Bustos Introduces Legislation to Protect Children Born with Opioid Dependence

WASHINGTON- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced the Preventing NAS and Protecting Babies Act which would improve treatment options for babies born with dependence on heroin or other opioids as a result of their mother’s use while pregnant. “As the opioid epidemic continues to sweep our country, the most vulnerable amongst us are far too often […]

Congresswoman Bustos statement on President Trump withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Agreement

Washington, D.C. – Today, following President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Nuclear Agreement, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement: “I grew up believing in an America that stands tall by leading international coalitions, keeping its promises and doing the hard work to build a safer future for the world. […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS ANNOUNCE $1.9 MILLION IN DOT FUNDING FOR RIVER FERRYBOAT TERMINAL IN ROCK ISLAND

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL), announced today that Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District will receive $1,986,500 in grant funding for the construction of a new Channel Cat Passenger Ferryboat Terminal in Moline. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Passenger Ferryboat Discretionary Fund […]

Bustos Announces Winner and Runners-Up of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the winner and runners-up of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. On Saturday in East Peoria, Congresswoman Bustos held her third annual Art Competition Showcase, which allowed students to display their artwork in a gallery setting. The first place winner this year is […]