Bustos Announces $3 Million for Illinois Central College

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced a $3,000,000 grant for Illinois Central College from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration. These funds will be used to help establish a new Workforce Sustainability Center on campus. “Illinois Central College plays a vital role preparing Peoria-area […]

Bustos Again Urges USDA to Issue Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, met with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Assistant Secretary Ken Barbic in her Capitol Hill office, where she again urged the USDA to issue a disaster declaration for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. This meeting follows a conversation Congresswoman Bustos had with […]

VIDEO: Bustos Helps Pass Robust National Defense Bill

VIDEO: Watch Congresswoman Bustos Speak in Support of the National Defense Authorization Act Following Bustos’ Bipartisan Congressional Mission to Middle East, National Defense Authorization Act Passes Full House With Critical Bustos Amendments Included WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, helped pass the National Defense […]

Bustos Announces Intern Scholarship Program for Washington, D.C. Office

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a scholarship program for students seeking internships in her Washington, D.C. office. These scholarships are geared toward individuals who could not otherwise afford to travel to and reside in Washington and are limited to applicants who currently reside in the 17th Congressional District of Illinois or who […]