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First District Congressman Pete Visclosky has announced a couple of events coming up in the Region... He's hosting a job fair Saturday, March 9 (1 to 4 pm) at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary, and featured participants will include the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority and contractors who serve the RDA. A full list of participating organizations will be available in February.
… a couple days later, Monday March 11th, (6-8pm) at the Radisson in Merrillville, .the Congressman will join representatives of the Concord Coalition, a nonprofit advocacy organization, for an event challenging constituents to balance the federal budget. You'll work in teams of five to seven using real Congressional Budget Office numbers and actual proposals advanced by Members of Congress to construct a mock federal budget plan and work out solutions to the national debt.
If you want to be part of the 'balance the budget' event, you need to rsvp before Friday, March 8, 2013 by calling either the Congressman's Merrillville or Washington DC office.
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