Bustos Advances Legislation Combatting Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

WASHINGTON — Today, during a House Agriculture Committee markup, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped advance six bipartisan bills to combat inflation, promote competition and shore up ag supply chains. Among the legislation passed was the Strengthening the Agriculture and Food Supply Chain Act, cosponsored by Bustos to create a dedicated task force focused on resolving issues in the food supply […]

Bustos Announces $176,000 in Federal Funding for HomeStart

ROCKFORD — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee,announced that HomeStart, an organization based in Rockford and Freeport, will receive $176,000 in funding from NeighborWorks America to revitalize and sustain neighborhoods.  “Homes are at the heart of each and every one of our communities. And ensuring every family has access to […]

Bustos Announces Nearly $100,000 in USDA Infrastructure Grants for Morrison, Oquawka & Williamsfield

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that nearly $100,000 in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rural infrastructure grants have been awarded to Morrison, Oquawka and Williamsfield, Illinois.  “Our small cities and villages are the fabric of the Heartland and the drivers of our rural economy,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “Since I was elected to Congress nearly a decade ago, […]

QUAD-CITIES: Bustos Presents $400,000 Check to WIU Quad-Cities Campus

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited Western Illinois University’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline where she presented a $400,000 check for their small business programming. Bustos secured the federal investment through the Community Project Funding process.  “Three years ago, I gathered community leaders from throughout the district I serve and held roundtables to hear directly from them […]