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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On President Obama To Including Funding For Activation Of Thomson Prison In Upcoming Budget

Bustos Urges President To Include Funding For Activation Of Illinois’ Thomson Correctional Center In FY14 Budget Proposal To Be Released April 10th Thomson Correctional Center Would Alleviate National Prison Overcrowding & Add 1,100 Local Jobs To Region Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) sent a letter to President Obama urging him to include funding for the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Urges President Obama to Establish a Manufacturing Innovation Institute in Rockford

At State Of The Union, President Obama Called On Congress To Approve Fifteen Manufacturing Innovation Institutes To Be Located Throughout Country Bustos Urges President To Choose Rockford As Site Due To Area’s Highly Skilled Workforce, Strong Manufacturing Presence, Numerous Educational Institutions & Proximity To Major Infrastructure & Transportation Systems WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri […]