Bustos Votes to Pass Package Addressing Racial Disparities in Employment, Income, Wealth, Housing and Access to Credit

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Financial Services Racial Equity, Inclusion and Economic Justice Act – a comprehensive legislative package promoting racial and economic justice in employment, income, wealth, housing and access to credit.  “A person’s race should never put the American Dream at further reach. But despite the progress we’ve made, our nation continues […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Bipartisan Workforce Development Legislation

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the bipartisan Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2022,which would invest in our nation’s workforce development programs to address the job skills gap and help fill open positions in Northwest and Central Illinois. The bill included Bustos’ amendment to ensure that workers dislocated by automation are given access to […]

Bustos Announces Nearly $100,000 in USDA Infrastructure Grants for Morrison, Oquawka & Williamsfield

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that nearly $100,000 in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rural infrastructure grants have been awarded to Morrison, Oquawka and Williamsfield, Illinois.  “Our small cities and villages are the fabric of the Heartland and the drivers of our rural economy,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “Since I was elected to Congress nearly a decade ago, […]

QUAD-CITIES: Bustos Presents $400,000 Check to WIU Quad-Cities Campus

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited Western Illinois University’s Quad-Cities Campus in Moline where she presented a $400,000 check for their small business programming. Bustos secured the federal investment through the Community Project Funding process.  “Three years ago, I gathered community leaders from throughout the district I serve and held roundtables to hear directly from them […]