Economy topic of U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos’ brainstorming session

ROCKFORD — U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos visited Rockford on Monday for the first of three regional meetings she’ll hold across the 17th Congressional District to find new ways to strengthen the economy. Bustos met with about 25 local people representing businesses large and small, local government, labor, public schools, public housing and higher education. University […]

Keeping College Affordable For Illinois Families

By Congresswoman Cheri Bustos As the mother to three sons, I know firsthand just how important a quality and affordable education is to ensuring the success of the next generation.  Like parents across Illinois, my husband and I worked hard to provide for our children so they could have access to a higher education, find […]