Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks

Representing the 5th District of Indiana
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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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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:

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May 16, 2017 In The News
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Orlando’s U.S. Rep. Val Demings and Miami’s U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen made a week-long visit to visit troops in Afghanistan and Iraq this week, including a Mother’s Day visit at which Demings was able to deliver cards from students in her Florida’s 10th Congressional District.

May 16, 2017 In The News

On May 3, policymakers, industry leaders and key influencers attended CTA’s New American Jobs Summit to look at the future of U.S. jobs.

May 12, 2017 In The News
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The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday to approved a bill that would require Olympic sports organizations to immediately report child and sexual abuse allegations to local or federal law enforcement, or a child welfare agency designated by the U.S. Justice Department.

May 7, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON – Rep. Susan Brooks has co-authored a resolution in the U.S. House to postpone for two years a recommendation that could limit a women’s access to mammograms.

May 5, 2017 In The News
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The nation’s career and technical education (CTE) programs would be modernized under bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) on Wednesday, with a goal of teaching students the skills they need to compete for tomorrow’s innovative new jobs.

May 4, 2017 In The News
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ANDERSON — Delivering on a long-standing campaign promise, the entire Republican delegation from Indiana in the U.S. House voted to start the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

They helped get a 217-213 approval of the legislation, which now faces an uncertain future in the U.S. Senate.

May 3, 2017 In The News
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Freshman U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., is backing a proposal to have the federal government offer more support to local governments to help law enforcement officers with mental health issues. 

May 3, 2017 In The News
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These are difficult days for politicians. Confronted by a host of thorny economic, social and public safety issues, they often feel pushed by constituents and party leadership to adhere to a strict (and sometimes extreme) political agenda.

May 3, 2017 In The News
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FISHERS, Ind (WISH) – Fishers proved its home to some of the brightest, civically-educated minds in the country after one of its junior high classes won a national championship.

Three years ago, Fishers Junior High School started a competition class. It taught students about civics, and competed against other schools at a regional, and state level.

May 2, 2017 In The News
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Painkiller diversion, visits that were never made, and, in a few cases, deadly neglect have been underwritten by taxpayers, House members heard Tuesday at a hearing on how to improve oversight of Medicaid's personal-care services spending.