Bipartisan Bustos Provision to Support Workload at Rock Island Arsenal Included in 2018 National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON – Last night, the House Armed Services Committee approved the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, which included language introduced by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17). The provision comes from Congresswoman Bustos’ Army Arsenal Revitalization Act, and would help ensure that Army arsenals have the workload they need to plan ahead and remain […]

Bustos, Loebsack Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Rock Island Arsenal and Bolster Quad-Cities’ Economy

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) introduced the bipartisan Army Arsenal Revitalization Act, which aims to increase the amount of business directed to Army arsenals, such as the Rock Island Arsenal. Joining Representatives Bustos and Loebsack as original cosponsors are Representatives Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and Paul Tonko (NY-20), both of […]

Bustos Fights to Protect Small Airports, Rural Infrastructure at FAA Reauthorization Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) questioned Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao about the Trump Administration’s plan to fundamentally upend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As a member of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation, she specifically zeroed in on how President Trump’s plan to privatize the U.S. Air Traffic Control System could have […]

Bustos, LaHood Tour Peoria’s Agriculture Research Facility

Bustos and LaHood are Co-Leading a Letter to the House Appropriations Committee Fighting for Federal Funding PEORIA – Today, Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rep. Darin LaHood and Mayor Jim Ardis visited the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria. This visit comes after President Trump’s budget proposed ending federal funding for the facility, which would result […]