Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Dec 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Below is the statement of Congressman Pete Visclosky, Ranking Democrat on the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, from today’s House consideration of the Fiscal Year 2017 Continuing Resolution, as prepared for delivery. 

I thank the Ranking Member for yielding me time.

Nov 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC - Below are Congressman Pete Visclosky’s prepared remarks from today’s International Trade Commission (ITC) hearing on carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate. 

Nov 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Vice-Chairman Peter J. Visclosky (D-IN), along with 41 other members of the Caucus, have called on U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kerlikowske to fully utilize trade enforcement tools provided by Congress.  

Nov 1, 2016 Press Release

Indianapolis, Ind. — Today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, U.S. Senator Dan Coats, and U.S. Representative Peter J. Visclosky (IN-01) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro calling for a timely review and approval of the City of East Chicago’s application for emergency funding.

Oct 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Vice-Chairman Peter J.

Oct 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky released the following statement in response to the announcement that LaPorte County and Marion County have been added to the Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).

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.

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