Bustos Wraps up Busy August District Work Period

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos had a busy August and beginning of September, holding more than 45 events with constituents in 19 different towns across the over 7,000 sq. miles she represents. She traveled across the region discussing middle class priorities including job creation and economic growth, protecting Medicare and Social Security, fighting for our veterans, and […]

Digital Manufacturing Center to Help Stateline Companies

ROCKFORD (WIFR) — A new digital manufacturing facility is getting ready to open in Northern Illinois and it’s expected to help improve local manufacturing companies and spark job creation. The Rockford area is well known for its manufacturing. A new research center in Chicago called the Digital Manufacturing & Design Innovation Institute (DMDII), wants to […]

Bustos, Durbin Announce Hiring Of Warden At Thomson Prison

[THOMSON, IL] – The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has taken an essential step in the activation of Thomson Correctional Center by hiring a warden for the new federal prison, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos announced today at the facility in Thomson.  They were joined at the community leaders update meeting by […]

Cheri Bustos talks jobs, transportation during tour stops in central Illinois

On a tour of central Illinois on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos endorsed the idea of agencies partnering to meet the transportation needs of Fulton County residents. The East Moline Democrat is running for the 17th Congressional District against challenger Bobby Schilling, R-Rock Island. Her stop in Canton was her third in her daylong “Cheri […]