Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Hosts Successful Third Annual Economic Summit

Rep. Bustos encourages manufacturers to host a student or recent graduate as an apprentice or intern in 2016 to retain talented young people in our region.   ROCK ISLAND, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos hosted the Third Annual Economic Summit at Augustana College, building upon roundtables she hosted earlier this year with manufacturers in […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes for the Passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted to pass the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act. This common sense legislation makes meaningful investments in Illinois schools and takes an important step toward replacing the broken No Child Left Behind Act.   “Every child deserves the opportunity to reach their full potential, that’s why I was […]

Congresswoman Bustos Thanks Constituents For Her Most Productive District Work Period Yet

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos thanked working families from across the 17th Congressional District for being a part of her most productive district work period to date. In all, Rep. Bustos held over 40 official events, meetings and job fairs during the August Congressional recess which ran from July 31 – September 7th. […]

Bustos Announces $2.1 Million in Funding for Area Colleges

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $2,150,764 in grants to support students at Black Hawk College, Carl Sandburg College, Highland Community College, Illinois Central College, Knox College, Rock Valley College, Sauk Valley Community College and Spoon River College,. “As the mother to three sons, I know firsthand how important a quality and affordable education […]