Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

Jun 24, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Indiana Senators Dick Lugar and Evan Bayh, and Congressman Pete Visclosky, have asked the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to update its outdated information on the Gary/Chicago Airport.

Jun 14, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Indiana Senators Dick Lugar and Evan Bayh joined Congressman Pete Visclosky Friday in announcing that the Gary/Chicago Airport has received approval for a $30,000 grant for a high-tech fingerprint machine.

Jun 4, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that two local airports have received approval for a total of $191,490 in federal grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation.  The funding will go toward needed safety measures, design, and/or expansion.

May 29, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Indiana Senators Dick Lugar and Evan Bayh joined Congressman Pete Visclosky Wednesday in announcing that the Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) has received an additional $175,340 in federal funding.

May 23, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky and several colleagues called for Congressional oversight of trade negotiations at a press conference Thursday.  Visclosky, a leader in the fight for fair trade, believes Congress must have input into these negotiations in order to secure American jobs.

May 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., Wednesday, May 29, at the NiSource cafeteria, 801 East 86th Avenue, Merrillville.  Rear Admiral Joseph D. Stewart, U.S. Maritime Service, will discuss the U.S.

May 22, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky has secured another $54,661.78 to purchase bulletproof vests for local police officers.  The funding was awarded Wednesday to 10 Northwest Indiana cities and towns, as well as Lake County, by the U.S. Department of Justice through its Bulletproof Vest Partnership.

May 20, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S.

May 16, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky introduced a bill late Wednesday to reclassify Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso as part of the Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) for Medicare reimbursements.  The bill, H.R.

May 15, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Seeking to create a highly trained workforce, Congressman Pete Visclosky today asked a U.S.

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