As we prepare for a new Congress, I'm looking forward to making progress on the people's priorities, including repealing and replacing Obamacare, continuing to address the heroin and opioid epidemic, reforming our outdated tax system, getting rid of burdensome regulations, helping people get out of poverty, and returning to our Constitutional principals. I talked about some of these priorities with RTV6 in Indianapolis.
Many of us have watched a friend or loved one struggle with cancer, only to be told that there was little hope of a cure. 21st Century Cures provides patients and families with hope for a future and ensures that the United States will stay on the cutting edge of medical innovation. In addition, it reforms our mental health care system, provides resources to address heroin and opioid abuse, and strengthens our national biodefense.
Carmel’s West Clay Elementary recently earned the distinction of National Blue Ribbon School for 2016, the first time it has earned the honor. It was one of only 329 schools to earn the honor, and I was on hand to help celebrate.
With the 114th Congress coming to a close, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (WV) and U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (IN-5) appeared before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society yesterday morning to talk about the November 8th election and how the results will shape the agenda of the 115th Congress in 2017.
The House Committee on Ethics has an important role to play in holding members, officers and staff accountable. As Chairwoman, I am committed to holding our members to a high standard of conduct; to conducting fair investigations into allegations and questions brought before the Committee; and to effectively and transparently communicating the Congressional ethics rules and standards.
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Washington, D.C. – Following the inauguration of Governor Eric Holcomb to serve as Governor of the State of Indiana, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Following the nomination of Indiana’s former U.S. Senator Dan Coats to serve as Director of National Intelligence, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Republican Conference removed an amendment to the House Rules that makes some reforms to the manner in which the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) conducts its work. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), incoming Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement in response.
Washington, D.C. – Last night, the House Republican Conference adopted an amendment to the House Rules that makes some reforms to the manner in which the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) conducts its work. Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05), incoming Chairwoman of the House Ethics Committee, released the following statement.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL) and Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN) have been elected by the women of the House as Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues for the 115th Congress. Congresswomen Mimi Walters (R-CA) and Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) will serve as Co-Vice Chairs.
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House Republicans did something significant this week that didn’t gain much notice in the press: Rep. Diane Black was named interim Budget Committee chair.
U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th District, applauded the removal of proposed reforms to the Office of Congressional Ethics.
WASHINGTON — Indiana Rep.