Bustos, Jones Introduce Bipartisan “Buy America” Legislation to Create Jobs, Improve Infrastructure

Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure that Iron and Steel Used for Water Infrastructure Projects is Made in America WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03) introduced the bipartisan Buy America for Drinking Water Extension Act. As a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congresswoman Bustos has consistently advocated […]

Durbin, Duckworth and Bustos Announce $1.3 Million in Federal Funding for Project NOW’s Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $1,334,110 in federal funding for Project NOW, Inc.’s Head Start program. Established in the late-1960s, Project NOW is a Community Action Agency that serves low-income families in the Quad-City area and strives to help them achieve economic security […]

2016 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Delivers Real Results, Fights for Illinois’ Working Families and Emerges as Key Leader Among House Democrats

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has delivered real results for the families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, while continuing to focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and government waste. She has also emerged as a key leader in the House Democratic Caucus as she transitions into her third term. Below […]

Bustos pushes for lead line replacement grant

Originally appeared in the Galesburg Register-Mail. WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Bobby Rush have introduced a bill to allow more grant dollars to replace lead service lines in schools. Bustos, D-East Moline, introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act along with Rush, D-Chicago, to establish grant money within the Environmental Protection Agency. That occurred […]