Bustos Announces $2.5 Million in Federal Funding for Rock Island-Milan Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,524,007 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Rock Island-Milan School District, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness of young children from birth to age five from income eligible families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social and emotional […]

Bustos Announces $1.3 Million in Federal Funding for Freeport Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,374,069 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Freeport’s Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness of young children from birth to age five from income eligible families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes Local Students to U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today at the U.S. Capitol, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted students from multiple schools across her district, where they discussed the importance of civic engagement for young people and her role as a Member of Congress. Students from Lombard Middle School, Wethersfield High School, Galva Junior/Senior High School, AlWood Middle School and Orion […]

Bustos Secures Wins for Rural Health Care, Students and Workforce Development in Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a robust Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) funding bill out of the House Appropriations Committee. The legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. Congresswoman […]