Mayor Leon Ricca

“I don’t know what we would have done without the help of your office!!! We at the Village were literally at a loss when we realized the predicament that we were left in after our last bookkeeper was dismissed. We reached out to the IRS in June for help with abatement from penalties and interest […]

VIDEO: Bustos Questions National Guard Chief on More Than $1 Billion of Funding Diverted from National Guard Modernization

National Guard Chief: “It is a significant impact to us.” Funding Diversion Could Impact Peoria’s 182nd Airlift Wing   WASHINGTON – Today, in a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) questioned National Guard Bureau Chief, General Joseph L. Lengyel, on the recent diversion of more than $1 billion in federal funds […]

Bustos Youth Vaping Bill Passes as Part of House Package

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (D-IL) Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act as part of a major anti-tobacco package. “Across the country, vaping among students has soared and the horror stories are getting worse: teens hospitalized after vaping, third graders caught using e-cigarettes – and that’s just in my district,” said […]

VIDEO: Bustos Fights for Students; Questions DeVos on Youth Vaping Scourge, Teacher Shortages

  BUSTOS: “This is a public health epidemic that is impacting our students, our children.” WASHINGTON – Today, in a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) pushed Secretary Betsy DeVos to ensure that the Department of Education is taking action on the teen vaping scourge and teacher shortages facing communities across the nation. […]