Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $1.1 Million In Funding For Galesburg Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,126,556 grant for public transportation in Galesburg.  The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration and was selected on a competitive basis from the Clean Fuels Grant Program.  Project selection was announced December 2011 and the funds are now being […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Additional $1 Million In Funding For Metrolink In Rock Island

Bustos Held Recent “Cheri On Shift” At MetroLINK To Shadow & Talk With Local Workers About Job Creation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,001,644 grant for MetroLINK in Rock Island.  The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration and was selected on a competitive basis […]

Durbin, Bustos Meet With Federal Bureau Of Prisons Director To Discuss Activation Of Thomson Prison

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today met with the Director of the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons, Charles Samuels, to discuss the activation of Thomson Correctional Center. On July 18, Durbin and Bustos announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Durbin is a member, had approved funding […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos “Extremely Disappointed” In Continued Politicization Of Farm Bill, Calls For Speaker Boehner To Appoint Conferees Before August Recess

Today Bustos Called On Speaker Boehner To Move Bipartisan, Five-Year Farm Bill Forward By Agreeing To Conference Committee With Senate Before August Recess WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after reports of a House Republican agreement on a nutrition bill that would […]