Durbin, Bustos Announce Nearly $1.4 Million In Funding For Peoria And Rockford Law Enforcement

[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced today that the Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program has awarded the City of Rockford $625,000 in funding to hire or rehire five police officers and the City of Peoria $750,000 in funding to recruit […]

Journal Star: Durbin, Bustos pitch bill to update lock and dam systems

CREVE COEUR — Standing in front of a nearly 80-year-old dam aging past its life span, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos promoted legislation Thursday that seeks to improve the nation's water infrastructure. As they toured the facility, Durbin, D-Ill., and Bustos, D-East Moline, pointed out how the Senate-passed Water Resources Development […]

Durbin, Bustos Brief Community Members On Progress Of Thomson Prison’s Activation

[THOMSON, IL] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) met today with local community leaders to brief them on the progress and next steps in the activation of Thomson Prison, which the federal government purchased from the State of Illinois at Durbin’s urging last year.  The two were accompanied at […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Law Enforcement Grants For Rockford, Peoria & Knox County

DOJ Edward Byrne Memorial JAG Awards Will Help Give Local Law Enforcement The Tools They Need To Keep Communities Safe   Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the City of Rockford, City of Peoria and Knox County will be receiving Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grants (JAG) from the Department of Justice (DOJ).  Details […]