Bustos Lauds $3.1 Million USDA Investment to Train the Next Generation of Agricultural Innovators

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a program that will invest in the next generation of agricultural leaders. Last week, the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced the availability of $3.1 million to support a fellowship program for graduate degree (masters and […]

Durbin, Bustos Announce More Than $1.7 Million for Peoria International Airport

PEORIA – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $1,742,290 for improvements at General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport in Peoria, Illinois. Today’s announcement will fund the rehabilitation of the airport’s apron and builds on more than $1.6 million in […]

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 […]