Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Advocates For Regional Rail Transportation At Congressional Railroads Subcommittee Roundtable In Chicago

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos advocated for her region’s rail transportation needs by participating in a bipartisan U.S. House Transportation Subcommittee on Railroads roundtable in Chicago along with fellow Transportation Committee members from Illinois Dan Lipinski (IL-03) and Rodney Davis (IL-13) and the Chairman of the Subcommittee, Jeff Denham (R-CA).  The roundtable discussion examined ongoing efforts […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Re-Nomination Of Tom Carper To Serve On Amtrak Board Of Directors

[[{“fid”:”307″,”view_mode”:”full”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“style”:”width: 600px; height: 450px;”,”class”:”media-element file-full”},”link_text”:null}]] WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Tom Carper is not only an outstanding public servant and staunch advocate for Amtrak, but is a good friend to our region of Illinois and I couldn’t be more pleased with his re-nomination today.  I look forward to continuing to work with Tom to bring Amtrak service […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $880,000 In Highway Funding For Knox County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $880,000 grant for the Illinois Department of Transportation to be used for Knox County Highway 4 alignment improvements.  The grant is awarded through the Federal Highway Administration. “I’m happy to announce this important investment for Knox County,” Congresswoman Cheri Bustos said.  “Today’s grant will help […]

Improving Our Waterways Can’t Wait Any Longer

Our region’s waterways – chief among them the Mississippi and Illinois rivers – are absolutely critical to the economic well-being of our area.  But the infrastructure of these rivers is in serious need of improvement. Many of the locks and dams required for the safe and efficient passage of goods and products on these rivers […]