Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Leads New Effort To Put Our Veterans Back To Work

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, with input from her recent “Standing up for our Veterans” tour across Illinois’ 17th District, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) spearheaded a new effort to create jobs for our nation’s veterans.  The Jobs for Heroes Act, introduced by Bustos, would not only extend, but also expand two expiring federal business tax credits […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Reminds Illinois Tornado Victims To Register For Disaster Assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded victims of the recent tornadoes in Illinois to register for disaster assistance with FEMA as soon as possible.    Illinoisans who want to register with FEMA for disaster assistance from the November 17th tornadoes can do so by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585.  They can […]

Bustos takes up U.S. 20 fight

GALENA, Ill. — Was the U.S. 20 expansion project in northwest Illinois resurrected Tuesday? Optimism abounded after U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos met with about 20 area government and transportation officials Tuesday afternoon at Galena Middle School to discuss the long-dormant expansion of U.S. 20 to four lanes between Freeport and Galena. Time will tell whether […]