Bustos Strengthens Waterways in Energy & Water Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Energy & Water Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a comprehensive Energy and Water funding bill out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee. This piece of legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. Congresswoman […]

Rockford Register Star: Rockford airport to add 500 jobs

By: Isaac Guerrero ROCKFORD — A $9 million federal grant will pay for expanded parking for cargo jets at Chicago Rockford International Airport, where the nation’s 22nd-busiest airfreight hub will soon add 500 jobs. The grant, announced Wednesday by U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and Rep. Cheri Bustos, comes from the U.S. Department […]

Bustos Meets with Transportation for Illinois Coalition

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met with the Transportation for Illinois Coalition to hear about their priorities and discuss work on a major infrastructure package. The group included representatives from organized labor, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, contractors and engineers. “For years, investing in our infrastructure has been a top priority of mine […]

Bustos, Durbin and Duckworth Announce $9 Million Federal Investment in Chicago Rockford International Airport

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to announce $9 million in federal grants for the Chicago Rockford International Airport. This funding, through the Department of Transportation, will be used for apron construction as Rockford’s airport continues to expand cargo operations and is in need of additional […]