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Pete Visclosky's Public Statements

Full Name: Peter 'Pete' J. Visclosky
Office: U.S. House (IN) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 6, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Joanne; 2 Children: John, Timothy
Birth Date: 08/13/1949
Birth Place: Gary, IN
Home City: Merrillville, IN
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Chesterton Tribune - INDOT Receives $71.3 Million in Federal Funds for Rail Upgrades; Porter Chokepoint to Be Opened
Issue Position: Healthcare Reform
Issue Position: Economic Recovery
Issue Position: Protecting American Jobs & Retirement Security
Issue Position: The Budget
Issue Position: Building a New Economy in Northwest Indiana
Issue Position: Addressing America's Energy Crisis
July 15, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 20, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 16, 2014 Visclosky, Congressmen Call for End to Steel Dumping
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 5, 2014 NWI Times - East Chicago Officials Mark End of Pipe Lining Project
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 9, 2014 Letter to John A. Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service - Regarding Tax Fraud Affecting Hoosier Physicians
March 25, 2014 The Honorable Peter Visclosky, Vice Chairman, Steel Caucus Hearing
March 19, 2014 The Times of Northwest Indiana - Visclosky Says it's Time for Action on South Shore Extension
March 13, 2014 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Subcommittee - FY 2015 Budget
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 South Shore Line Expansion Hangs on Next Three Weeks
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Jan. 28, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Indiana's Request for Already Budgeted Federal Assistane
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Protect Domestic Steel Producers from Illegal Dumping
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 31, 2013 Visclosky Testifies Before the International Trade Commission on Protecting American Steelworkers
Oct. 23, 2013 Visclosky Announces $1.28 Million for NorthShore Health Centers
Oct. 16, 2013 Visclosky Statement on Bipartisan Compromise to Open the Government & Prevent Default
Oct. 9, 2013 Department of Defense Survivor Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 3, 2013 Government Shutdown Threatens Northwest Indiana's Steel Industry
Oct. 3, 2013 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act
Sept. 30, 2013 Visclosky Statement on Looming Government Shutdown
Sept. 30, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 26, 2013 National Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 20, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 13, 2013 Visclosky Speaks in Favor of Local Infrastructure Investment
Aug. 14, 2013 Letter to Secretary Chuck Hagel, Department of Defense - Digital Lab in Indiana
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
July 31, 2013 Letter to Irving A. Williamson, U.S. International Trade Commission Chairman - Steel Trade
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