Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Encourages Illinoisans To Participate In “Valentines For Veterans”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) encouraged constituents across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to participate in the “Valentines for Veterans” program by dropping off a Valentine’s Day greeting for a veteran at one of her three Illinois offices.  Greetings can be dropped off through Tuesday, February 11th. “For Valentine’s Day this year, I […]

Bustos Nominates 10 Illinois Students For Service Academies

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has nominated 10 Illinois students for admission to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2014.  Each year, Bustos has the honor of nominating qualified young people from Illinois’ 17th District for attendance at each of the four service academies: the […]

Durbin, Bustos: Omnibus Appropriations Bill Improves Rock Island Arsenal Competitiveness & Ensures Steady Workload In Future

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014, which was filed in the House and Senate earlier today includes two provisions that will help solidify the future of Rock Island Arsenal.  The bill, which reflects a budget agreement […]

Moline Dispatch Argus: Service not forgotten: Family receives replacements for stolen WWII medals

ROCK ISLAND — Eugene Diederich’s family never knew he was honored with several medals for his service in World War II because they were stolen decades ago. With the help of U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, and her office, those medals were replaced Saturday. Mr. Diederich, an Army veteran who lived in Carbon Cliff, […]