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 […]

Bustos, Colleagues Introduce Time Off to Vote Act

WASHINGTON — This week, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Matt Cartwright (PA-08), Nikema Williams (GA-05) and Andy Levin (MI-09) introduced the Time Off to Vote Act, which would require employers to provide their employees at least two hours of paid leave to vote in a federal election. “The freedom to vote is sacred, and the foundation of our nation’s democracy,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “I’m […]

Bustos Statement on Biden’s 2023 Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after the release of President Joe Biden’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget request: “The budget released by President Joe Biden today reaffirms his commitment to building a stronger and more secure nation, with brighter opportunities for all, for years […]