Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky testified at the International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Belarus, Italy, Korea, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.  Below is a copy of Congressman Visclosky’s remarks, as prepared for delivery.

Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Steel Caucus Co-Chairman Mike Bost (R-IL), Co-Chairman Rick Crawford (R-AR), and Vice-Chairman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN), sent a letter to President Trump that urged him to defend the American steel industry and its workers during his visit to China.

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved Congressman Visclosky’s legislation to designate the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as a National Park.

The House approved the legislation, H.R. 1488, the Indiana Dunes National Park Act, by unanimous consent.  The measure is now awaiting consideration by the U.S. Senate.

Oct 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Steel Caucus Co-Chairman Mike Bost (R-IL), Co-Chairman Rick Crawford (R-AR), and Vice-Chairman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN), along with 65 other members of the Caucus, sent a letter to the President expressing support for the Section 232 investigation assessing the impact of steel imports on our national security. 

Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky and the City of Gary announced today that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) under the U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded a grant to the City of Gary to support the development of a National Civil Rights Hall of Fame facility. 

Oct 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources approved Congressman Pete Visclosky’s legislation to designate the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as a National Park. 

Sep 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky released the following statement in response to the filing of the request by the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) to the Federal Transportation Administration for funding for the South Shore Rail Line Double Track and West Lake extension projects.

Sep 8, 2017 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.

Sep 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant for the Michigan City Fire Department under the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.

Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded a grant to South Shore Arts under the Arts Engagement in American Communities program.

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