Congresswoman Bustos Accepting Applications for Military Academy Nominations

MOLINE, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2019. “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but […]

Bustos, Durbin and Duckworth Announce $1.5 Million Grant for Peoria International Airport

Peoria – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced that the Greater Peoria Airport Authority received $1,500,000 in grant funding from the Department of Transportation. This federal funding will go towards completing the rehabilitation of the General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport apron. Specifically, it will rehabilitate 30,920 square […]

Bustos Votes for Bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act

Bill includes language supporting the Rock Island Arsenal, Rockford’s Aerospace Industry and Peoria’s 182nd Airlift Wing Washington- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act which included several key local priorities she has fought for. Specifically, the bill includes the following: Authorization of $9 million for a new fire station at […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Pekin Post Office in Honor of Lance Corporal Jordan Bastean Signed Into Law

Lance Cpl. Bastean died protecting our nation in Helmand Province Afghanistan on October 23rd, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that her bill renaming the Post Office at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean Post Office” has been signed into law. This bill reached the […]