Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Sep 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy, Vice Chairman Pete Visclosky, and 67 other Members of the Congressional Steel Caucus have called on President Obama to address long-standing steel issues with Chinese President Xi during his visit to the United States.

Sep 24, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky released the statement below following Pope Francis’ address to the U.S. Congress.

“I was honored to attend the historic address by Pope Francis to Congress this morning. 

Sep 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded grants to four Northwest Indiana community health centers. 

Sep 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a $256,284.00 grant to the Michigan City Municipal Airport. 

Sep 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) with $300,000 to implement transit-oriented development planning activities for the extension of the South Shore Railroad from Hammond to Dyer.

Sep 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that three Northwest Indiana organizations will receive $125,000 each from the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program.  This program is directed by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy in partnership with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  The program provides grants

Sep 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Visclosky released the following statement in support of the Iran nuclear agreement, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action:  

Sep 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a grant to the Griffith-Merrillville Airport to perform an environmental assessment study.  

Sep 4, 2015 Press Release

“I supported the Affordable Care Act (ACA) because I wanted to ensure that every American has access to quality and affordable health care.  However, one provision of the ACA, often incorrectly referred to as a ‘Cadillac Tax,’ will be particularly burdensome on families, many of whom have collectively bargained for their long-term health care at the expense of other forms of compensation and be

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