Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Feb 25, 2003 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky has secured $2,639,000 for demolition of unsafe structures and land acquisition at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.  The funding was included in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.

 

Feb 24, 2003 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As part of his continuing commitment to funding education in Northwest Indiana, Congressman Pete Visclosky has secured $550,000 for state-of-the-art computer equipment at Valparaiso University.  The funding, included as part of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, was signed into law by President George W. Bush on February 20, 2003.

Feb 19, 2003 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Northwest Indiana has received $6.06 million in funding for four vital transportation projects in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Omnibus Appropriations bill.  Included in the package is $1.1 million for runway improvements at the Gary/Chicago Airport; $2.5 million for the South Shore railroad; $2.435 million for the improvement of a dangerous intersection in East

Feb 17, 2003 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that he has successfully included $4.7 million in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill for several important crimefighting initiatives in Northwest Indiana.

Feb 13, 2003 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that he has successfully included $8.5 million in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Omnibus Appropriations Bill for two important job-creating projects in Northwest Indiana.

Jan 16, 2003 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky today sharply criticized a ruling by a World Trade Organization (WTO) appeals panel that the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act, also known as the Byrd Amendment, violates global trade accords.

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).

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