Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Aug 4, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Below are the prepared remarks of Congressman Pete Visclosky from today’s International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on hot-rolled steel products. 

Jul 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Below are the prepared remarks of Congressman Pete Visclosky from today’s International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on heavy walled rectangular welded carbon steel pipe and tube products. 

Jun 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced that the winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition is Vanessa Garcia for her piece entitled Indiana Treasures.

Jun 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky advanced a Buy America amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Interior Appropriations Act.

The amendment strikes provisions that would have weakened Buy America requirements for projects receiving funding through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.   

Jun 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Below is the opening statement of Congressman Pete Visclosky, Ranking Democrat on the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, delivered during the House consideration of H.R. 5293, the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Act. 

Jun 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant for the City of Gary Fire Department under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program.

May 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Below are the remarks of Congressman Pete Visclosky from today’s International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on corrosion-resistant steel products.  The picture sets referenced in the remarks are available here.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky testified at the International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on cold-rolled steel products, which are manufactured in Northwest Indiana.  During his testimony, Congressman Visclosky presented a Congressional Steel Caucus letter with 80 signatures.

May 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Visclosky successfully included Buy America requirements in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Defense Appropriations Act.

The measure was approved by the House Appropriations Committee and is currently awaiting consideration by the full House of Representatives.

May 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy and Vice Chairman Peter J. Visclosky have requested a meeting with President Obama to discuss the dire import crisis facing the American steel industry.

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