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Visclosky Announces HHS Awards for Community Health Centers

The grants are under the Health Center Cluster program. The funding aims to improve the operations and services provided at these centers. The grants include $378,112.00 for NorthShore Health Centers, $321,310.00 for HealthLinc, $279,196.00 for Community HealthNet, and $245,758.00 for Regional Mental Health Center.

Visclosky Announces U.S. Department of Transportation Funding for Transit-Oriented Development Planning Activities for the...

Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) with $300,000 to implement transit-oriented development planning activities for the extension of the South Shore Railroad from Hammond to Dyer

Visclosky Announces FAA Award for Griffith-Merrillville Airport

Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a grant to the Griffith-Merrillville Airport to perform an environmental assessment study.

Visclosky’s Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program – Fiscal Year 2015 Awards for Northwest Indiana Communities

Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today the Fiscal Year 2015 awards from the Bulletproof Vest Partnership program for Northwest Indiana communities.  The awards total $29,662.46, and will provide matching federal funding to support the acquisition of 85 vests for 12 local law enforcement departments

Visclosky’s Buy America Amendment Included in Interior Appropriations Act

Congressman Pete Visclosky advanced a Buy America amendment to the Fiscal Year 2016 Interior Appropriations Act. The amendment strikes harmful provisions that would have weakened Buy America requirements for projects receiving funding through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

Visclosky Announces HUD Grant to Gary Housing Authority

Congressman Pete Visclosky announced a $35,461 grant award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the Gary Housing Authority under the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program

Visclosky Announces Housing Awards to Prevent Home Foreclosures in Northwest Indiana

Washington, D.C. - December 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced several awards to help Northwest Indiana families find housing and prevent future home foreclosures. The awards from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will support the delivery of a wide variety of housing counseling services to help individuals and families in Indiana’s First District to improve their financial literacy, expand their homeownership opportunities, improve their access to affordable housing, and avoid foreclosure.

Visclosky Announces Federal Support for Employment Programs in Gary and Hammond

Washington, D.C. - March 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued grants to the Gary Housing Authority and the Housing Authority of the City of Hammond under the Housing Choice Voucher – Family Self Sufficiency (HCV-FSS) program. The funding will support initiatives to help housing voucher recipients obtain employment that will lead to their economic independence and self-sufficiency.

Visclosky Delivers Resources for More Sidewalks in South Haven

Washington, D.C. - December 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has released the funding he secured for South Haven to build more sidewalks. The construction project, which will expand on the sidewalks completed earlier this year, will create jobs immediately while addressing a critical safety concern for the community’s children

Visclosky Announces Federal Support for Housing Counseling in Northwest Indiana

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Grants to Help Families and Individuals Improve Housing Conditions. Washington, D.C. - October 14, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Pete Visclosky today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued three grants to Northwest Indiana for housing counseling. The grants, which will go to the Housing Authority of the City of Hammond, Housing Opportunities, Inc., in Porter County, and the Lake County Community Economic Development Department, are intended to help families and individuals improve their housing conditions

Lugar, Bayh, Visclosky, and Donnelly Support Governor’s Request for SBA Disaster Loans in Porter...

Washington, D.C. - September 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senators Richard Lugar and Evan Bayh and Congressmen Pete Visclosky and Joe Donnelly today sent the following letter to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) expressing their support for Governor Mitch Daniels’ request that the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program be implemented in Porter County

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ROKITA STATEMENT ON JOHN GREGG INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his infrastructure plan for Indiana, proposing a raid on the Next Generation Trust Fund to fund new projects. As the Hoosier majority Member on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to Mr. Gregg’s proposal

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VISCLOSKY TESTIFIES BEFORE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEES ON FY 2020 PRIORITIES

This week, Congressman Visclosky testified before four House Appropriations Subcommittees on priorities for Northwest Indiana in Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations bills.