ICYMI: Bustos Highlights Federal Support for Innovative Military Artillery Systems in Visit to Mandus Group

ROCK ISLAND – This week, Congresswoman Bustos (IL-17)toured Mandus Group, an innovative engineering and manufacturing firm based in Rock Island to highlight recently secured federal support for military artillery systems currently under development, such as those manufactured by the company. The Congresswoman met with representatives of Mandus Group and AM General, a Mandus Group partner, during the visit. […]

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, ILLINOIS DELEGATION MEMBERS URGE FEMA TO EXPEDITE PUBLIC ASSISTANCE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR COVID-19 EXPENSES

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today led Democratic members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expressing concerns over the agency’s processing of the State’s requests for Public Assistance as it relates to COVID-19 expenses. […]

BUSTOS, SMITH, DURBIN, BLUNT LEAD BIPARTISAN, BICAMERAL CALL FOR CORPS TO PRIORITIZE UPPER MISSISSIPPI WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Jason Smith (R-MO) and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) led a bipartisan, bicameral call for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to include construction funding for the Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP) in the Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan. In a letter, the lawmakers urged the Corps to take this next step […]

Illinois Biofuels Producers, Industry Leaders Join Call for Bustos’ Next Generation Fuel Act

“It represents an opportunity for economic development for rural economies all over Illinois.” “…a win for farmers, motorists, and the rural economy.” “…an enormous step… this legislation offers the path to a homegrown, green renewable fuel…” WASHINGTON – Biofuels producers and leading organizations in Illinois are joining the call in support of Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) Next Generation […]