Bustos Legislation Included in Make It In America Plan to Strengthen Our Region’s Manufacturing Economy

MOLINE, IL – Yesterday, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer announced that two of Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) bills have been included in the Make It In America plan. Her legislation, the Boosting America’s Exports Act and the All-American Flag Act, are included in a larger package of bills that aim to encourage private sector job […]

UPDATE: Bustos Statement on H.R. 5580

MOLINE, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) withdrew her support from H.R. 5580 and released the following statement: “Minor League baseball teams are an important part of the economic and social fabric of communities across our nation, including the Quad-Cities and Peoria, in our Congressional District,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “In the last 24 hours, several concerns […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Illinois Taking Steps toward building Quad-Cities to Chicago Rail

MOLINE, IL – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voiced her strong support for Illinois’ decision to move forward with the long delayed Quad-Cities to Chicago rail project. Bustos, who serves as a member of the House Transportation Committee, has vocally supported the $177 million federal investment to build this project, however for 18 months, the State […]

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 […]