BUSTOS COMPLETES ANNUAL 21ST CENTURY HEARTLAND TOUR

FLASHBACK: “…U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, has not slowed down” WASHINGTON – During the August District Work Period, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited all 14 counties in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District as part of her annual 21st Century Heartland Tour. She traveled more than 2,000 miles to visit with Illinoisans about the issues important to rural […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES $2.5 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HEAD START PROGRAMS

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – announced a $2,554,997 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for West Central Community Services, Inc.’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness for young children from birth to age five […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS PUSH DEVOS, ILLINOIS COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO HELP MIDSTATE COLLEGE STUDENTS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), today urged the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to take immediate steps to assist the estimated 183 students affected by the planned August 14, 2019, closing of for-profit Midstate College in Peoria, Illinois. The members, in a letter to […]

Bustos Announces $3 Million for Illinois Central College

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced a $3,000,000 grant for Illinois Central College from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration. These funds will be used to help establish a new Workforce Sustainability Center on campus. “Illinois Central College plays a vital role preparing Peoria-area […]