Bustos Votes to Pass Reauthorization of Job-Creating Export-Import Bank

Washington, DC – This afternoon, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos cast her vote to pass a bipartisan reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank that expired on July 1st. Earlier this month, she signed a bipartisan discharge petition, the first one to be successful since 2002, to circumvent the Speaker and force today’s reauthorization vote. The bill was […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Opening Statement at Transportation Committee Markup Session for Six-Year Highway Bill

Washington, DC – This morning, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement at the opening of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s markup session for H.R. 3763, the Surface Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015. — Good morning. I want to thank all of my colleagues, on both sides of the aisle, for coming together […]

Bustos, Durbin Announce $1.67 Million Investment In Peoria International Airport

Today, Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced $1,676,309 in federal funding for infrastructure improvements and upgrades at General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport in Peoria, Illinois. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration and will be used to help rehabilitate the airport’s apron. “By […]

Bustos Discusses Economic Development with Rockford Community Leaders

Continuing her laser-focus on creating jobs and growing the Illinois economy, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) met today with local leaders to discuss economic development in the Rockford region. She received an update on the Rockford Area Economic Development Council’s newly announced Rockford 20/20 5-year strategic plan to create 10,500 jobs from Mike Nicholas, the organization’s […]