Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Illinois Taking Steps toward building Quad-Cities to Chicago Rail

MOLINE, IL – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voiced her strong support for Illinois’ decision to move forward with the long delayed Quad-Cities to Chicago rail project. Bustos, who serves as a member of the House Transportation Committee, has vocally supported the $177 million federal investment to build this project, however for 18 months, the State […]

With Two Weeks until Deadline, Bustos Urges Rauner to Act On Quad-Cities to Chicago Rail

Moline, IL – With just two weeks to go until Illinois misses out on $177 million in federal funding to build a job-creating rail line from Chicago to the Quad-Cities, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos again called on Governor Rauner to honor the state’s obligation to this project before it’s too late. In April, Bustos wrote a […]

Congresswoman Bustos Helps Introduce WATER Act at Press Conference in front of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos participated in a press conference to introduce the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability (WATER) Act of 2016. This bill would provide critical federal funding for State Revolving Funds, including the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund which is the source of the $4 million forgivable loan the city of […]

Bustos Urges Rauner to Release State Funding for Quad-Cities to Chicago Passenger Rail

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) urged Governor Bruce Rauner to release previously approved state funding to build a Quad-Cities to Chicago passenger rail line. Last May, Governor Rauner used an executive order to halt this funding and, with federal funding already secured, the Governor’s executive order has left a critical economic development project […]

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