate change, according to the Library of Congress government information web site.

The resolution – H Res 195 – had 21 co-sponsors, as of Friday, all Republican.

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Jul 12, 2017 In The News
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.

Jul 5, 2017 In The News
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BOSTON —  A rare night home with her family in Melrose over a year ago turned into a terrifying experience for U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark when flashing blue lights and a squadron of police vehicles and heavily-armed officers appeared in an instant on her front lawn.

Jul 5, 2017 In The News
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Following the international WannaCry ransomware attack, which has reportedly infected approximately 300,000 computer systems in more than 150 nations, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill that aims to combat cyberattacks and cybercrime against U.S. computer networks.

Jul 5, 2017 In The News
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President Donald Trump’s appointment of Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams to serve as U.S. surgeon general was met with applause from U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN).

Jul 3, 2017 In The News
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The recent global cyberattack that affected thousands of computers worldwide and hampered major companies including A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S and Merck & Co. Inc. has raised the attention level of cybersecurity professionals looking for ways to help stop the crippling strikes.