Visclosky Statement on the Expansion of the Lake County HIDTA

Oct 13, 2016
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky released the following statement in response to the announcement that LaPorte County and Marion County have been added to the Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).

“I am proud to have worked since day one to secure and support a federal HIDTA designation for Lake County, and the subsequent addition of Porter County.  I am pleased today that by expanding the Lake County HIDTA to include LaPorte and Marion Counties, we will be able to further improve our ability to regionally coordinate federal funding and intelligence resources to address the transportation corridors of drug traffickers and keep our communities safe.”