Bustos Helps Pass Package of Bills to Support Police and Protect All Communities

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17)voted to pass a package of four bills focused on supporting local emergency responders, law enforcement and the safety of those they serve. The legislation is rooted in two values: safety and justice – taking strong steps to build healthier relationships between law enforcement and communities by supporting evidence-based programs to […]

GALESBURG: Bustos Announces More Than $2.8 Million in Federal Funding for Head Start Programs

GALESBURG — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded more than $2.8 million in federal funding for Head Start programs at West Central Community Services, Inc., which serves Knox, Warren and Henderson counties.  “By supporting Head Start […]

NEXT WEEK: Bustos Embarks on Final Heartland Tour Across Northwest & Central Illinois

During her visits, Bustos will deliver federal funding, host ‘Cheri On Shifts’ and hold a ceremony renaming the Galesburg Post Office  WASHINGTON — Next week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) will embark on her final Heartland Tour across Northwest and Central Illinois to present checks for federal funds secured for local projects, complete two Cheri on […]

Bustos Releases Reports on Inflation Reduction Act Cost Savings for Local Families 

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released reports detailing the cost savings local families will see following the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. The landmark legislation ensures access to lower health insurance premiums and more affordable prescription drugs for Medicare recipients. “For far too long, Americans have been forced to choose between paying for health care – including […]