Bustos Announces New Job at Rockford Export Assistance Center to Support Local Businesses, Encourages Residents to Apply

Bustos Uses Role on Appropriations Committee to Support Local Businesses and Ensure Vacant Rockford Export Assistance Center Position is Filled WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) encouraged Illinois residents to apply for a new Trade Specialist position open at Rockford’s Export Assistance Center, a position that has sat vacant for years and that she […]

HELP IS HERE: BUSTOS HOLDS MORE THAN 25 EVENTS ON HOW AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN HELPS ILLINOISANS

Bustos Events Focus on Vaccine Distribution, Small Business, Child Care, Housing, Agriculture, Local Government WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) recently helped pass the American Rescue Plan, which is a bold relief package to return children safely to the classroom, get vaccines to the people, put dollars into Illinois families’ pockets, support our small businesses […]

Bustos Leads Call for Illinois Townships to Receive Aid Under American Rescue Plan

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) lead a call with fellow Illinois Congressional Members Reps. Bobby Rush (IL-01), Robin Kelly (IL-02), Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), Sean Casten (IL-06), Danny Davis (IL-07), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Brad Schneider (IL-10), Bill Foster (IL-11) and Lauren Underwood (IL-14), and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), for Illinois townships […]

Bustos Announces More Than $7.1 Million in Federal Funding for Peoria Head Start

PEORIA – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced a $7,137,002 grant for Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity, Inc.’s Head Start programs from the Department of Health and Human Services. “This investment in local Head Start programs is key to making sure that Peoria’s children have access […]