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 […]

Video: Bustos Calls For Passage Of Bipartisan Water Resources Reform & Development Act Later Today

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, called on the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which contains a key provision that Bustos helped get included that would speed up repairs to the aging locks and […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Major BNSF Rail Investment In Knox, Rock Island Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, released the following statement applauding BNSF’s recent decision to invest $145 million in improving and expanding Illinois rail capacity.  This investment includes extending three departure tracks at the Galesburg Yard to a length of 10,000 feet each and […]