Bustos, Hinson, Durbin, Duckworth, Blunt, Grassley Announce $829 Million in Funding to Modernize Lock and Dams on the Upper Mississippi & Illinois Rivers

WASHINGTON —  Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Ashley Hinson (R-IA-01), along with U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Roy Blunt (R-MO), and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has allocated $829.1 million in funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs […]

VIDEO: Bustos, Illinois Democrats Announce Historic $1.4 Billion for Illinois Bridges from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Illinois will receive $1.4 billion in federal funding over five years, including $274.8 million in FY2022, to repair bridges across the state 2,374 Illinois bridges are in poor condition WASHINGTON — This morning, the Illinois Democratic Congressional delegation announced that, thanks to the recently-passed bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Illinois will receive a historic […]

2021 Year in Review: Bustos Leads the Way to Building Illinois Back Better

WASHINGTON – During a historic year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos led the way in helping build Illinois back better. From helping usher two of the most historic pieces of legislation in modern history through Congress and to the President’s desk to championing jobs, infrastructure and working families to being nationally recognized for her constituent services, Congresswoman […]

Bustos Announces More Than $9.6 Million in Infrastructure Funding for Local Airports

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that more than $9.6 million in federal infrastructure funds will go to airports in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. The funds come as part of the bipartisan infrastructure law signed into law in November. Earlier this month, Bustos joined Governor J.B. Pritzker to announce more than $33 million […]