Duckworth, Durbin, Bustos Secure Grant Extension for Quad Cities Amtrak Route

Announcement comes after Duckworth, Durbin & Bustos pressured FRA to extend funding  [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) yesterday received confirmation from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that the agency had granted the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) a six month extension for federal […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS PUSH DOT TO SUPPORT QUAD CITIES AMTRAK ROUTE

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), urged the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue an extension for federal funding for the Amtrak route between Chicago and Moline.  After funding delays from former Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker renewed the […]

Bustos Scores Victories for Workers, Small Business and Water Infrastructure in Appropriations Bills

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Appropriations Bills Head to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a pair of robust funding bills out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee that includes multiple provisions pushed by Congresswoman Bustos. Both pieces of legislation will now head to the House floor […]

Bustos Strengthens Waterways in Energy & Water Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Energy & Water Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a comprehensive Energy and Water funding bill out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee. This piece of legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. Congresswoman […]