Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

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.

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. 

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