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 […]

Durbin and Bustos Announce $120,000 Investment to Support Manufacturing Jobs In Northwest Illinois

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $120,000 in Local Technical Assistance funding to support the creation of a Tri-State Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence to help create jobs and attract private investment to […]

Durbin and Bustos Announce $100,000 Investment in Central Illinois Plan to Create Manufacturing Jobs and Spur Economic Growth

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $100,000 in Economic Adjustment Assistance funding to the Economic Development Council for Central Illinois in Peoria, Illinois to help increase regional competitiveness, economic growth, and job […]