Durbin, Duckworth and Bustos Announce More Than $8.3 Million Federal Investment in Chicago Rockford International Airport

Today’s Grants Bring Total Federal Investment in Rockford Airport to More Than $24 Million Since 2015 ROCKFORD, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth to announce $8,327,266 in federal grants for the Chicago Rockford International Airport. Specifically, $5,500,000 million will be used to fund phase II […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Rural Communities Fight Addiction Epidemic

Senator Donnelly (D-IN) Introduces Companion Legislation in the Senate WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities (ARRC) Act, a bipartisan bill that will help rural communities bolster their efforts to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic. Joining Congresswoman Bustos to lead the legislation in the House are Representatives […]

Bustos statement on vote against “Minibus” funding bill

“If signed into law, the spending bill Washington Republicans passed today would trigger indiscriminate cuts, slashing military spending by billions of dollars – damaging our national security, hurting our local economy and undermining our troops in the field. I am hopeful that when this bill comes back to the House in its final form, we […]

VIDEO: Bustos Calls for a Better Deal for Hardworking Illinoisans

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, spoke on the House Floor about the new economic agenda for hardworking Americans, “A Better Deal.” Yesterday, she joined House and Senate Democrats in rural Virginia to present this plan to the American public. You can watch the video by […]