2016 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Delivers Real Results, Fights for Illinois’ Working Families and Emerges as Key Leader Among House Democrats

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has delivered real results for the families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, while continuing to focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and government waste. She has also emerged as a key leader in the House Democratic Caucus as she transitions into her third term. Below […]

Bustos pushes for lead line replacement grant

Originally appeared in the Galesburg Register-Mail. WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Bobby Rush have introduced a bill to allow more grant dollars to replace lead service lines in schools. Bustos, D-East Moline, introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act along with Rush, D-Chicago, to establish grant money within the Environmental Protection Agency. That occurred […]

Representatives Rush and Bustos Introduce Safe Drinking Water Act

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) and Cheri Bustos (D-17) introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act, a bill that would establish a $50 million grant program within EPA that would allow local education agencies and districts to replace lead service lines and lead solder used in school plumbing. This bill is a companion […]

Bustos Announces Agreement Between Illinois Department of Transportation and Federal Rail Administration for Extension on $177 million for QC to Chicago Rail

Bustos repeatedly pressured Governor Rauner to act before leaving millions of job-creating federal dollars on the table WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that the Illinois Department of Transportation and Federal Rail Administration have agreed on an extension for the state of Illinois to use $177 million in federal funding for a Quad-City […]

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