Bustos, Durbin and Duckworth Announce $2,214,738 Grant for Quad City International Airport

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced that the Quad City International Airport received $2,214,738 in grant funding from the Department of Transportation. These funds will be used to reconstruct lighting systems on both Runway 13/31 as well as six Taxiways to enhance safe airfield operations during low […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Legislation to Rename the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois after Fallen Hero Captain Joshua E. Steele Passes in the House

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation that Congresswoman Bustos introduced to designate the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” Captain Steele was an American hero who was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 17, 2007 while serving in Operation […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bipartisan Bill to Fund Veterans Affairs, Military Construction, Energy and Water Development, and the Legislative Branch

Bill includes funding for Peoria Air National Guard’s new firehouse WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted to help pass a bipartisan bill to fund Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and the Legislative Branch for fiscal year 2019. While the passage of this bill does not completely avert the threat […]

Congresswoman Bustos Helps Lead the Effort to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen our Inland Waterways

An Amendment Bustos Introduced and Included was originally sponsored by the late Congressman Lane Evans to protect Inland Waterway Workers WASHINGTON– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted to pass the final version of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. This final version of the WRDA bill is responsible for authorizing the Army Corps […]