Bustos Secures Commitment from Trump Administration to Work with Illinois to Complete Quad-City-to-Chicago Passenger Rail

Bustos Questioned Federal Rail Administration on the Project at a Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee Hearing WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) secured a continued commitment from officials at the Federal Rail Administration to work with the State of Illinois to finish the long-awaited Quad-City to Chicago passenger rail project. Associate Administrator Paul Nissenbaum committed […]

Bustos, Graves Introduce Bipartisan FLIGHT Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) introduced the bipartisan Forward Looking Investment in General Aviation, Hangars and Tarmacs (FLIGHT) Act. A companion bill was also introduced in the U.S. Senate last week by Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) and Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.). The FLIGHT Act will give General Aviation (GA) airports more […]

Bustos Fights to Protect Small Airports, Rural Infrastructure at FAA Reauthorization Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) questioned Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao about the Trump Administration’s plan to fundamentally upend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As a member of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation, she specifically zeroed in on how President Trump’s plan to privatize the U.S. Air Traffic Control System could have […]

Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Budget

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget: “President Trump’s budget is just the latest example of this Administration turning its back on rural America, family farmers and the hardworking families President Trump promised to fight for when he […]

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