Bustos & Loebsack Urge House Appropriations Committee To Include Funding For Activation Of Thomson Prison

Thomson Prison Would Add 1,100 Local Jobs To Region & Alleviate National Prison Overcrowding In Addition To Letter, Bustos Has Also Requested A Meeting With Chairman Wolf To Push For Funding In-Person WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) urged the House Appropriations Committee to provide funding for the […]

Durbin, Bustos Commend President Obama For Including Funding For Activation Of Thomson In 2014 Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today commended President Obama’s decision to include funding for the activation of the Thomson correctional facility in Thomson, Illinois in his fiscal year 2014 budget proposal which was delivered to Congress earlier today.  President […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement Following Meeting With Rock Island Arsenal Officials & Senator Durbin

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after meeting, along with U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, with officials at the Rock Island Arsenal this morning: “I was pleased to meet with leaders from the Rock Island Arsenal this morning to discuss current operations, the impact of the sequester, and the ways that we can […]