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As I meet with individuals and organizations throughout Northwest Indiana, I hear loud and clear the need for Congress to affirmatively address the pressing challenges of today. I look forward to continuing to use my experiences and commitment as a public servant to collaborate with my colleagues and ultimately create more economic opportunities and improve
U.S. Rep. Frank Mrvan stressed the importance of bipartisanship Friday in his appearance at the Lake County Advancement Committee.
“I will work in a bipartisan way. I have done that, and I believe that that’s the thirst of our community,” he said.
Hundreds of steelworkers chanted "We supply America" as U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh, United Steelworkers President Tom Conway, U.S. Rep. Frank Mrvan, Cleveland-Cliffs CEO Lourenco Goncalves and others rallied support Monday for a $1 trillion infrastructure bill at a Region union hall.
“As a member of Congress, it’s making sure that we continue that collaborative effort between the federal government, the state government and the local agencies to make sure that we’re all fulfilling the need in getting those resources to the people so that they’re able to stay in their home,” Mrvan said.
Ground was broken Tuesday on two sewer projects in Gary worth $7 million in investment in the city’s sewer system.
The Calumet Region Gary Sanitary District 13th Avenue Sewer Improvement Project and the Water Treatment Plant Grit Dewatering Improvement project will improve the quality of life for residents and reduce flooding during heavy storms, officials said.
Javorčik and U.S. Rep. Frank Mrvan, a third-generation Slovak-American himself, toured U.S. Steel’s Gary Works and the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.
“We brought the ambassador to show off the Region and connect with our common heritage,” Mrvan said in an address to members of Merrillville’s Slovak Club.
U.S. Rep. Frank Mrvan, D-Highland, applauded those in Northwest Indiana who make the connections that make projects like the trail happen.
“It’s important to recognize a collaborative effort for the quality of life for our region,” he said. “It’s important to have like-minded people coming together to overcome obstacles.”