Bipartisan Group Led By Bustos, Welch, Ribble Announce Effort To Break Impasse Over Sustainable Funding For Highway Trust Fund

Today, Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rep. Peter Welch and Rep. Reid Ribble led a bipartisan press conference announcing their effort to break the current impasse over long-term funding for the Highway Trust Fund. If Congress fails to act by the end of the month, federal funding for repairing crumbing roads and bridges across the country will […]

Bustos, Durbin Applaud Central Illinois’ Designation as a “Manufacturing Community”

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) applauded the news that the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council has received one of 12 new designations under the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative. This program began in 2014 and is designed to accelerate the resurgence of […]

Bustos & Durbin Salute Rock Island Arsenal for Work to Improve White House Security

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) released the following statements following the announcement that workers from the Rock Island Arsenal’s Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center manufactured and are installing the new anti-climb fence that is being installed at the White House: “I’m proud to know that visitors from around the world […]


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced $6,698,797 in federal funding that will go toward infrastructure improvements and upgrades at Chicago Rockford International Airport. The grant will be used to build a terminal building expansion that will help travelers move more efficiently through the gate holding area. This […]