Bustos, Durbin Announce $1.4 Million In Federal Funding For Illinois Airports

  [WASHINGTON, DC] – Today, U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced $1,412,945 in federal funding that will go toward infrastructure improvements and upgrades at the Quad City International Airport and Chicago Rockford International Airport. The grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration. “Airports and […]

Bustos Reiterates Call For Long-Term Highway Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, reiterated her call for a long-term highway funding bill to protect Illinois transportation projects and jobs. Earlier today, the House passed a two-month extension of the Highway Trust Fund. “It was with great frustration that I voted for […]

Video: Bustos Calls For Passage Of Long-Term Highway Funding Bill To Protect Illinois Projects & Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, reiterated her call for Congress to take up and pass a long-term highway funding bill to protect Illinois transportation projects and jobs. Without action by Congress, the Highway and Transit Trust Fund will expire at the end of […]

Bustos Helps Lead Bipartisan Effort To Increase Veteran Employment & Improve Crumbling Infrastructure

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the Veterans Jobs Caucus and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, announced that she joined with her Republican colleagues Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and Don Young (AK-AL) to introduce the Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act. This bipartisan effort would boost employment opportunities for veterans in […]