• March 7, 2020

    Visclosky Announces Endorsement of Frank Mrvan

    Gary, IN - Today, incumbent Member of Congress Pete Visclosky announced his endorsement of Frank Mrvan to serve as Indiana’s First Congressional District Representative:

    It is my honor to endorse Frank Mrvan to serve as Representative for Indiana’s First Congressional District. I will vote for Frank Mrvan and I encourage every voter to support Frank for U.S. Congress in the primary election. Trustee Mrvan has a proven track record that shows he has the character and the necessary skills to successfully represent all of Northwest Indiana in Congress.

  • October 8, 2019

    Major Step in West Lake Corridor Rail Project

    LAKE COUNTY - Organizers behind the West Lake Corridor commuter rail project have received word that the project has been pushed into the engineering phase by the U.S. Federal Transit Administration. That step puts the rail line extension project significantly closer to federal funding, according to our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana. The West Lake Corridor Project involves an eight-mile extension of the South Shore Line between Dyer and Hammond. The stretch would ultimately connect with the existing South Shore Line and the Metra Electric District's line to the north. 

  • September 28, 2019

    Visclosky lands OSHA grant for the Construction Advancement Foundation

    U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Gary, helped secure a $73,769 grant for the Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana to coordinate safety training. The Portage-based group will use the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration funds to provide silica training to about 350 construction workers in Northwest Indiana.

  • September 25, 2019

    Visclosky supports Dems call for impeachment inquiry into President Trump

    GARY — U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky has announced his support for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s call for an official impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. 

    “As Chairman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, I am greatly concerned that the conduct of the President continues to threaten the safety and security of our nation and our allies," Visclosky said. "Given the seriousness of the President’s actions, I believe that the Speaker’s announcement is warranted."

  • August 9, 2019

    Visclosky Announces DHS Grant Awards for Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor

    Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded grants through the Port Security Grant Program to assist the Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor.

    In general, the Port Security Grant Program aims to support port security services and plans of port authorities, facility operators, and state and local government agencies, and at least 25 percent of the funding for grant recipients is required to be used for terrorism prevention activities.