Durbin, Bustos Urge House To Pass Water Resources Development Act

Senate Bill Includes Durbin-Bustos Provision for Public-Private Partnerships to Improve Aging Locks and Dams on Illinois River [CREVE COEUR, IL] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today urged their colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Water Resources Development Act and include legislation they authored when […]

Durbin, Bustos Brief Community Members On Progress Of Thomson Prison’s Activation

[THOMSON, IL] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) met today with local community leaders to brief them on the progress and next steps in the activation of Thomson Prison, which the federal government purchased from the State of Illinois at Durbin’s urging last year.  The two were accompanied at […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Honors American Workers On Labor Day

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement honoring American workers on Labor Day: “On Labor Day, we pause to pay tribute to our nation’s hardworking men and women and remember those no longer with us.  America’s workers are responsible for building the middle class and for making our country the greatest on earth.  […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds $2.2 Million Investment In Quad City International Airport

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded news that the Quad City International Airport received a $2,250,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to install runway lighting to enhance safety at the airport.   “I believe that by investing in our networks of roads, bridges, rail […]