Video: Bustos Calls For Passage Of Bipartisan Water Resources Reform & Development Act Later Today

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, called on the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which contains a key provision that Bustos helped get included that would speed up repairs to the aging locks and […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Major BNSF Rail Investment In Knox, Rock Island Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement applauding BNSF’s recent decision to invest $145 million in improving and expanding Illinois rail capacity.  This investment includes extending three departure tracks at the Galesburg Yard to a length of 10,000 feet each and […]

Bustos, Durbin, Kirk, Davis Bipartisan Bill to Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Advances, Moves to House Floor for Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Congressman Rodney Davis (RIL-13) announced that a key provision of their bipartisan and bicameral legislation to help speed up repairs and upgrades to the aging locks and dams on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers overwhelmingly passed the House […]

Durbin, Bustos Announce $1.6 Million Investment For Improvements At Quad City International Airport

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced today that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded a $1,656,143 grant to the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County for improvements at Quad City International Airport. This funding will be used to expand the facility that stores the airport’s snow removal […]