With Two Weeks until Deadline, Bustos Urges Rauner to Act On Quad-Cities to Chicago Rail

Moline, IL – With just two weeks to go until Illinois misses out on $177 million in federal funding to build a job-creating rail line from Chicago to the Quad-Cities, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos again called on Governor Rauner to honor the state’s obligation to this project before it’s too late. In April, Bustos wrote a […]

Congresswoman Bustos Helps Introduce WATER Act at Press Conference in front of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos participated in a press conference to introduce the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability (WATER) Act of 2016. This bill would provide critical federal funding for State Revolving Funds, including the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund which is the source of the $4 million forgivable loan the city of […]

Bustos Statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard Proposal

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed rule for 2017 Renewable Fuel Standards: “If we’re ever going to break our addiction to foreign fossil fuels and become energy independent, we need to invest in American potential such as Illinois’ biofuel industry,” Congresswoman […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Governor Rauner’s Decision to Eliminate nearly 200 Jobs in Henry County by Closing the Kewanee Youth Center

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voiced extreme disappointment with Governor Bruce Rauner’s decision to close the Illinois Youth Center at Kewanee and eliminate the nearly 200 jobs at the facility. “Governor Rauner’s decision to ignore the recommendation of a bipartisan commission of experts and eliminate 200 jobs in Henry County is devastating for […]