ROCKFORD: Bustos Announces $1.6 Million for Crusaders Central Clinic Association

ROCKFORD — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded the Rockford Crusaders Central Clinic Association $1.6 million in grants through the Health Center Cluster Grant Program.  “Our local health centers have gone above and beyond to meet our […]

MOLINE: Bustos Announces Nearly $2 Million in Federal Funding for Early Head Start

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced nearly $2 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Skip-A-Long Family and Community Services in Moline for Early Head Start programs. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees HHS. Head Start promotes school readiness for young […]

BUSTOS IN FOX BUSINESS: “3 Ways Ethanol Brings Down Gas Prices”

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) published an op-ed in FOX Business on how expanding the production and availability of American biofuels can help lower fuel costs for families. Bustos is Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management and an advocate for Illinois’ corn growers.  READ: 3 Ways Ethanol Brings Down […]

Bustos Votes to Crack Down on Fuel Price Gouging

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act to stop price gouging at the gas pump and bring down costs for families in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Big Oil is announcing record profits while families struggle to pay higher prices at the pump. This price gouging of American consumers is unconscionable,” said […]