Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces $3 million USDA investment in the Villages of Elizabeth and Woodhull

USDA Rural Development invests $3,298,000 of federal grants and loans in village water and wastewater infrastructure WASHINGTON– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced more than $3 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development program for the Villages of Elizabeth and Woodhull. These federal dollars are just part of USDA’s larger efforts […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on National Transportation Safety Board Report on 2016 Canton Explosion

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement following the release of the report conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on the natural gas explosion in Canton, Illinois in 2016. “Although answers for the Canton community are long overdue, I am pleased that the NTSB has finally issued a report on […]

Congresswoman Bustos Announces More Than $8 Million In Grants For Local Health Centers

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that health centers across the district will receive $8,251,258 in total grant funding. These federal dollars were awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Center Cluster Program that helps community-based health care organizations provide primary care for underserved communities. “All hardworking Americans should have access […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Legislation to Rename the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois after Fallen Hero Captain Joshua E. Steele Passes the Senate

Bill heads to the President’s Desk to be signed into law WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the Senate has passed her bill to designate the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” In September, Bustos’ bill passed the House and, with […]