Bustos, Durbin, Kirk, Davis Bipartisan Bill to Improve Illinois Locks & Dams Advances, Moves to House Floor for Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Congressman Rodney Davis (RIL-13) announced that a key provision of their bipartisan and bicameral legislation to help speed up repairs and upgrades to the aging locks and dams on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers overwhelmingly passed the House […]

Bustos Leads Group Of 37 Lawmakers In Calling For Veterans To Be Protected In Event Of A Government Shutdown

Bustos Leads Group Of House Members In Urging President Obama To Deem Veterans Affairs Employees As “Essential” In Event Of Partisan Politics-Fueled Government Shutdown WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led a group of 37 members of the U.S. House of Representative in calling for veterans to be protected in the event of […]

Bustos Reiterates Call For Public Participation In “Partnering For Illinois’ Economic Future” As Deadline Approaches

Constituents Across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District Urged To Visit Bustos.House.Gov Or Leave Message On Economic Development Hotline At 855-876-3394 To Give Their Input On Putting People Back To Work   Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reiterated her urge for constituents to give their input on ways to create jobs and improve the local economy as […]

Sequester hits local Head Start program

MOLINE — Head Start programs in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties are being cut back because of the sequester, or cutback in federal funding. In Moline, a Head Start program that used to run five days per week for 36 children from low-income backgrounds now is running four days per week and for one […]