Rockford Register Star: Rockford airport to add 500 jobs

By: Isaac Guerrero ROCKFORD — A $9 million federal grant will pay for expanded parking for cargo jets at Chicago Rockford International Airport, where the nation’s 22nd-busiest airfreight hub will soon add 500 jobs. The grant, announced Wednesday by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Cheri Bustos, comes from the U.S. Department […]

Bustos Announces Founding of Air Cargo Caucus

CLICK HERE for photos from the launch WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the establishment of the Air Cargo Caucus, which she will co-chair with Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10). The Air Cargo Caucus will serve as a place for Members of Congress and air cargo community leaders alike to come together and discuss […]

Bustos Leads the Charge to End Forced Arbitration Agreements that Prevent Sexual Assault Survivors of Receiving Justice

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reintroduced the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as original cosponsors on this bipartisan legislation are Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Morgan Griffith (VA-9). The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act would void forced arbitration agreements that prevent sexual harassment […]

Bustos Votes To Ensure Illinois Families Receive Tax Refunds Without Delay and to Reopen Treasury, Key Agencies

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass legislation to fund the Department of Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for fiscal year 2019, mitigating the financial burdens on Illinois families caused by President Trump’s government shutdown. “Illinois families sent me to Washington to fight for them, and it is my job […]