DURBIN, BUSTOS: FEDERAL INVESTMENT IN ROCKFORD AIRPORT IS CREATING JOBS AND GROWING LOCAL ECONOMY

ROCKFORD – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today toured construction of the Chicago Rockford International Airport passenger terminal, which will provide an additional 30,000 square feet for passenger check-in and additional Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) inspection lanes. Since 2015, Sen. Durbin and Rep. Bustos have helped to secure $18.2 million […]

ICYMI: Congresswoman Bustos Featured in Axios’ “Smarter Faster” Series

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was featured in Axios’ “Smarter Faster” video series. In an interview with Axios co-founder Mike Allen, Congresswoman Bustos discusses her perspective on the media landscape as a former journalist and the important issues facing families in the Heartland. You can watch the video by […]

ICYMI: Christian Science Monitor Profiles Bustos’ Work in the Heartland

WASHINGTON – Today, the Christian Science Monitor profiled Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, for her success in the Heartland and outreach to rural voters. Highlights from the story are below: A Democrat shows how to win over Trump voters PEORIA, ILL. — On a sunny morning in May, Rep. […]

Democrats Look to Cheri Bustos to Map Path to Rural Votes

Originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal. ROCKFORD, Ill.—Illinois Rep.  Cheri Bustos is the only member of Democratic Party leadership from the Midwest, and now she has a new job: tutoring her fellow House Democrats on talking to the rural voters that her party has lost to Republicans. As one of just 12 Democratic House lawmakers […]