BUSTOS COMPLETES ANNUAL 21ST CENTURY HEARTLAND TOUR

FLASHBACK: “…U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, has not slowed down” WASHINGTON – During the August District Work Period, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited all 14 counties in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District as part of her annual 21st Century Heartland Tour. She traveled more than 2,000 miles to visit with Illinoisans about the issues important to rural […]

ILLINOIS CONGRESSIONAL DEMOCRATS URGE CENSUS BUREAU TO ENSURE FULL AND FAIR COUNT FOR 2020 CENSUS

WASHINGTON – The Democratic members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation today sent a letter to U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham urging him to ensure a full and fair count of the State of Illinois with the upcoming 2020 Decennial Census.  The members expressed concern with administrative and technological changes being made to the upcoming […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES RURAL GREEN PARTNERSHIP TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH

Agriculture, labor and environmental advocacy groups praise Bustos’ Rural Green Partnership VIDEO: Bustos Discusses Rural Green Partnership MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) formally submitted a framework of principles and policies to combat climate change and spur economic growth – called the Rural Green Partnership – to the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. […]

Bustos Receives Flood Briefing from Freeport Mayor, Surveys Flooding in the Community

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met today with Jodi Miller, Mayor of Freeport; Dennis Carr, Public Works Director; and Alderman Art Ross to receive a briefing and observe flooding in the community. Congresswoman Bustos, a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, has previously surveyed flooding in the Quad-Cities and has been in close […]