BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, LOEBSACK SECURE NEW INITIATIVE TO BOLSTER STAFFING AT USP THOMSON

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA-02), with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), applauded the Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) approval of a 25 percent relocation and recruitment incentive for all departments at Thomson Prison. This new incentive will be made available to new employees at the […]

AUDIO: Bustos Hosts Latino and Black Small Business Roundtables with Chairwoman Velazquez and Whip Jim Clyburn

Local chambers of commerce, small business owners and other stakeholders discuss available resources and overcoming challenges unique to each community WASHINGTON – This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hosted virtual small business assistance roundtables for Latino and Black small business owners from across the region to provide resources to those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

John Verona

“Following rejection of my initial SBA Loan Application, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and staff were among those I turned to for help to receive SBA Loan Assistance, as an Independent Contractor for Hildebrand Amusement Rides, which has been shut down for 16 weeks and counting due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Their efforts complemented those within the […]

Bustos Hosts Third Regional Small Business Assistance Webinar Amid Coronavirus

Small Businesses from Peoria, Tazewell, Fulton, Warren, Henderson and Knox Counties Join Webinar WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hosted a small business assistance webinar for the southern region of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to provide resources to local small businesses who have been impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Small business owners from Peoria, […]