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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds $2.2 Million Investment In Quad City International Airport

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, applauded news that the Quad City International Airport received a $2,250,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to install runway lighting to enhance safety at the airport.   “I believe that by investing in our networks of roads, bridges, rail […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $2.1 Million In Funding For Chicago/Rockford International Airport

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $2.1 million in federal funding that will go toward improving the Chicago/Rockford International Airport.  The grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration. “I’m pleased today to announce this important transportation investment for the Chicago/Rockford International Airport,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.  “Today’s grant will help […]

Bustos, Fitzpatrick Team Up To Make Bipartisan Push To Put Veterans Back To Work

New Bustos/Fitzpatrick Bill Would Help Put Veterans Back To Work Rebuilding Our Roads, Bridges, Tunnels & Rail Lines WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined together to introduce a new bipartisan bill that would help put veterans back […]