May 10, 2018
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Gary, submitted written testimony the House Budget Committee on Thursday that said the Capital Investment Grant programs that would benefit the two major South Shore Line projects are his top budget priority for fiscal year 2019.
The Federal Transit Administration program could fund half of the West Lake Corridor rail extension and Double Track NWI improvements. The project costs are currently estimated at $665 million and $312 million, respectively.
May 9, 2018
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-1st, released the following statement on Tuesday following the Trump Administration’s decision to abandon the Iran nuclear agreement.
“By needlessly discarding multilateral diplomacy, the Administration’s decision today makes the world a more dangerous place.
May 1, 2018
HOBART — Gov. Eric Holcomb said Tuesday that Northwest Indiana offers "the best of both worlds" with its position in the Chicago metro area and through the tax and cost-of-living advantages of Indiana. Its mix of "industrial might" and "nature's beauty" adds to the allure, the governor said in an appearance before approximately 460 people at the 11th annual induction ceremony for The Times Media Co. Business & Industry Hall of Fame.
April 23, 2018
Northwest Indiana needs a lion guarding its interests and roaring it into a new era on Capitol Hill. It has that in U.S. House Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Gary. The Times Editorial Board endorses the 16-term congressman, tenured for three decades, in the upcoming May Democratic primary as he seeks yet another term of serving our Region.
April 19, 2018
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-1st, testified today before the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee in support of the Federal Transit Administration’s Capital Investment Grant program.