Bustos, Fitzpatrick Team Up To Make Bipartisan Push To Put Veterans Back To Work

New Bustos/Fitzpatrick Bill Would Help Put Veterans Back To Work Rebuilding Our Roads, Bridges, Tunnels & Rail Lines WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined together to introduce a new bipartisan bill that would help put veterans back […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $1.1 Million In Funding For Galesburg Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,126,556 grant for public transportation in Galesburg.  The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration and was selected on a competitive basis from the Clean Fuels Grant Program.  Project selection was announced December 2011 and the funds are now being […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Additional $1 Million In Funding For Metrolink In Rock Island

Bustos Held Recent “Cheri On Shift” At MetroLINK To Shadow & Talk With Local Workers About Job Creation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,001,644 grant for MetroLINK in Rock Island.  The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration and was selected on a competitive basis […]

Durbin, Bustos Meet With Federal Bureau Of Prisons Director To Discuss Activation Of Thomson Prison

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today met with the Director of the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons, Charles Samuels, to discuss the activation of Thomson Correctional Center. On July 18, Durbin and Bustos announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Durbin is a member, had approved funding […]