Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

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.    

Jun 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a grant through their Brownfields Program that will improve areas in Gary, Hammond, and East Chicago.  The grant was awarded to a coalition that included the Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC), the Northwest Indiana Forum Foundation, and th

Jun 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky and the House Appropriations Committee voted to approve the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. 

May 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Below are the details for Congressman Pete Visclosky’s 2019 Military Academy Night.

When: 

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Tuesday - May 28, 2019

Where: 

Indiana University NorthwestArts and Science Building

1st Floor – Room 1041

May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the School City of East Chicago to receive an award for new school buses.

Specifically, the School City of East Chicago will receive $100,000 through the EPA’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act program to assist the replacement of five school buses.  

Apr 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) under the National Park Service has awarded two grants in Northwest Indiana. 

Mar 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, Congressman Visclosky testified before four House Appropriations Subcommittees on priorities for Northwest Indiana in Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations bills.

The Congressman expressed support for several federal programs, including:

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