Bustos Announces more than $300,000 in Grants for Health Centers IT Systems Across the 17th District

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $308,995 in total funding for several community health centers across her district. These federal dollars, from the Department of Health and Human Services, will help improve the IT systems at five community health clinics. “Community health centers are a very effective way to make sure families […]

Durbin, Bustos Announce $1.2 Million for Quad City International Airport

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today announced $1,200,000 in federal funding for the Quad City International Airport from the U.S. Department of Transportation. These funds will pay for the expansion of the airport’s existing service road system to improve the safety and efficiency of operations. The grant […]

Editorial: Durbin, Bustos continue House-Senate partnership to boost RFD growth

Originally appeared in the Rockford Register-Star. There’s more good news to celebrate at Chicago Rockford International Airport. That’s a line we use a lot, and with good reason. Progress at the airport means progress in the northern Illinois economy, because the airport is a key driver of growth in the region. The latest upbeat note […]

At Agriculture Committee Hearing, Bustos Pushes for Trade with Cuba to Strengthen Illinois’ Agriculture Economy

WASHINGTON – Today, at a House Agriculture Committee hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued to push for legislation that would help Illinois’ farmers more easily export their agriculture products to Cuba. The hearing today focused on a piece of legislation that Congresswoman Bustos strongly supports, the Cuba Agriculture Exports Act. “Today’s Agriculture Committee hearing was […]