Originally appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition. Listen here. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has fended off a challenge to her long leadership reign. Steve Inskeep talks to Rep. Cheri Bustos, who Pelosi invited to join the Democratic leadership.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $4 million in federal funding for the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center in Peoria. The grant, from the U.S. Department of Labor’s “America’s Promise” program, will be used to grow regional partnerships between workforce agencies, education and training providers and employees. “Our region has a rich manufacturing history, […]
Bustos repeatedly pressured Governor Rauner to act before leaving millions of job-creating federal dollars on the table WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the Illinois Department of Transportation and Federal Rail Administration have agreed on an extension for the state of Illinois to use $177 million in federal funding for a Quad-City […]
Originally appeared in the Quad-City Times. The Quad-City International Airport has received a $1.11 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for improvements to one of its taxiways. The grant was among more than $3 million in grants for Illinois airports announced Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill, and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, […]