Bustos Discusses Economic Development with Rockford Community Leaders

Continuing her laser-focus on creating jobs and growing the Illinois economy, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met today with local leaders to discuss economic development in the Rockford region. She received an update on the Rockford Area Economic Development Council’s newly announced Rockford 20/20 5-year strategic plan to create 10,500 jobs from Mike Nicholas, the organization’s […]

Bustos, Durbin Announce $2.1 Million Investment in Quad City International Airport

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced $2,142,944 in federal funding for infrastructure improvements and upgrades at Quad City International Airport. The grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration. “The Quad City International Airport is a vital economic driver and transportation hub for our region,” […]

Congresswoman Bustos Thanks Constituents For Her Most Productive District Work Period Yet

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos thanked working families from across the 17th Congressional District for being a part of her most productive district work period to date. In all, Rep. Bustos held over 40 official events, meetings and job fairs during the August Congressional recess which ran from July 31 – September 7th. […]

Bustos Reiterates Call for Long-Term Highway Bill & Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, reiterated her call for a long-term, bipartisan highway funding bill to protect Illinois jobs and critical transportation projects. Earlier today, the House passed yet another short-term extension of the Highway Trust Fund. This short term bill to fund […]