Duckworth, Durbin, Bustos Announce Over $11 Million for Chicago Rockford International Airport

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today announced $11,296,026 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant funding to help improve the Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford. The funding will help Chicago Rockford International Airport rehabilitate runways and taxiways. “Investing in our airport infrastructure […]

Bustos Helps Pass Major Funding Package to Strengthen Water Infrastructure, Support Local Workers, Peoria Ag Lab, Rural Veterans & Military Projects

Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey Praises Bustos’ “Tireless Work” for Illinois’ 17th District With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Five-Bill Appropriations Minibus Passes Full House WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a major funding package out of the House of Representatives. The legislation is a five-bill minibus […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS PUSH DOT TO SUPPORT QUAD CITIES AMTRAK ROUTE

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), urged the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue an extension for federal funding for the Amtrak route between Chicago and Moline.  After funding delays from former Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker renewed the […]

Bustos Scores Victories for Workers, Small Business and Water Infrastructure in Appropriations Bills

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Appropriations Bills Head to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a pair of robust funding bills out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee that includes multiple provisions pushed by Congresswoman Bustos. Both pieces of legislation will now head to the House floor […]