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Pete Visclosky's Public Statements on Issue: Environment

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
General Nov. 4, 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
June 20, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
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
July 24, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 19, 2013 Inside Indiana Business - Gary Chosen for Federal Brownfield Grant
May 17, 2013 Northwest Indiana Times - Editorial: Erase Barrier to Progress at State Line
Feb. 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 15, 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Sept. 10, 2012 Fighting for "Buy American" Requirements
June 27, 2012 Visclosky Advances Buy American Amendment to Interior Appropriations Act
June 5, 2012 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 2013
May 27, 2012 NWI.com - Visit Lake Michigan ... it's our greatest asset
April 25, 2012 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Markup of Energy & Water FY13 Appropriations Bill
April 11, 2012 Visclosky and 14 Members Send Letter Urging the International Trade Commission to Maintain Anti-Dumping Order on Tin and Chromium-Coated Steel Sheet from Japan
Dec. 16, 2011 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2012
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 19, 2011 Chesterton TribuneVisclosky Joins Unions in Gary to Tout 21st Century Jobs Plan
Oct. 18, 2011 NWI.com - Labor, Environmental Groups Push for Clean-Energy Job Creation
Oct. 6, 2011 Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011
July 8, 2011 VALPOLIFE -- Visclosky, Pence Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Protect Northwest Indiana Jobs, Economy
Feb. 20, 2011 Northwest Indiana Times - Pete Visclosky: A regional approach
Feb. 18, 2011 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Discontinue FEMA's Use of "Without Levees" Analysis
Feb. 17, 2011 Moment of Silence in Remembrance of Members of Armed Forces and Their Families
Jan. 6, 2011 NWI - Visclosky Speaks Out Agaisnt Dumped Steel
Sept. 28, 2010 Letter to The President
Dec. 18, 2009 Letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad W. Allen and Fish & Wildlife Service Director Sam D. Hamilton
July 31, 2009 House Passes Increased Funding for Successful Cash for Clunkers Program
June 25, 2009 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
May 13, 2009 21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act
April 27, 2009 Congressional Steel Caucus Seeks Equitable Climate Change Legislation For Steelworkers
Aug. 22, 2008 Letter to Ms. Anne K. Quinlan, Acting Secretary Surface Transportation Board, "Reject CN's Strong Arm Tactics"
July 25, 2008 Visclosky Statement on STB Ruling on Time Limits and Draft EIS for CN/EJ&E
July 8, 2008 Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center Lease Act
June 30, 2008 Visclosky Announces $3.6 Million to Improve Northwest Indiana's Shoreline
June 17, 2008 Statement of Chairman Peter J. Visclosky
Dec. 5, 2007 Visclosky Backs Legislation to Bring Down Gas Prices, Reduce Dependence on Foreign Oil
Oct. 17, 2007 Visclosky Calls for EPA Hearing on Permit Process for U.S. Steel
Aug. 7, 2007 Tech Task Force to Tackle Lake Michigan Discharge Issue
July 24, 2007 Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding the Dumping of Industrial Waste into the Great Lakes
Jan. 31, 2007 Further Continuing Appropriations, Fiscal Year 2007
May 24, 2006 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2007
May 15, 2006 Letter to President of the United States George W. Bush
Nov. 8, 2005 Visclosky Secures $24.2 Million for Flood Protection, Environmental Projects in Northwest Indiana
July 27, 2005 Visclosky Secures $1.7 Million for Lakeshore and Quality of Life Projects throughout Northwest Indiana
July 14, 2005 Visclosky Secures Federal Commitment to the Marquette Plan
Jan. 30, 2005 The Marquette Plan, a Lakeshore Reinvestment Strategy, is Finished
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Water Resources and Environment
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