Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $325,000 Investment For Rockford Public Schools

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $325,000 Arts in Education Development and Dissemination Grant for the Rockford Public Schools.  The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Education. “I’m pleased to announce this important investment in our region’s youth and the larger community,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.  “Today’s grant will […]

Sequester hits local Head Start program

MOLINE — Head Start programs in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties are being cut back because of the sequester, or cutback in federal funding. In Moline, a Head Start program that used to run five days per week for 36 children from low-income backgrounds now is running four days per week and for one […]

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 […]