Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $2 Million In Funding For Head Start In Knox, Warren & Henderson Counties

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,071,356 grant for Head Start programs in Knox, Warren and Henderson Counties.  The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and will go to West Central Community Services, Inc. “I’m pleased to announce this important investment in our region’s youth and the larger […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes To Keep College Affordable For Illinois Families

Bustos Fought Tirelessly To Keep Stafford Student Loan Interest Rates From Doubling New Bipartisan Compromise Will Keep Student Loan Interest Rates For Illinois Families & Students Low WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for a bipartisan compromise that will help keep college more affordable for Illinois families by keeping student loan interest […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Continues Push To Prevent Student Loan Interest Rates From Doubling July 1st

Bustos Signs “Discharge Petition” To Force Leadership To Bring Up Her Bill To Keep Stafford Student Loans From Doubling In Matter Of Weeks Action Comes After Bustos’ Week-Long Community College Tour Of Illinois’ 17th District & College Affordability Roundtable In Quad Cities WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her push to prevent […]

Keeping College Affordable For Illinois Families

By Congresswoman Cheri Bustos As the mother to three sons, I know firsthand just how important a quality and affordable education is to ensuring the success of the next generation.  Like parents across Illinois, my husband and I worked hard to provide for our children so they could have access to a higher education, find […]