Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces more than $3 million in Federal Rural Development Funding for the Village of Joy to Improve Water Treatment facilities

JOY, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced more than $3 million in funding from the USDA’s Rural Development program for the Village of Joy. Specifically, this announcement is for a $1,530,000 loan and a $1,471,400 grant to improve water treatment facilities in the community. In addition to these funds, the State of Illinois […]

Bustos, Durbin and Duckworth Announce $1.5 Million Grant for Peoria International Airport

Peoria – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced that the Greater Peoria Airport Authority received $1,500,000 in grant funding from the Department of Transportation. This federal funding will go towards completing the rehabilitation of the General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport apron. Specifically, it will rehabilitate 30,920 square […]

Congresswoman Bustos Announces USDA Rural Development Funding for the Villages of Tampico and Joy

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Bustos announced more than $5 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development for both the Village of Tampico in Whiteside County and the Village of Joy in Mercer County. The USDA Rural Development loans and grant assistance program is designed to forge […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on the Passage of The Water Resources Development Act

WASHINGTON– Late last night, Congresswoman Bustos voted to pass the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. This legislation takes critical steps in improving our nation’s water infrastructure through the authorization of Army Corps of Engineers’ water resources projects. Additionally, this legislation includes Congresswoman Bustos’ bipartisan bill, The Navigation Workers Protection Act, which will […]