Congresswoman Visits College to Learn About Rail Jobs

A great collaboration between public and private entities. That’s how 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos described what she saw when she came to Galesburg today. The East Moline Democrat was at Carl Sandburg College’s Center for Manufacturing Excellence to observe the preparations made ahead of Sandburg offering a locomotive engineering program through the National Academy […]

Bustos to accept applications for nominations to U.S. armed services academies

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., has announced she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in fall 2015. “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but the tools to become […]

Reps. Bustos, Israel Lead New Middle Class Working Group

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) announced the formation of their Middle-Class Working Group in Congress to focus on strengthening the middle class. They will be joined by four of their colleagues. The Working Group has released a legislative agenda that will help middle class families succeed. “The success of our […]

BUSTOS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR MILITARY ACADEMY NOMINATIONS

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in the fall of 2015.  “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but the tools […]