Durbin & Bustos: $320 Million Public-Private Partnership Brings Future Of American Manufacturing Competitiveness To Illinois

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) said that the $70 million grant awarded to UI Labs will bring the future of American manufacturing to Illinois. With today’s announcement, Illinois will host a new national Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (or Digital Lab) organized by the Department of Defense that […]

WIFR (Rockford): Rep. Bustos Talks to Eigerlab Workers

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – A local congresswoman’s weeklong workforce tour takes a stop in Rockford today. U.S. representative Cheri Bustos met with workers and students at Eigerlab to learn more about the CNC Operator Program. Eigerlab is a state of the art resource that partners with entrepreneurs to grow businesses. Bustos says the partnering for Illinois […]

Bustos & Illinois Delegation Support Illinois Appeal For Federal Public Assistance For Central Illinois Counties

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and the rest of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Obama asking him to reconsider the denial of the State of Illinois’ request for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance to help nine Illinois counties recover from the deadly tornadoes that struck the state on November […]

Bustos Invites John Deere Worker Pam Davidson From Galesburg As State Of The Union Guest

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has invited Pam Davidson, a John Deere worker from Galesburg, to be her guest to the President’s State of the Union Address this Tuesday, January 28, 2014.   Davidson is a lifelong resident of Galesburg, and has worked at John Deere in Moline since 2004.  Before that, […]