Reps. Bustos, Brown, Kinzinger, Ryan and Sen. Brown Lead Effort to Make Sure American Flags Are Made in America

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Shontel Brown (OH-11), alongside Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), introduced the All-American Flag Act. If signed into law, the bill would require the federal government to only purchase flags that are 100 percent made in America. “When a veteran expressed his concern to me […]

PEORIA, QUAD CITIES, ROCKFORD: Bustos Announces Nearly $1.6M in Federal Funding for Food Banks across Illinois

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the Illinois Department of Human Services received $1,584,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Reach and Resiliency Grant. This will support eight food banks across Illinois, including three that serve Illinois’s 17th Congressional District: Peoria Area Food […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Ocean Shipping Reform Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, a bipartisan bill to crack down on high fees being imposed by international ocean shipping companies. The legislation will address supply chain issues and rising costs facing consumers while ensuring that American farmers can get their products to the global market.  “As we work to […]

Bustos Announces $45,000 for Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Safety Equipment at Quad Cities International Airport

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee,announced that the Quad Cities International Airport will receive $45,000 in funding for aircraft rescue and fire fighting safety equipment from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “Bringing home federal resources is a vital part of my job representing Northwest and Central Illinois,” said Congresswoman […]