Reps. Bustos, Rush: A fight for safe drinking water in schools

By Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Bobby L. Rush (IL-01). Originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times. Whether you live on the South Side of Chicago or in rural Illinois, we all want the very best for our communities. As Illinoisans, we know the success of our state depends on the success of our families and […]

Bustos pushes for lead line replacement grant

Originally appeared in the Galesburg Register-Mail. WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Bobby Rush have introduced a bill to allow more grant dollars to replace lead service lines in schools. Bustos, D-East Moline, introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act along with Rush, D-Chicago, to establish grant money within the Environmental Protection Agency. That occurred […]

Representatives Rush and Bustos Introduce Safe Drinking Water Act

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) and Cheri Bustos (D-17) introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act, a bill that would establish a $50 million grant program within EPA that would allow local education agencies and districts to replace lead service lines and lead solder used in school plumbing. This bill is a companion […]

Bustos Announces more than $300,000 in Grants for Health Centers IT Systems Across the 17th District

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $308,995 in total funding for several community health centers across her district. These federal dollars, from the Department of Health and Human Services, will help improve the IT systems at five community health clinics. “Community health centers are a very effective way to make sure families […]

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