Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Oct 18, 2016 News Releases

Carmel, Ind. - Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement in response to new documents released under a Freedom of Information Act request related to the FBI investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email server:

Sep 23, 2016 News Releases

Washington, DC – Last night, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) voted in favor of H.R. 5931, the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act, to make it clear that the Obama Administration violated longstanding U.S.

Sep 22, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. —On Thursday, Reps. Todd Young (IN-09), Susan Brooks (IN-05), and Larry Bucshon (IN-08) requested answers from Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson after an Inspector General report found as many as 1,811 individuals with deportation orders may have been erroneously granted citizenship.

Sep 22, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – In response to a pervasive lack of legal assistance for domestic violence survivors, Congressman Joe Kennedy III today introduced the bipartisan POWER Act, which would help connect victims with legal representation.

Sep 15, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed H.R. 5351, a bill introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN02) to prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at Guantanamo Bay. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN05) voted in favor of this legislation and released the following statement:

Sep 13, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON  — Reps. Luke Messer (IN-06), Todd Young (IN-09), Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Susan Brooks (IN-05), Larry Bucshon (IN-08) and Todd Rokita (IN-04) filed legislation today to assist veterans harmed by the recent closure of  ITT Technical Institute.

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Jul 25, 2016 News Releases

Carmel, Ind. - Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement after one Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was shot and other officer was injured in the line of duty: 

Jul 14, 2016 News Releases

Washington, D.C. – Following the attacks on a Bastille Day celebration in Nice, France, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:

Jul 14, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Last night, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed H.R. 3299, a bill introduced by Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to incentivize investment in vaccines and treatments for dangerous and deadly diseases and pathogens identified as threats to our national security by the Department of Homeland Security.

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Mar 30, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the introduction by Rep.

Mar 29, 2017 In The News
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Schools across the United States could have more federal funds to improve safety and security if the School Safety Act of 2017 is passed.

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Mar 29, 2017 In The News
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A briefing entitled “Creating Opportunities for Girls to Thrive and Learn” is taking place on Capitol Hill today.

Mar 25, 2017 In The News
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Elizabeth Agnew, of Kokomo, sent this Cheer for Rep. Susan Brooks:

Mar 23, 2017 In The News
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U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) said America is facing an opioid crisis during a hearing that he led this week that explored the impact of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl.

Murphy, the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, looked at the public health impact of the synthetic opioid during the hearing.

Mar 19, 2017 In The News
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INDIANAPOLIS- The push-back from House Republicans was swift and highly anticipated Tuesday in wake of the Congressional Budget Office releasing its report on their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

“They’re not always right,” Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) said in an interview with FOX59 on Monday. “In fact, a lot of times they get it wrong.”

Mar 19, 2017 In The News
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The House Ethics Committee will meet for the first time in the 115th Congress next week and could make determinations on several complaints pending against lawmakers.

Mar 16, 2017 In The News
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The Trump Administration’s proposed budget would eliminate funding to the Legal Services Corp., which provides grants to 134 legal aid organizations around the country including Indiana Legal Services Inc.

Mar 16, 2017 In The News
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(WASHINGTON D.C.) - Former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats was confirmed as the Director of National Intelligence on Wednesday afternoon.

The intelligence position was created in 2004 from fallout from the September 11, 2001 attacks and has become critical in helping prevent another terror attacks.

Coats replaces James Clapper, who retired at the end of the Obama administration.

Mar 14, 2017 In The News
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Opiate use is on the rise in Indiana, and Boone County is no exception.

Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen began 2017 implementing a five-year plan, part of which focuses on education, prevention and enforcement to fight an epidemic on opioids including heroin and prescription drugs codeine, hydrocodone and oxycodone.