With Congress Back in Session, Bustos Urges Colleagues to Address Issues Facing Rural America

WASHINGTON – Today, with the House of Representatives back from the August district work period, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (Il-17) urged her colleagues on both sides of the aisle to focus on the pressing issues impacting families in rural America, including improving access to doctors and rural broadband. This past month, Congresswoman Bustos was in every […]

Bustos Releases EpiPen & Prescription Drug Cost Findings from Survey of 17th District Residents

From Friday-Tuesday, Bustos asked Constituents to share their thoughts on recent prescription drug issues MOLINE, IL – On Friday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos asked her constituents from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to share their opinion on the recent news stories about the drug manufacturer Mylan charging upwards of $600 for a two-pack of EpiPens. In the […]

Bustos, Durbin Announce $455,000 Investment in Chicago Rockford International Airport

ROCKFORD, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced $455,869 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Chicago Rockford International Airport. These funds will be used for the construction of a 30,000 square yard cargo apron to provide aircraft parking to meet the demand of […]

Congresswoman Bustos Highlights Importance of Rural Development Partnerships at Neumiller Farms

SAVANNA, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was joined by officials from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Agency for a tour and discussion on the importance of strengthening rural economies at Neumiller Farms. Neumiller Farms recently built a new potato handling facility. They financed this project with a $447,155 loan that […]