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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
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
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 South Shore Line Expansion Hangs on Next Three Weeks
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
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Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership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
July 30, 2013 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 24, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 19, 2013 Inside Indiana Business - Gary Chosen for Federal Brownfield Grant
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
May 17, 2013 Northwest Indiana Times - Editorial: Erase Barrier to Progress at State Line
May 16, 2013 Northwest Indiana Times - Editorial: Buy American Steel for Federal Projects
May 13, 2013 Post-Tribune - Visclosky Discusses Sequester at Gary Chamber Luncheon
May 13, 2013 Northwest Indiana Times - Visclosky: Investing in NWI Essential
May 8, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Muscatatuck Training Exercises
May 6, 2013 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation and Michael Huerta, Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration - UAS Test Site
May 1, 2013 Chesterton Tribune - Visclosky Reintroduces American Steel First Act
April 30, 2013 Northwest Indiana Times - Visclosky Introduces Bill Requiring Public Projects to Use American Steel
April 23, 2013 Letter to Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 16, 2013 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Future of Department of Defense at FY 14 Budget Hearing
April 12, 2013 Visclosky Votes "No" on Attempt to Shut Down National Labor Relations Board
April 11, 2013 NWI Times - Visclosky Announces Support of Marriage Equality
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