Session held for seniors about scam awareness

Originally appeared on Rockford’s WIFR.  ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) — It’s been estimated that seniors lose over $36 billion every year to financial fraud. That’s why a local representative is teaming up with AARP to help make sure our loved ones can avoid being victims. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos lead Monday’s session, talking about the do’s and […]

Durbin, Bustos Announce More Than $1.7 Million for Peoria International Airport

PEORIA – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $1,742,290 for improvements at General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport in Peoria, Illinois. Today’s announcement will fund the rehabilitation of the airport’s apron and builds on more than $1.6 million in […]

Bustos Legislation Included in Make It In America Plan to Strengthen Our Region’s Manufacturing Economy

MOLINE, IL – Yesterday, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer announced that two of Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) bills have been included in the Make It In America plan. Her legislation, the Boosting America’s Exports Act and the All-American Flag Act, are included in a larger package of bills that aim to encourage private sector job […]

Bustos Statement on Stopgap Budget

MOLINE, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement upon the approval of a stopgap budget by the Illinois General Assembly and Governor Bruce Rauner: “For months, the people of Illinois have been pleading with Governor Rauner and the General Assembly to finally come together to pass a budget that funds our […]