Bustos Announces $204,761 Regional Grant for Kewanee Fire Department

KEWANEE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the City of Kewanee Fire Department will receive a $204,761regional grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. This funding will be used to provide firefighters with improved National Fire Protection Association compliant tools and equipment as well as new […]

Bustos, Durbin, Duckworth, Pritzker & Mayor Ali Tour 182d Airlift Wing, Secure Commitment from Air Force Chief of Staff to Safeguard Wing’s Mission and C-130 Aircraft

PEORIA – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and Peoria Mayor Rita Ali visited the Illinois Air National Guard’s 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria today to meet with officials and discuss their efforts to support the unit’s C-130 aircraft. While there, the group […]

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 […]