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 […]

Bustos Announces $2.5 Million in Federal Funding for Rock Island-Milan Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,524,007 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Rock Island-Milan School District, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness of young children from birth to age five from income eligible families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social and emotional […]

Bustos Announces $1.3 Million in Federal Funding for Freeport Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,374,069 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Freeport’s Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness of young children from birth to age five from income eligible families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes Local Students to U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today at the U.S. Capitol, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted students from multiple schools across her district, where they discussed the importance of civic engagement for young people and her role as a Member of Congress. Students from Lombard Middle School, Wethersfield High School, Galva Junior/Senior High School, AlWood Middle School and Orion […]