Bustos Announces $8.4 Million for Peoria International Airport Runway Improvements

PEORIA — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that General Downing – Peoria International Airport will receive $8.4 million in federal funding for runway improvements. The funds were awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Federal Aviation Administration.  “During my decade in Congress, I’ve always been focused […]

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH SECURE $15 MILLION FOR NEW AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER AT PEORIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

PEORIA – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced $15 million in federal funding awarded to the General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)to construct the airport’s new Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT). Bustos, Durbin and Duckworth secured language […]

Bustos Secures Support for Rural Communities, Local Priorities in Appropriations Packages

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of committee a series of packages that address water quality in Lewistown and other rural communities, would help lower gas prices and increase access to education.  The packages now head to the House Floor for a full vote. “I’ve […]

Bustos Secures More Than $9.3 Million for Local Projects in Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of Committee a comprehensive transportation, housing and urban development funding bill that will bring significant federal resources to projects in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Listening to folks in all of our communities and delivering results to improve lives is […]