BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH ANNOUNCE $4.5 MILLION IN FUNDING FOR LOCKS AND DAMS ALONG UPPER MISSISSIPPI AND ILLINOIS RIVERS

Funding would modernize and expand seven outdated locks on the Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), today announced that $4.5 million worth of funding for the Navigation and Ecosystem Restoration Program (NESP) was included in the U.S. Army […]

Bustos Response to President’s Budget

Administration Fails to Live Up to Promises to Protect Medicaid or Invest in Infrastructure $25 Billion Slashed from Federal Crop Insurance Program that Protects Farmers From Severe Weather and Price Drops Rural America sees Funding for Broadband, Health Clinics, Economic Development Gutted WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, […]

Bustos Attends National Prayer Breakfast with Peoria Leaders

Pastors Marvin Hightower and Martin Johnson Join as Guests Washington – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) attended the National Prayer Breakfast this morning. The Congresswoman was joined by Peoria NAACP President Pastor Marvin Hightower and local community leader Pastor Martin Johnson. “At a time where our nation feels more divided than ever, we should take every […]

Bustos, Craig Bill to Tackle Government Waste Passes House

The Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019 now heads to the President’s desk for signature Washington – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Angie Craig (MN-02) applauded the overwhelmingly bipartisan passage of their bicameral Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019 out of the House. This legislation, which passed the Senate last year and will now […]