DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS PUSH DEVOS, ILLINOIS COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO HELP MIDSTATE COLLEGE STUDENTS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), today urged the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to take immediate steps to assist the estimated 183 students affected by the planned August 14, 2019, closing of for-profit Midstate College in Peoria, Illinois. The members, in a letter to […]

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH ANNOUNCE $3 MILLION GRANT FOR QUAD CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced $3,000,000 in Department of Transportation grant funding to help improve Quad City International Airport. These federal dollars will be used to address much-needed drainage improvements to eliminate standing water on the airfield. “Transportation hubs like the Quad City International Airport […]

PHOTOS: BUSTOS, THOMPSON FORMALLY LAUNCH CROP INSURANCE CAUCUS, HOST FIRST BRIEFING

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-15) formally launched the Congressional Crop Insurance Caucus and held the first briefing. Also joining the caucus are Representatives Cindy Axne (IA-03), Mike Bost (IL-12), Salud Carbajal (CA-24), TJ Cox (CA-21), Angie Craig (MN-02), Rodney Davis (IL-13), Alcee Hastings (FL-23), Dave Loebsack (IA-02) […]

PHOTOS, VIDEO: BUSTOS, COLE, MCGOVERN & MCMORRIS RODGERS INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES

Bustos Bill Endorsed by Illinois and National Health Care Advocates PHOTOS, VIDEO: Bustos Introduces Bill at Press Conference WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the bipartisan Social Determinants Accelerator Act of 2019. Joining her to introduce the bill are Representatives Jim McGovern (MA-02), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05). The bill […]