Bustos Introduces Legislation to End Executive Bonuses During Corporate Bankruptcies

Bustos Introduced No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 After Hearing Concerns from Illinoisans WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation to stand up for workers and consumers by ending executive bonuses during corporate bankruptcies. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as original cosponsors of the No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 are Representatives Tim […]

Bustos Announces Nearly $3 Million in Federal Funding for Project NOW’s Head Start Programs

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced a $2,942,007 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Project NOW, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness for young children from underserved families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social and emotional development from birth to age five. “Project NOW’s Head […]

Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]

Bustos Announces More Than $7 Million in Federal Funding for Head Start Programs

Washington– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced more than $7 million in funding for the operation of three Head Start programs throughout Northwest and Central Illinois. The three grant recipients are the Northwestern Illinois Community Actions Agency, Rock Island-Milan School District and Tri-County Opportunities Council. The grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and […]