Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Dec 21, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected the City of Gary for a Brownfields Job Training and Development Demonstration Pilot project.

Nov 26, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Senator Richard Lugar and Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that they have secured $3 million to help fund a major ethanol/biomass fuel plant just east of Rensselaer in Jasper County, Indiana.

Nov 15, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky has secured $3 million for Project Hoosier SAFE-T, a statewide mobile voice and data communication system that benefits public safety by allowing emergency medical services, fire officials, and police officers to communicate with each other more effectively.

Nov 15, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Saturday, November 17, 2001, marks the third anniversary of “Operation Tattoo Zap,” the highly successful program Congressman Pete Visclosky initiated in 1998 to remove gang tattoos of former members.

Nov 15, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Late Wednesday, November 14, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations voted down Congressman Pete Visclosky’s amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 Defense Appropriations bill that would have saved thousands of steelworker jobs.

Nov 14, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky today secured federal funding to bring state-of-the-art crimefighting technology to several Northwest Indiana police departments.

Nov 8, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Senator Richard Lugar and Congressman Pete Visclosky secured $500,000 today to restore a historic building at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer for senior-citizen housing.

Nov 8, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As part of his continued commitment to lowering sewage costs for Northwest Indiana residents, Congressman Pete Visclosky has secured another $1.6 million for sewer and water projects in Hobart and Merrillville.

Nov 1, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following is the text of Congressman Pete Visclosky’s remarks, delivered Thursday, November 1 on the floor of the U.S House of Representatives during debate on H.R. 3150, the Secure Transportation for America Act supported by House Republicans.

Oct 31, 2001 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky today secured $424,000 to design a levee/floodwall protecting Sumava Resorts.  Visclosky secured this funding for Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 in his role as the ranking member of the powerful Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations.

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