Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

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 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 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.

Sep 10, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – H.R. 4646, the Steel Industry Legacy Relief Act of 2002, took a step forward today when it went before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee for consideration.  The Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection heard discussion on the bill at 10 a.m. (Eastern Time).

Sep 6, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky received a perfect rating Friday from the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSSM) for his voting record in the 107th Congress.  On each of 13 issues important to the preservation of these two vital programs in 2001 and 2002, Congressman Visclosky voted to defend seniors and the disabl

Sep 4, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the City of Gary has received a grant of $1,875,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice to pay 15 full-time police officers over a three-year period.  These officers will be assigned to the city’s schools as School Resource Officers (SROs).

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