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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Major BNSF Rail Investment In Knox, Rock Island Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement applauding BNSF’s recent decision to invest $145 million in improving and expanding Illinois rail capacity.  This investment includes extending three departure tracks at the Galesburg Yard to a length of 10,000 feet each and […]

Durbin and Bustos Announce $162,500 Investment in Quad Cities Plan to Spur Innovation and 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 $162,500 in Economic Adjustment Assistance funding to the Bi-State Regional Commission and Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce to help create a regional advanced manufacturing innovation hub. […]