Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Apr 10, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky today will request $2.7 million for three Northwest Indiana projects from the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies.

Apr 2, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced the National Park Service has awarded Land and Water Conservation Fund grants to parks in Hammond, Hobart, and Munster.

Mar 29, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky will sponsor a public forum from 6:30-8:00 p.m., April 4, 2002, to inform constituents on Medicare and managed-care rights, as well as senior and dislocated-worker issues.  The forum will take place at The Center at Purdue University Calumet, 2300 173rd Street, Hammond.  The meeting is free and open to all reside

Mar 28, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved $6.5 million in loan guarantees for two Hammond brownfield sites.  The funding will help the City of Hammond redevelop these two areas and create approximately 900 jobs for low- to middle-income individuals.

Mar 21, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky testified this morning before the U.S.

Mar 20, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Indiana Senators Dick Lugar and Evan Bayh joined Congressman Pete Visclosky Wednesday in announcing an $899,275 appropriation for the Gary/Chicago Airport (GCA).  The funding, disbursed by the U.S.

Mar 14, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky today asked a House of Representatives subcommittee for funding to revamp the runway at Gary/Chicago Airport (GCA), as well as three other important transportation projects in Northwest Indiana.  The total of his requests for Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 came to $7.3 million.

Mar 6, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky will testify at 2 p.m. (EST) today before the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.  In his testimony, he will highlight the important role that the Gary/Chicago Airport plays in resolving the congested airspace in the Chicago Metropolitan Area.

Mar 5, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky declared President George W. Bush’s steel plan a step forward in the war against illegal dumping.  Visclosky learned Tuesday that the administration would place 30 percent tariffs on foreign steelmakers who violate American trade laws.

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