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 […]

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) […]