Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Oct 3, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Spurred by criminal corporate misconduct, Congressman Pete Visclosky introduced legislation Wednesday designed to help prevent future corporate scandals, similar to the one at the Enron Corporation, from robbing working men and women of their retirement security.  His bill, H.R.

Oct 2, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation late Tuesday reported out $3 million in funding for the Chicago, South Shore, and South Bend Railroad, at the request of Congressman Pete Visclosky.

Oct 1, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced the Hammond Housing Authority has received a $54,872 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The funds will pay a program coordinator for the city’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program. 

Sep 25, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded a $275,000 grant for anti-drug efforts in Gary’s Horace Mann-Ambridge neighborhood.

Sep 25, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky today wrote U.S.

Sep 25, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky has received committee approval for provisions in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) for 2002 that will authorize $239,446,000 in federal spending on five water projects in Northwest Indiana.

Sep 23, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky’s office will host prospective applicants for the five U.S. military academies from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Friday, September 27, at Indiana University Northwest, located at 3400 Broadway in Gary.  The session will be held in Conference Rooms A, B, and C of the campus library.

Sep 19, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Lakes of the Four Seasons Volunteer Fire Force and the Lake Ridge Volunteer Fire Department will receive Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants for fire and rescue services.

Sep 18, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that a Gary-based juvenile delinquency prevention program has received a $97,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Sep 12, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – U.S. Senator Evan Bayh and Congressman Pete Visclosky worked together to include language today in an appropriations bill that will make the U.S. Export-Import Bank accountable on loans to foreign steel producers.

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