VIDEO: In Hearing with Army Secretary, Bustos Advocates for Rock Island Arsenal’s Manufacturing Center

Secretary of Army calls Rock Island Arsenal facility “game changer” for Army sustainability WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in a House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing regarding the FY2020 Army budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) advocated for the efforts of the Rock Island Arsenal’s Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence and the Army Sustainment Command to the Secretary of […]

Bustos, LaHood Statement After Peoria Ag Lab Removed from Closure List in FY2020 Budget

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced that the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research has been removed from the closure list and is recommended to be funded in President Trump’s FY2020 budget proposal sent to Congress. Over the last two budget cycles, Reps. Bustos and LaHood have worked tirelessly to […]

Bustos Statement on President’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after the Trump Administration released its budget for Fiscal Year 2020: “In the Heartland, we pride ourselves on living within our means, rewarding the dignity of hard work and lending a helping hand to our neighbors in need. […]

Bustos Announces USDA Rural Development Funding for the Village of Erie

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced $125,000 in federal funding from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development program for the Village of Erie. The USDA Rural Development loans and grant assistance program is designed to forge partnerships with rural communities and fund projects […]