Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

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.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Late yesterday, Congressman Pete Visclosky supported a Buy America amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Interior Appropriations Act.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
Members urge thorough examination of containment exposure faced by Hoosier families and ask for treatment, prevention, and education opportunities for impacted residents

Washington, D.C.  - U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, U.S. Senator Todd Young, and U.S. Representative Peter J. Visclosky (IN-01) sent a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), Dr. Tom Price, and the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

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

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