Congresswoman Bustos Helps Lead the Effort to Pass Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen our Inland Waterways

An Amendment Bustos Introduced and Included was originally sponsored by the late Congressman Lane Evans to protect Inland Waterway Workers WASHINGTON– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted to pass the final version of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. This final version of the WRDA bill is responsible for authorizing the Army Corps […]

Bustos, Durbin and Duckworth Announce $444,128 Grant for Quad City International Airport

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced that the Quad City International Airport received $444,128 in grant funding from the Department of Transportation. These federal dollars will be used to expand the service road. The safety and efficiency of operations at the Quad City International Airport heavily depend […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Begins Work on Farm Bill Conference Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the opening day of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos addressed the Committee about the importance of protecting programs of vital importance to rural America. During the month of August, Bustos traveled more than 2,500 miles across the 17th Congressional District where she held more than 20 […]

Bustos Completes Annual 21st Century Heartland Tour

During the month of August, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos held her annual 21st Century Heartland Tour in which she traveled around Northwest and Central Illinois focusing on the unique challenges facing rural communities and ways to grow our local economy. These events allowed Bustos to hear directly from those involved in the agricultural economy as she […]