Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Oct 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant to three Porter County fire departments under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.

Oct 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Pete Visclosky released the following statement in response to the announcement that Chairwoman Nita Lowey will not seek re-election:

“Chairwoman Lowey is a tremendous legislator and a constant, effective force for the people of our nation and the institution of Congress.  

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky released the following statement in response to Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. 

“I support Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry.  

Sep 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded a grant to the Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana under the Susan Harwood Workplace Safety and Health Training Grant program.

Sep 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant to Northwest Indiana fire departments under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.

Sep 11, 2019 Press Release

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

Aug 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded grants through the Port Security Grant Program to assist the Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor.

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House approved H.R. 2740, legislation that included Congressman Visclosky’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Defense Appropriation Act, by a vote of 226 to 203.

Jun 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently announced a request for information from the public on blocked railroad crossings.  U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind) and Mike Braun (R-Ind) and Congressman Pete Visclosky (D-Ind-1) are urging Hoosiers to provide input to the FRA.

Jun 11, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a grant through their Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Grant Program that will improve railroad safety in LaPorte County.    

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