Congresswoman Bustos Statement on the Passage of The Water Resources Development Act

WASHINGTON– Late last night, Congresswoman Bustos voted to pass the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. This legislation takes critical steps in improving our nation’s water infrastructure through the authorization of Army Corps of Engineers’ water resources projects. Additionally, this legislation includes Congresswoman Bustos’ bipartisan bill, The Navigation Workers Protection Act, which will […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS STATEMENTS ON NEW MISSION & CONTINUED ACTIVATION OF THOMSON PRISON

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today released the following statements after the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Bureau of Prisons (BOP) announced the new mission for the Thomson, Illinois federal prison.  Durbin and Bustos, and members of Duckworth’s staff, also met with BOP Acting […]

Durbin, Duckworth and Bustos Announce More Than $3.2 Million Federal Investment in Chicago Rockford International Airport

Today’s Grants Bring Total Federal Investment in Rockford Airport to More Than $27 Million Since 2015 ROCKFORD, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to announce $3,200,000 in federal grants for the Chicago Rockford International Airport. Specifically, $2 million will be used to expand the terminal building […]

Bustos & LaHood Announce new hiring at Peoria Ag Lab

Bustos & LaHood Pushed the USDA to end the effective hiring freeze after preventing closure Peoria, IL – In April, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Darin LaHood (R-IL) wrote a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture asking them to end a functional hiring freeze at the Peoria Ag Lab. Specifically, several research positions […]