TODAY: Bustos Joins Ribbon-Cutting in East Moline; Holds Final Cheri-on-Shift at Blaum Bros. Distilling Company in Galena

WASHINGTON — TODAY, FRIDAY, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) will join the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Grand Illinois Trail Connector in East Moline before traveling to Galena to complete her final Cheri-on-Shift at the Blaum Bros. Distilling Company. At 10:00am CST in East Moline, Congresswoman Bustos will join Mayors Reggie Freeman and Matt Carter, as well as […]

Bustos: $2.25 Billion From Infrastructure Bill Headed to Illinois for Roads & Bridges

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that Illinois will receive more than $2.25 billion from the bipartisan infrastructure law to improve roads, bridges and tunnels across the state.  “Thanks to President Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure law, we’re making historic investments to build safer, stronger and smarter roadways right here in Illinois,” said Congresswoman Bustos. […]

ROCKFORD: Bustos, Durbin & Duckworth Announce Nearly $6.8 Million in Infrastructure Funding for Rockford Airport Authority

ROCKFORD — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, joined Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to announce that nearly $6.8 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation has been awarded to the Rockford Airport Authority for infrastructure improvements. The grants will be used to construct a taxiway and install taxiway lighting at Chicago Rockford International […]

Bustos Applauds USDA’s $100 Million Investment in Biofuels Infrastructure

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announcement that $100 million in grants will be made available to increase the sale and use of homegrown biofuels. Bustos is Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.  USDA is making the funding available through the Higher Blends Infrastructure […]