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 […]

Bustos Supports Bipartisan Effort To Make Travel Easier & More Comfortable For Aging Honor Flight Veterans

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) supported bipartisan legislation to make it easier and more comfortable for aging Honor Flight veterans, many of whom are seniors and suffering from physical ailments, to travel to and from Washington, D.C. to see the monuments built in their honor. “It is always an honor to help welcome the brave […]

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