Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On President Obama To Including Funding For Activation Of Thomson Prison In Upcoming Budget

Bustos Urges President To Include Funding For Activation Of Illinois’ Thomson Correctional Center In FY14 Budget Proposal To Be Released April 10th Thomson Correctional Center Would Alleviate National Prison Overcrowding & Add 1,100 Local Jobs To Region Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) sent a letter to President Obama urging him to include funding for the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos & Congressman Dave Loebsack Urge Department Of Defense To Avoid Any & All Civilian Furloughs That Could Hurt Economy Of Quad Cities

Bustos & Loebsack Also Ask Department of Defense For A Budgetary Analysis That Explains Why Currently Planned Furloughs Are Necessary In First Place Currently Planned Civilian Furloughs At Rock Island Arsenal Could Hurt Quad Cities Economy Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) urged the Department of Defense (DOD) to avoid making […]

Improving Our Waterways Can’t Wait Any Longer

Our region’s waterways – chief among them the Mississippi and Illinois rivers – are absolutely critical to the economic well-being of our area.  But the infrastructure of these rivers is in serious need of improvement. Many of the locks and dams required for the safe and efficient passage of goods and products on these rivers […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes Against Ryan Budget That Would End Medicare As We Know It

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after voting against the Ryan Budget that would end Medicare as we know it: “Standing up for Illinois middle class families is my top priority and that is why I voted today against the out-of-touch Ryan Budget that would end Medicare as we […]