Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Apr 4, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement on the news that the Bureau of Prisons has begun the process of finding staff for Thomson prison.
Mar 26, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos welcomed students from Annawan High School in Annawan in Henry County to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Mar 14, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on the announcement yesterday that the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons has committed funding for the activation of Thomson prison.
Mar 13, 2014
The Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons has removed a big hurdle to opening the Thomson Correctional Center.
Mar 13, 2014
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos today announced that the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons has committed $53.7 million in funding to the activation of Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Illinois.
Mar 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Work is inching along toward an agreement on a major legislative package that could help modernize Peoria’s lock and dam, updating the 75-year-old structure for the first time in a quarter-century.

Area lawmakers said Wednesday on Capitol Hill that it’s crucial for the House and Senate to work out their differences — mainly price — on the Water Resources and Development Act and get a bill in place.

Mar 6, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos met with members from the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce to discuss regional economic priorities.
Mar 6, 2014
Reps. Dave Loebsack and Cheri Bustos met today with about 30 Quad-City community leaders to discuss regional economic issues.
Mar 5, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) denied Illinois’ appeal of the agency’s original decision not to award Public Assistance funding to the nine Southern and Central Illinois counties, including Tazewell County, that are rebuilding after deadly tornadoes struck the state on November 17, 2013.
Mar 5, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos invited high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.”

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