Durbin, Bustos Meet With Federal Bureau Of Prisons Director To Discuss Activation Of Thomson Prison

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today met with the Director of the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons, Charles Samuels, to discuss the activation of Thomson Correctional Center. On July 18, Durbin and Bustos announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Durbin is a member, had approved funding […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Congratulates Milledgeville Missiles Softball Team In Congressional Record

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) submitted remarks congratulating the Milledgeville Missiles softball team on their recent 1A Illinois state softball championship into the Congressional Record. A copy of Bustos’ remarks for the Congressional Record are below.    IN RECOGNITION OF THE MILLEDGEVILLE MISSILES SOFTBALL TEAM (Extensions of Remarks – June 6, 2013) […]

Durbin And Bustos Announce A Nearly $68,000 Investment In Chadwick First-Responder Capabilities

[WASHINGTON, DC] – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded a $67,688 grant to the Chadwick Fire Department in Chadwick, Illinois for operations and safety. Today’s funding will help support and improve […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Governor Quinn’s Request For Federal Disaster Aid For Additional Illinois Counties

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded Governor Quinn’s decision today to request federal disaster aid for additional Illinois counties impacted by the recent flooding.  The counties in Illinois’ 17th District included in today’s request are Henry, Whiteside and Winnebago. “I applaud Governor Quinn’s decision today to request federal disaster assistance for additional counties in Illinois […]