PEORIA, QUAD CITIES, ROCKFORD: Bustos Announces Nearly $1.6M in Federal Funding for Food Banks across Illinois

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the Illinois Department of Human Services received $1,584,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Reach and Resiliency Grant. This will support eight food banks across Illinois, including three that serve Illinois’s 17th Congressional District: Peoria Area Food […]

Bustos Announces $45,000 for Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Safety Equipment at Quad Cities International Airport

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee,announced that the Quad Cities International Airport will receive $45,000 in funding for aircraft rescue and fire fighting safety equipment from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “Bringing home federal resources is a vital part of my job representing Northwest and Central Illinois,” said Congresswoman […]

ROCK FALLS: Bustos Announces $3.6 Million in Federal Funding for Head Start Projects

ROCK FALLS — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee,announced $3,659,452 in grants for the Tri-county Opportunities Council in Rock Falls. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will be put toward Head Start projects. Tri-County Opportunities Council works in partnership with individuals, […]

PEORIA: Bustos Announces $3.6 Million in Federal Funding for Head Start Projects

PEORIA — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee,announced $3,611,497 in grants for the Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will be put toward Head Start projects. Since 1966 the Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity […]