With Congress Back in Session, Bustos Urges Colleagues to Address Issues Facing Rural America

WASHINGTON – Today, with the House of Representatives back from the August district work period, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (Il-17) urged her colleagues on both sides of the aisle to focus on the pressing issues impacting families in rural America, including improving access to doctors and rural broadband. This past month, Congresswoman Bustos was in every […]

Bustos, Durbin Announce $455,000 Investment in Chicago Rockford International Airport

ROCKFORD, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced $455,869 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Chicago Rockford International Airport. These funds will be used for the construction of a 30,000 square yard cargo apron to provide aircraft parking to meet the demand of […]

Congresswoman Bustos Highlights Importance of Rural Development Partnerships at Neumiller Farms

SAVANNA, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was joined by officials from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Agency for a tour and discussion on the importance of strengthening rural economies at Neumiller Farms. Neumiller Farms recently built a new potato handling facility. They financed this project with a $447,155 loan that […]

Congresswoman Bustos Announces USDA Economic Development Funding for Jo-Carroll Energy and Stephenson Service Company

ELIZABETH, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was joined by officials from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Agency to announce $126,665 in grants to Jo-Carroll Energy and a $770,000 Economic Development loan to Stephenson Service Company. These funds will be used to help these businesses continue growing and succeeding in our […]