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 […]

Durbin And Bustos Announce More Than $1.3 Million For Improvements At Peoria International Airport

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced today that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $1,396,123 in funding to the Greater Peoria Airport Authority for improvements and upgrades at General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport. Today’s funding will be used to rehabilitate the airport’s apron, preserving access to the […]

Durbin, Bustos Urge House To Pass Water Resources Development Act

Senate Bill Includes Durbin-Bustos Provision for Public-Private Partnerships to Improve Aging Locks and Dams on Illinois River [CREVE COEUR, IL] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today urged their colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Water Resources Development Act and include legislation they authored when […]

Journal Star: Durbin, Bustos pitch bill to update lock and dam systems

CREVE COEUR — Standing in front of a nearly 80-year-old dam aging past its life span, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos promoted legislation Thursday that seeks to improve the nation's water infrastructure. As they toured the facility, Durbin, D-Ill., and Bustos, D-East Moline, pointed out how the Senate-passed Water Resources Development […]