GAO to Evaluate Effectiveness of “Move Over” Laws to Protect First Responders Following Push from Bustos, Duckworth, Durbin & Fischer

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — In response to a request from U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Deb Fischer (R-NE) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17), the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) announced they will conduct a new study to review the effectiveness of our country’s “Move Over” laws, which are designed to protect first […]

Duckworth, Durbin, Bustos Announce Over $11 Million for Chicago Rockford International Airport

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today announced $11,296,026 in U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant funding to help improve the Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford. The funding will help Chicago Rockford International Airport rehabilitate runways and taxiways. “Investing in our airport infrastructure […]

Bustos Helps Pass Major Funding Package to Strengthen Water Infrastructure, Support Local Workers, Peoria Ag Lab, Rural Veterans & Military Projects

Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey Praises Bustos’ “Tireless Work” for Illinois’ 17th District With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Five-Bill Appropriations Minibus Passes Full House WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a major funding package out of the House of Representatives. The legislation is a five-bill minibus […]

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 […]