Bustos applauds passage of Energy Bill to save thousands of Illinois Jobs and $1.2 billion in annual economic activity

Bustos led bipartisan letter urging leaders in Springfield to protect Illinois jobs and help  break our addiction to foreign fossil fuels WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos applauded the Illinois State legislature for working together to pass an energy bill that will keep Exelon’s plants in the Quad-Cities and Clinton open for business. According to […]

Bustos Announces $4 Million in Federal Funding for Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $4 million in federal funding for the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center in Peoria. The grant, from the U.S. Department of Labor’s “America’s Promise” program, will be used to grow regional partnerships between workforce agencies, education and training providers and employees. “Our region has a rich manufacturing history, […]

Representatives Rush and Bustos Introduce Safe Drinking Water Act

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) and Cheri Bustos (D-17) introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act, a bill that would establish a $50 million grant program within EPA that would allow local education agencies and districts to replace lead service lines and lead solder used in school plumbing. This bill is a companion […]