BUSTOS ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – announced that Highland Community College will receive $30,000 in federal funding. These federal dollars were awarded through the Department of Education’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS), which helps provide campus-based child care services to parents […]

BUSTOS, LAHOOD ANNOUNCE FEDERAL INVESTMENT IN PEORIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Darin LaHood (IL-18) announced a $466,931 grant for the Board of Education of the City of Peoria for Fiscal Year 2019. The funding is awarded through the U.S. Department of Education’s Full Service Community Schools Program and is part of a five year grant, which would total […]

BUSTOS HELPS PASS BILL TO IMPROVE HOUSING SAFETY

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019 to mandate the use of carbon monoxide detectors in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) units. Earlier this year, Congresswoman Bustos – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – helped pass a major funding package out of […]

BUSTOS STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO DEFUND CRITICAL MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of both the House Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense and Military Construction – released the following statement after President Trump announced his plans to defund $3.6 billion in military construction projects: “The president’s plan to steal billions of dollars from our military undermines their ability to […]