Bustos Statement on Toyota Adopting Protections for Spouses of Injured Servicemembers

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded Toyota’s recent decision to provide protections for spouses of servicemembers who sustain catastrophic injury detailed in her bipartisan, bicameral legislation – the Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act. This bill would extend home and automobile leasing protections in the Servicemembers Civil Relief […]

Bustos Announces $2.5 Million in Federal Funding for Rock Island-Milan Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,524,007 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Rock Island-Milan School District, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness of young children from birth to age five from income eligible families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social and emotional […]

Bustos Announces $1.3 Million in Federal Funding for Freeport Head Start Program

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,374,069 federal grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Freeport’s Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness of young children from birth to age five from income eligible families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social […]

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, DAVIS, LAHOOD, BOST URGE AIR NATIONAL GUARD TO ASSIGN FLYING MISSION TO 183D WING IN SPRINGFIELD

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Representatives Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), Darin LaHood (R-IL-18), and Mike Bost (R-IL-12), today sent a letter to the National Guard urging for a flying mission for the 183d Wing of the Illinois Air National Guard in Springfield.  In their […]