Durbin, Bustos Announce Nearly $1.4 Million In Funding For Peoria And Rockford Law Enforcement

[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced today that the Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program has awarded the City of Rockford $625,000 in funding to hire or rehire five police officers and the City of Peoria $750,000 in funding to recruit […]

Bustos Talks About Importance Of Putting People Over Politics In On-Going Budget Debates

Watch Bustos’ Remarks In The U.S. House of Representatives HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to discuss the importance of putting people over politics in the on-going budget debates in Washington.  Bustos spoke about her recent visits to Head Start […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls on Speaker Boehner to Hold Vote on Senate-Passed Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement calling on Speaker John Boehner to immediately hold a vote on the continuing resolution passed by the U.S. Senate moments ago. The government, and the vital services it provides to people across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, will shutdown on October 1st unless Congress […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $325,000 Investment For Rockford Public Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $325,000 Arts in Education Development and Dissemination Grant for the Rockford Public Schools.  The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Education. “I’m pleased to announce this important investment in our region’s youth and the larger community,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.  “Today’s grant will […]