Quad-City Times: Bustos, Loebsack meet with Q-C community leaders

Reps. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, and Cheri Bustos, D-Illinois, met today with about 30 Quad-City community leaders to discuss regional economic issues. The meetings were among a series arranged during a two-day visit to Washington, D.C., that is organized by the Quad-Cities Chamber of Commerce. Items up for discussion included the Quad-Cities Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Hub, […]

Sauk Valley Gazette: Durbin, Bustos urge funding for prison

SPRINGFIELD – Two members of Illinois congressional delegation are asking President Barack Obama to continue funding efforts to activate the Thomson Correctional Center. Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, sent the letter Thursday. It reports that the first year of activation funding is available and urges Obama to include the second year […]

Moline Argus/Dispatch: Q-C helps get tech grant

ROCK ISLAND — The Rock Island Arsenal, Deere & Co. and Black Hawk College are part of a new $320 million project to turn academic research into high-tech jobs. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, announced Sunday that the Department of Defense had awarded a $70 million federal grant […]