YEAR IN REVIEW MEMO: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office

SUBJ: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office DATE: December 19th, 2014 During her second year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos fought hard for the issues that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. Building on her work from 2013, she continued to make the economy of […]

Bustos Takes Fight For Regional Transportation Priorities To Governor-Elect Rauner

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her fight for our region’s transportation priorities by hand delivering a letter containing a list of transportation projects across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner who attended the Illinois congressional delegation’s monthly bipartisan lunch. “I write to congratulate you on your successful election as […]

$2.5 million grant announced for Peoria International Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Peoria) and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) announced today a $2.5 million grant for General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport. The grant will fund the milling and overlay of 4,700 feet of the airport entrance road, as well as soil stabilization and pipe replacement to prevent further […]

Cheri Bustos talks jobs, transportation during tour stops in central Illinois

On a tour of central Illinois on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos endorsed the idea of agencies partnering to meet the transportation needs of Fulton County residents. The East Moline Democrat is running for the 17th Congressional District against challenger Bobby Schilling, R-Rock Island. Her stop in Canton was her third in her daylong “Cheri […]