Bustos Secures Commitment from Trump Administration to Work with Illinois to Complete Quad-City-to-Chicago Passenger Rail

Bustos Questioned Federal Rail Administration on the Project at a Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee Hearing WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) secured a continued commitment from officials at the Federal Rail Administration to work with the State of Illinois to finish the long-awaited Quad-City to Chicago passenger rail project. Associate Administrator Paul Nissenbaum committed […]

Bustos Shares How Trumpcare Will Impact Illinoisans in Latest “Hear from the Heartland” Video

“We would be priced out. We wouldn’t be able to get the periodic care that we need.” MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released her third “Hear from the Heartland” video to share how Trumpcare could impact people in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. In the latest […]

Bustos Denounces President Trump’s Changes to Cuba Policy

Bustos, who visited Cuba twice, highlights how Trump’s proposal could hurt farmers and manufacturers by undermining economic development and trade potential MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced he is rolling back recent progress between the United States and Cuba: “Instead of undermining the progress we’ve made […]

Bustos, Graves Introduce Bipartisan FLIGHT Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) introduced the bipartisan Forward Looking Investment in General Aviation, Hangars and Tarmacs (FLIGHT) Act. A companion bill was also introduced in the U.S. Senate last week by Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.). The FLIGHT Act will give General Aviation (GA) airports more […]