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Jul 2, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced a $1,236,603 grant for Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency in Freeport.
Jun 23, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced a $200,000 grant for Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois, Inc. in Peoria.
Jun 23, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, along with the entire Illinois House delegation, honored the Chicago Blackhawks and the team’s 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Championship by introducing a House Resolution in their honor.
Jun 15, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her push to expand and protect access to the ballot box for eligible voters by announcing support for the Automatic Voter Registration Act.
Jun 2, 2015
[WASHINGTON, DC] – Today, U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin announced $1,412,945 in federal funding that will go toward infrastructure improvements and upgrades at the Quad City International Airport and Chicago Rockford International Airport.
Apr 14, 2015
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her rail safety advocacy following last month’s train derailment near Galena in a House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee hearing today.
Feb 11, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos invited the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert McDonald to Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to update local veterans on the VA’s efforts to reduce the backlog of compensation and disability claims and improve the healthcare they have earned and deserve.
Feb 3, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos met with Major General Kevin O’Connell, the Commander of Army Sustainment Command and the Rock Island Arsenal, to discuss their shared goal of strengthening the region’s economy, bolstering our nation’s military readiness and easing the harmful impact of sequestration.
Jan 28, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos was named to the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, on which she is the second-highest ranking Democrat, and the Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture
Jan 12, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she has nominated nine Illinois students for admission to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2015.