Congresswoman Bustos Announces $2.2 Million in Funding for Head Start in Henderson, Knox and Warren Counties

ROCK ISLAND, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,249,880 federal grant for West Central Community Services which provides Head Start educational support to children in Henderson, Knox and Warren counties. Head Start promotes the school readiness for young children from low-income families from birth to age five by enhancing their cognitive, social […]

Bustos, Durbin Announce $900,000 Investment in Quad City International Airport

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced $900,000 in federal funding for infrastructure improvements and upgrades at Quad City International Airport. The grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration. This project will fund Phase 2 of 2 to update outlying gates and […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Internship Opportunities in Illinois and Washington, D.C. Offices

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she is accepting internship applications for her offices in Rock Island, Peoria, Rockford, and Washington, D.C. “Internships are an invaluable opportunity for young people from our community to learn more about the work we do on behalf of families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District,” said Congresswoman […]

Bustos attends Stronghurst health fair during ‘heartland’ tour

Originally appeared in the Burlington Hawk Eye. STRONGHURST, Ill. — While visiting a health fair on her tour across west-central Illinois, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos said she agreed with Hillary Clinton’s call on Congress to return to Washington, D.C. and provide funding to fight the Zika virus. “I would agree with that. I think we […]