$2.5 million grant announced for Peoria International Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Peoria) and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) announced today a $2.5 million grant for General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport. The grant will fund the milling and overlay of 4,700 feet of the airport entrance road, as well as soil stabilization and pipe replacement to prevent further […]

Bustos to accept applications for nominations to U.S. armed services academies

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., has announced she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in fall 2015. “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but the tools to become […]

Cheri Bustos Hosts Manufacturing Roundtable

PEORIA – Community leaders gathered around the table today to get their voices heard. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos invited them to the Community Workshop and Training Center to talk manufacturing and job creation. She first toured the facility to see how it is helping job growth. Then community leaders and the congresswoman had an open discussion […]