ROCKFORD: Bustos Announces $1.6 Million for Crusaders Central Clinic Association

ROCKFORD — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded the Rockford Crusaders Central Clinic Association $1.6 million in grants through the Health Center Cluster Grant Program.  “Our local health centers have gone above and beyond to meet our […]

MOLINE: Bustos Announces Nearly $2 Million in Federal Funding for Early Head Start

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced nearly $2 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Skip-A-Long Family and Community Services in Moline for Early Head Start programs. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees HHS. Head Start promotes school readiness for young […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Better Direct Federal Aid to Communities with Persistent Poverty

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the bipartisan Targeting Resources to Communities in Need Act of 2022 to better direct federal funding toward communities with high levels of persistent poverty.  This legislation would help bring more resources to communities in Northwest and Central Illinois where more than 20 percent of households are in poverty. In Illinois’ […]

Bustos Highlights Rock Island Arsenal’s Role in Defending Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Today, during a House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) highlighted the logistics role that Joint Munitions Command (JMC) – headquartered at the Rock Island Arsenal – is playing in Eastern Europe to support Ukraine. Experts from Joint Munitions Command have also been deployed to provide technical assistance to our allies in Eastern Europe. […]