Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

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. 

Oct 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Dyer Police Department and the Griffith Police Department will each receive $125,000 from the Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program.  The COPS Hiring Program grants provide up to 75 percent of the entry-level salary and benefits for a full-time officer for a 36-month

Oct 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Porter County Regional Airport will receive a $1,437,732 grant award from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). 

Oct 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Below is the testimony of Congressman Pete Visclosky from today’s International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on welded line pipe, as prepared for delivery.

Sep 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), under the U.S. Department of Commerce, announced a $3,000,000 award to the City of Gary for investing in Buffington Harbor Drive infrastructure.

Sep 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the National Park Service Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has awarded a $200,000.00 grant to the Lake County Park Board for Deep River Park.

Sep 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Below is the testimony of Congressman Pete Visclosky at today’s International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on cut-to-length carbon steel plate, as prepared for delivery.

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