Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Oct 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky testified for the seventh time this year at the International Trade Commission (ITC).  The hearing today was regarding circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe.  Below are a copy of Congressman Visclosky’s remarks as prepared for delivery and a pdf of the referenced letter to the Commission signed by Congressman Tim Murphy (R-

Oct 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the City of Hobart has received a grant award under the Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program.

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Visclosky announced that he has introduced legislation to designate the Northwest Indiana lakeshore as a National Park. 

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Visclosky announced that the Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has moved the South Shore expansion forward into the Project Development phase.

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Below are the prepared remarks of Congressman Pete Visclosky from today’s International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on welded stainless steel pressure pipe. 

Sep 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a grant for the Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field Airport.

Sep 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded a grant to improve the East Chicago Train Station. 

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Vice-Chairman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN) convened a meeting with other Steel Caucus members and Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and United States Trade Representative Michael Froman to discuss global steel issues.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Vice-Chairman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN) introduced a House resolution that calls on the Administration to take action regarding non-market economy (NME) countries in order to protect American jobs and our nation’s economic security. 

Sep 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Vice Chairman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN) have called on President Obama to address the illegal trading practices of China and the growing global steel overcapacity crisis at the upcoming Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum in Paris and the G20 Summit in China.

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