Bustos Announces More Than $6.6 Million in USDA Grants & Loans for Rural Broadband, Drinking Water Infrastructure

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced more than $6.6 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support the expansion of broadband and improvements to drinking water infrastructure in Jo Daviess, Rock Island and Henry Counties. The investments reflect Congresswoman Bustos’ and the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to Building […]

Bustos, Hinson, Durbin, Blunt & Grassley Lead Effort to Fund Modernization of Locks and Dams on Upper Mississippi & Illinois Rivers

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Ashley Hinson (R-IA) joined Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on a bicameral, bipartisan letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging the prioritization of funding for construction of the Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP) on the Upper Mississippi […]

Bustos Statement on Opening of the New I-74 Bridge

MOLINE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined Governor J.B. Pritzker, Former United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and other local leaders for a ceremony marking the completion of the new I-74 bridge. Bustos released the following statement marking this historic day:  “The Mississippi River is one of the most iconic and important waterways […]