Bustos Highlights Rock Island Arsenal in Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing, Pushes for Workforce Resiliency

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined colleagues on the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense to discuss workforce development with Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Gilbert Cisneros and other senior officials. During the hearing, Bustos highlighted the important functions of the Rock Island Arsenal as well as her concerns with resiliency […]

Bustos Votes for Bipartisan Legislation to Support Survivors of Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON — Today, during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the bipartisan Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act to support survivors of domestic violence. The bill would reauthorize and expand funding for programs focused on protecting survivors and preventing family and domestic violence, and is the only federal […]

Bustos Announces More Than $275,000 in Federal Grants for Law Enforcement Technical Support

MOLINE — Today, U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the cities of Moline, Pekin, Peoria and Rockford will receive a combined $275,990 in Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program grants from the U.S. Department of Justice for local law enforcement. Communities plan to use the funds for technical support.  “We have to […]

Bustos Statement in Support of Legislation Honoring Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement in support of legislation to award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal honoring the service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021, during the emergency evacuation of citizens of the United States and vulnerable Afghan allies at Hamid Karzai International […]