Representative Peter 'Pete' J. Visclosky's Public Statements


Full Name: Peter 'Pete' J. Visclosky
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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3/25/14 The Honorable Peter Visclosky, Vice Chairman, Steel Caucus Hearing 3/19/14 The Times of Northwest Indiana - Visclosky Says it's Time for Action on South Shore Extension 3/13/14 Hearing of the Defense Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Subcommittee - FY 2015 Budget 3/10/14 South Shore Line Expansion Hangs on Next Three Weeks 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 2/10/14 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System 1/28/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Indiana's Request for Already Budgeted Federal Assistane 11/26/13 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act 11/22/13 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Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 11/13/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership 11/01/13 Letter to Chairman Irving Williamson, International Trade Commission - Protect Domestic Steel Producers from Illegal Dumping 10/31/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown 10/31/13 Visclosky Testifies Before the International Trade Commission on Protecting American Steelworkers 10/23/13 Visclosky Announces $1.28 Million for NorthShore Health Centers 10/16/13 Visclosky Statement on Bipartisan Compromise to Open the Government & Prevent Default 10/09/13 Department of Defense Survivor Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 10/05/13 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government 10/03/13 Government Shutdown Threatens Northwest Indiana's Steel Industry 10/03/13 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act 9/30/13 Visclosky Statement on Looming Government Shutdown 9/30/13 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 9/26/13 National Hispanic Heritage Month 9/25/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling 9/20/13 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 9/13/13 Visclosky Speaks in Favor of Local Infrastructure Investment 8/14/13 Letter to Secretary Chuck Hagel, Department of Defense - Digital Lab in Indiana 8/07/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA 7/31/13 Letter to Irving A. Williamson, U.S. International Trade Commission Chairman - Steel Trade 7/30/13 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 7/26/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA 7/24/13 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 7/23/13 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 7/23/13 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 7/19/13 Inside Indiana Business - Gary Chosen for Federal Brownfield Grant 7/09/13 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees 6/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations 5/17/13 Northwest Indiana Times - Editorial: Erase Barrier to Progress at State Line 5/16/13 Northwest Indiana Times - Editorial: Buy American Steel for Federal Projects 5/13/13 Post-Tribune - Visclosky Discusses Sequester at Gary Chamber Luncheon 5/13/13 Northwest Indiana Times - Visclosky: Investing in NWI Essential 5/08/13 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense and Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security - Muscatatuck Training Exercises 5/06/13 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation and Michael Huerta, Administrator of Federal Aviation Administration - UAS Test Site 5/01/13 Chesterton Tribune - Visclosky Reintroduces American Steel First Act 4/30/13 Northwest Indiana Times - Visclosky Introduces Bill Requiring Public Projects to Use American Steel 4/23/13 Letter to Honorable Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs 4/16/13 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Future of Department of Defense at FY 14 Budget Hearing 4/12/13 Visclosky Votes "No" on Attempt to Shut Down National Labor Relations Board 4/11/13 NWI Times - Visclosky Announces Support of Marriage Equality