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U.s. Rep. Pete Visclosky

THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: Business leaders give Congressman regulatory earful

THE TIMES BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: Business leaders give Congressman regulatory earful

With U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky in the room, members of the Times Board of Economists were not shy in talking about government regulations they have to deal with on a daily basis.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Visclosky commends localities for funding South Shore

Visclosky commends localities for funding South Shore

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky is praising 11 communities and Lake County for pledging money to the South Shore expansion and urging the remaining eight to get on board.

April 01, 2014 11:39 am Related

Cities on board with South Shore Line extension

Ten communities have pledged a total of $3.2 million annually to build the South Shore Line extension, but the three largest potential contributors have yet to plunk money into the fare box..

March 29, 2014 6:00 pm
Visclosky says it's time for action on South Shore extension

Visclosky says it's time for action on South Shore extension

EAST CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky told more than 200 business people Wednesday he is serious about his end-of-March deadline for raising money from local communities for the South Shore extension to Dyer.

March 19, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Visclosky to tell chamber about South Shore expansion

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will tell the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce about the benefits of expanding the South Shore commuter railroad to Dyer at its noon luncheon Wednesday at Ameristar Casino in East Chicago.

March 17, 2014 12:29 pm
South Shore Line expansion hangs on next three weeks

South Shore Line expansion hangs on next three weeks

HOBART | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky on Monday night issued a powerful call for local communities to ante up for the South Shore Line extension in the next three weeks so Northwest Indiana can take its rightful place in the global economy.

March 10, 2014 2:03 pm Photos

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Visclosky to tell chamber about South Shore expansion

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will tell the Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce about the benefits of expanding the South Shore commuter railroad to Dyer at its noon luncheon March 19 at Ameristar Casino, in East Chicago.

March 01, 2014 12:29 pm

Visclosky warns shutdown threatens steel industry

A trade commission hearing on illegal steel dumping was cancelled because of the federal government shutdown, and U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky warned it could have ominous repercussions for the local steel industry.

October 03, 2013 4:02 pm

Local airport land federal grants

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $473,000 grant to the Michigan City Municipal/Phillips Field Airport and $411,000 to the Griffith-Merrillville Airport.

September 21, 2013 1:08 pm
Richardson flourishes through roles at Luke Oil, County Line Orchard, GrowNWI

Richardson flourishes through roles at Luke Oil, County Line Orchard, GrowNWI

Ryan Richardson wants region residents to get their hands dirty.

July 28, 2013 2:30 am

Visclosky introduces bill requiring public projects to use American steel

MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Ind., introduced a bill last week that would require the government to use U.S.-made steel for public projects.

April 30, 2013 8:15 pm
Visclosky announces support of marriage equality

Visclosky announces support of marriage equality

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky announced his support of marriage equality Thursday, calling unfair current federal laws that bar same-sex couples from having the same financial and legal benefits as married couples.

April 11, 2013 12:30 pm Related
Visclosky: 'We don't govern anymore'

Visclosky: 'We don't govern anymore'

Debate students listen to U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in Chris Lowery's debate class Wednesday morning at Chesterton High School. Visclosky also spoke Wednesday with the Times Editorial Board.

April 03, 2013 2:00 pm
Visclosky: 'We don't govern anymore'

Visclosky: 'We don't govern anymore'

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, speaks to Chris Lowery's debate class Wednesday morning at Chesterton High School. The congressman also spoke Wednesday with The Times Editorial Board about the automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester, threats from North Korea and the …

April 03, 2013 1:58 pm
Visclosky: 'We don't govern anymore'

Visclosky: 'We don't govern anymore'

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, "invited himself" to speak to Chris Lowery's debate class Wednesday morning at Chesterton High School. Visclosky touched on several topics as he took questions from the group ninth- through 12th-graders.

April 03, 2013 1:54 pm
Visclosky: 'We don't govern anymore'

Visclosky: 'We don't govern anymore'

Debate students listen to U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in Chris Lowery's debate class Wednesday morning at Chesterton High School. The congressman also spoke Wednesday with the Times Editorial Board.

April 03, 2013 1:56 pm
20 UNDER 40: Ryan Richardson

20 UNDER 40: Ryan Richardson

Ryan Richardson wants region residents to get their hands dirty.

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Griffith-Merrillville Airport lands federal grant

U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky has announced a $63,900 grant to the Griffith-Merrillville Airport from the Federal Aviation Administration.

September 25, 2012 1:08 pm

Jasper Co. Airport lands federal grant

The Jasper County Airport will receive $150,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration to pay for drainage improvements.

August 20, 2012 3:30 pm
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