FREEPORT: Bustos Announces $1.4 Million in Federal Funding for Head Start Project

FREEPORT — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced a $1,473,639 grant for the Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and will be put toward a Head Start project. The Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency (NICAA) seeks […]

Bustos Secures Support for Rural Communities, Local Priorities in Appropriations Packages

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of committee a series of packages that address water quality in Lewistown and other rural communities, would help lower gas prices and increase access to education.  The packages now head to the House Floor for a full vote. “I’ve […]

Bustos Secures More Than $9.3 Million for Local Projects in Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of Committee a comprehensive transportation, housing and urban development funding bill that will bring significant federal resources to projects in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Listening to folks in all of our communities and delivering results to improve lives is […]

Bustos Secures Rural Priorities in Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of Committee a comprehensive labor, health and human services and education funding bill that would bring significant federal investments to promote rural health and wellbeing.  “From the doctor’s office to the classroom, families in rural communities face significant barriers,” said Congresswoman […]