Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

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.

Aug 11, 2017 Press Release

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

Aug 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky released the following statement in response to President Trump’s comments yesterday that his “first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal” and that “it is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before.”

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced that the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition is Lily Jean Wall for her piece entitled Nikki and the runner-up is LaShawn Wise for his piece entitled Covered by Country.

Jul 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Below is the opening statement of Congressman Pete Visclosky from today’s House consideration of the Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Appropriations Act, as prepared for delivery. 

I thank the Ranking Member for yielding me time.

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