Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Below are the opening remarks of Congressman Pete Visclosky from today’s House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing on the Department of Defense budget for Fiscal Year 2017, as prepared for delivery.

Feb 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky released the following statement in response to President Obama signing into law the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015:

Feb 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky released the following statement submitted in the Congressional Record on Black History Month:

Jan 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky released the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address:

Jan 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky released the following statement in response to the announcement that Indiana State Senator Earline Rogers will not seek re-election:

Dec 31, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced the following 2016 schedule for Town Forums that will be held throughout Indiana’s First Congressional District.  

Thursday – January 14, 2016

10:00 a.m.
Crown Point Community Library
122 North Main Street
Crown Point, Indiana 46307

Dec 11, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky supported the conference agreement for H.R. 644, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015.  The House of Representatives approved the measure by a vote of 256 to 158. 

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky supported the conference agreement for H.R. 22, the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act.  The House of Representatives approved the measure by a vote of 359 to 65. 

Nov 30, 2015 Press Release
Bipartisan Group of 40 Lawmakers Encourages Committee to Protect American Steelworkers

Washington, DC – Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy, Vice Chairman Pete Visclosky, and 38 other Members of the bipartisan Congressional Steel Caucus today sent a letter to the leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee, urging that the Committee work with its Senate counterparts and make the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (H.R.644) a priority as Con

Nov 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that Michigan City will receive $602,943 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  The CDBG program aims to develop communities by supporting decent housing, suitable living environments, and expanded economic opportunities. 

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