Year-Round Pell Grant Eligibility for Students that Bustos & Loebsack Fought for Included in Today’s Omnibus Legislation

Bustos & Loebsack introduced bipartisan legislation in March that would allow students to receive Pell grant assistance year-round, including summer semesters  WASHINGTON– Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Dave Loebsack today announced that the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Bill, which is expected to be passed in the House today, provides year-round Pell Grant eligibility which was […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Pell Grants for Students

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (IA-2)  introduced the Flexible Pell Grant for 21st Century Students Act, a bipartisan bill that will allow students to use their Pell Grant awards year-round. Joining Reps. Bustos and Loebsack to introduce this bipartisan legislation are Republican Representatives Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26). […]

Reps. Bustos, Rush: A fight for safe drinking water in schools

By Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Bobby L. Rush (IL-01). Originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times. Whether you live on the South Side of Chicago or in rural Illinois, we all want the very best for our communities. As Illinoisans, we know the success of our state depends on the success of our families and […]

Congresswoman Bustos Announces $2.2 Million in Funding for Head Start in Henderson, Knox and Warren Counties

ROCK ISLAND, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,249,880 federal grant for West Central Community Services which provides Head Start educational support to children in Henderson, Knox and Warren counties. Head Start promotes the school readiness for young children from low-income families from birth to age five by enhancing their cognitive, social […]

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