Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Jan 6, 2003 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – As part of his continuing effort to stay in close touch with his district, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today a new toll-free telephone number and his town forum schedule for 2003.

Dec 18, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the Merrillville-based Geminus Corporation will receive a $277,500 grant for its Head Start program.  Geminus will receive the funding from the U.S.

Nov 20, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky today joined local law-enforcement officials to open a new computer forensics laboratory and training room at the Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) headquarters.  Both new facilities were created using federal funding secured by Visclosky and Senator Richard Lugar (R-Indiana).

Nov 7, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Hobart Fire Department and the Ogden Dunes Volunteer Fire Department will receive Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for fire and rescue services.

Oct 21, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In response to a request last month by Congressman Pete Visclosky, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman has declared Lake and Porter counties as “major disaster counties” for all crops.

Oct 17, 2002 Press Release

Merrillville, IN – Just nine months after securing $1.4 million in initial funding, Congressman Pete Visclosky helped break ground today for the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana.

Oct 14, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In his continuing efforts to create new, good-paying jobs in the region, Congressman Pete Visclosky has received an earmark of $1 million for the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana.

Oct 11, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky has received an earmark of $750,000 for the installation of gravity sewers in Hobart’s Green Acres subdivision.

Oct 10, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – At the request of Congressman Pete Visclosky, a joint House of Representatives-Senate conference committee has included $1 million, in its conference report for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Defense Appropriations bill, for anti-drug programs in Northwest Indiana schools.  The House passed the conference report today.

Oct 9, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – A proposed Indiana Army National Guard base at the Gary/Chicago Airport took a step forward Wednesday in a joint House of Representatives-Senate conference committee, as it added favorable language requested by Congressman Pete Visclosky.

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