Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Sep 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today the Fiscal Year 2015 awards from the Bulletproof Vest Partnership program for Northwest Indiana communities.  The awards total $29,662.46, and will provide matching federal funding to support the acquisition of 85 vests for 12 local law enforcement departments.

Aug 28, 2015 Press Release

Merrillville, IN-Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced that the Portage Fire Department received $785,882 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security-Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. 

Aug 24, 2015 Press Release

U.S. Congressman Pete Visclosky is proud to announce that St. John resident Zac Maciejewski successfully completed a summer internship offered through his Merrillville District Office.

Aug 21, 2015 Press Release

Merrillville, IN-Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced that the Lake Hills Volunteer Fire Department received $145,334 through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security-Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. 

The federal funding will allow the volunteer  fire department to enhance its services by improving its operations and ensuring firefighters’ safety.

Aug 19, 2015 Press Release

Merrillville, IN-U.S. Congressman Pete Visclosky is proud to announce that Dyer resident Jonathan Van Hecke successfully completed a summer internship offered through his Merrillville District Office.

Aug 11, 2015 Press Release

Merrillville, IN- Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded a $541,667 grant to Porter-Starke Services, Inc. to establish a federally qualified health center in Gary, Indiana. 

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Merrillville, IN-Congressman Visclosky recently hosted the 2015 Congressional Art Competition in Indiana’s First Congressional District. 

Jul 20, 2015 Press Release

Merrillville, IN- Congressman Pete Visclosky announced that the United States Department of Education has awarded a $289,901 grant to Purdue University North Central.

Jul 17, 2015 Press Release
A collaborative effort with Lake Area United Way and United Way of Porter County

Merrillville, IN- Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky joined Lisa Daugherty, CEO and President of Lake Area United Way, and Dr. Chenn Zhou, Executive Director at the Center for Visualization through Simulation (CIVS), in the launch of the newly designed Canstruction 3D-Design Software.

Jun 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Pete Visclosky offered an amendment to Trade Promotion Authority legislation that would improve U.S. trade laws.  These provisions are supported by the American Iron and Steel Institute, which includes ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel, and the Alliance for American Manufacturing, which includes the United Steelworkers. 

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