DEADLINE FRIDAY: Bustos Accepting Applications for Service Academy Nominations

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) is continuing to accept applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in the fall of 2017. The final application deadline is on Friday, November 18th. “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with […]

Bustos Announces Agreement Between Illinois Department of Transportation and Federal Rail Administration for Extension on $177 million for QC to Chicago Rail

Bustos repeatedly pressured Governor Rauner to act before leaving millions of job-creating federal dollars on the table WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the Illinois Department of Transportation and Federal Rail Administration have agreed on an extension for the state of Illinois to use $177 million in federal funding for a Quad-City […]

Airport lands grant for taxiway

Originally appeared in the Quad-City Times.  The Quad-City International Airport has received a $1.11 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for improvements to one of its taxiways. The grant was among more than $3 million in grants for Illinois airports announced Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill, and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, […]