Bustos Announces Rockford Chosen For “Strong Cities, Strong Communities” Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that Rockford has been chosen as one of seven new locations for a “Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2)” program. “I’m pleased to announce this important investment today in Rockford’s economic future,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.  “The Strong Cities, Strong Communities program will help Rockford implement its […]

Bustos-Backed Provisions To Benefit Illinois Pass House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after the House passed on a bipartisan basis the Omnibus Appropriations bill.  This legislation contained key provisions backed by Bustos that will benefit the people and economy of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.  “I’m encouraged that Democrats and Republicans came together to pass a […]

Bustos Hails Paycheck Fairness For Rock Island Arsenal Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her effort to give hardworking wage-grade federal employees the same raise as salaried employees will be included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014.  The bill, expected to come to a vote today, would fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal […]