Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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Jul 13, 2016 News Releases

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA05) and Rep. Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), both former prosecutors, introduced the Interstate Sextortion Prevention Act, legislation that makes online sexual extortion a federal crime. Sextortion is defined as the use of extortion and threats to coerce sexual activity.

Jul 8, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement in response to the attacks on law enforcement officers in Dallas, Texas, last night:  

Jul 8, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the conference report to accompany S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, by a bipartisan vote of 407-5. This legislation is comprised of proposals passed in the House and Senate to address the heroin and opioid epidemic that is claiming 78 American lives each day. Rep.

Jul 6, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the House passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a proposal to reform care and treatment options for people struggling with mental illness and their families.  Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN), a cosponsor of H.R. 2646, issued the following statement after passage:

Jun 28, 2016 News Releases

81 New Witnesses, 75,000 New Pages of Documents Reveal Significant New Information, Fundamentally Changes the Public’s Understanding of the 2012 Terrorist Attacks that Killed Four Americans”

Jun 15, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously passed H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, a proposal to reform care and treatment options for people struggling with mental illness and their families.  Rep.

Jun 3, 2016 News Releases

Washington, DC – On Thursday, Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (IN-5) sent a letter to House appropriators urging them to prioritize support for K-12 computer science education.

May 25, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Select Committee on Benghazi member Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement regarding the State Department Office of Inspector General’s Evaluation of Email Records Management:

May 19, 2016 News Releases

WASHINGTON— Today, the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee examined H.R. 3299, a bill introduced by Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) to streamline decision-making procedures and to incentivize investment in vaccines and treatments for dangerous and deadly diseases and pathogens.

May 17, 2016 News Releases

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Tuesday, three members of Indiana’s Congressional delegation were appointed to a special conference committee comprised of members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate that will negotiate the final details of comprehensive legislation to curb opioid and heroin abuse.

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Mar 14, 2017 In The News
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The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Seema Verma of Indiana as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Mar 13, 2017 In The News
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As March unfolds into spring and brings warmer weather, longer days, and the promise of new beginnings, we also celebrate Women’s History Month, an opportunity to renew our focus on women’s achievements and commemorate their invaluable contributions to American life.
Mar 12, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON – Indiana representatives Susan Brooks (R-District 5) and Dr. Larry Bucshon (R-District 8) were front and center for a 28-hour marathon Congressional hearing on legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare.

Mar 10, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON, D.C.--Some Republican lawmakers from Indiana are giving their support to the repeal of ObamaCare and the American Health Care Reform Act, which may be the replacement for the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 10, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Indiana’s GOP representatives are supporting the U.S. House Republican plan to replace the nation’s health care law.

The Affordable Care Act, often referred to as Obamacare, was signed by President Barack Obama in 2010 with most major provisions phased in by 2014. Since its passage, Republicans running for national office have sought to repeal and replace the legislation.

Mar 10, 2017 In The News
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first woman being sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives. Jeannette Rankin, a Republican from Montana, was a powerful voice for women’s suffrage.

Mar 10, 2017 In The News
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Over the last three years, the women of the Republican Main Street Partnership have traveled the country to have frank discussions about politics and policy with our female constituents.

Mar 2, 2017 In The News
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Washington, DC - On Thursday, March 2, 2017, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Co-Chairman of the House Republican Israel Caucus, sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, regarding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran Nuclear Deal, to ask several questions related to the implementation of the agreeme

Mar 2, 2017 In The News
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Mar 1, 2017 In The News
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WASHINGTON -- Watch as members of Indiana's congressional delegation react to President Donald Trump's joint address to Congress and discuss what's next, including Republicans Representatives Susan Brooks, Todd Rokita, Luke Messer and Democrat Andre Carson.

FOX59's Matt Smith is on Capitol Hill.