Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Jul 26, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had awarded a $75,000 Superfund Redevelopment pilot grant to the City of Gary.

Jul 23, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the expansion bill for Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, which will allow the Gary/Chicago Airport to receive full consideration for expansion and improvement projects.  The language for Gary is identical to provisions included in the bill for a proposed airport at Peotone, Illinois.

Jul 23, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky testified Tuesday before the Health Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means, asking that hospitals in Lake and Porter counties be reimbursed at Chicago rates for Medicare patients.

Jul 18, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky will testify at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2002, before the Health Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee on Medicare reimbursement for Lake and Porter counties.  The hearing will take place in Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building.

Jul 18, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky late Wednesday included $3.389 million for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Interior Appropriations bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Jul 10, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky has fought off efforts to cut $2.5 million in funding to help customs workers screen steel imports for illegally dumped products.

Jul 8, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Senators Dick Lugar and Evan Bayh, and Congressman Pete Visclosky, announced today the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) will receive a federal grant of $2,475,033.  The funding, a “New Starts” grant from the U.S.

Jun 27, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that he is an original cosponsor of a resolution denouncing a court ruling that the Pledge of Allegiance is unconstitutional.

Jun 25, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a $600,000 grant to help steer young people in Northwest Indiana away from crime and toward jobs.

Jun 24, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky and 84 colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives have asked for a House subcommittee to take up H.R. 4646, the Steel Industry Legacy Relief Act of 2002.

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