Congressman Pete Visclosky

Representing the 1st District of Indiana

Press Releases

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.

May 9, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky and 44 colleagues are asking President Bush to save jobs by keeping tariffs against illegally dumped foreign steel firmly in place.

May 8, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Fighting to save jobs, Congressman Pete Visclosky led a successful effort to defeat an anti-steel tariff resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday.

May 2, 2002 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Pete Visclosky (D-Indiana) joined more than 90 colleagues Thursday in introducing legislation that will save steel jobs, help retired steelworkers, and bolster our national defense.  The bill, the Steel Industry Legacy Relief Act of 2002, will relieve struggling domesti

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