Bustos Votes to Crack Down on Fuel Price Gouging

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act to stop price gouging at the gas pump and bring down costs for families in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Big Oil is announcing record profits while families struggle to pay higher prices at the pump. This price gouging of American consumers is unconscionable,” said […]

MERCER COUNTY: Bustos Announces $845,000 for Swedona Water Association

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee,announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the Swedona Water Association in Mercer County $845,000 in grants and loans to improve wastewater infrastructure.  “When we think about the infrastructure impacting our lives each and every day, we can’t forget about […]

Bustos Joins President Biden to Announce Lower Internet Service Costs for Low-Income Americans

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined President Joe Biden at the White House to announce a new agreement between the Administration and internet providers to offer high-speed internet service to tens of millions of American families.  “As we do the hard work of ensuring that broadband cables reach every home in America, we’ve also got to make sure […]

GALESBURG: Bustos Presents $1.2 Million Check for Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades

GALESBURG — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited the Galesburg Sanitary District’s Wastewater Treatment Plant for her 116th Cheri on Shift, where she cleaned equipment used to ensure proper water flow at the facility. Bustos also presented the plant with a $1.2 million check for upgrades. Bustos secured the federal investment through the Community Project Funding process. “When we […]