Bustos takes up U.S. 20 fight

GALENA, Ill. — Was the U.S. 20 expansion project in northwest Illinois resurrected Tuesday? Optimism abounded after U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos met with about 20 area government and transportation officials Tuesday afternoon at Galena Middle School to discuss the long-dormant expansion of U.S. 20 to four lanes between Freeport and Galena. Time will tell whether […]

Bustos Tapped For Key Leadership Role, Will Continue Fight To Improve Illinois Locks & Dams

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced her appointment to the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) Conference Committee, giving Bustos a key leadership role in working to ensure this important bill becomes law.  “I’m pleased to announce that our bipartisan, common sense […]

Bustos, Durbin, Kirk, Davis Provision To Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Passes House Of Representatives

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