Keeping College Affordable For Illinois Families

By Congresswoman Cheri Bustos As the mother to three sons, I know firsthand just how important a quality and affordable education is to ensuring the success of the next generation.  Like parents across Illinois, my husband and I worked hard to provide for our children so they could have access to a higher education, find […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Greets Peoria Honor Flight Veterans At World War II Memorial

Broadcast Quality Video Of Bustos, LaHood & Michel Welcoming Local Veterans To Washington HERE & Photos HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted the inaugural Greater Peoria Honor Flight veterans at the World War II Memorial in Washington.  Bustos was honored to join Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and former Republican House […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $880,000 In Highway Funding For Knox County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $880,000 grant for the Illinois Department of Transportation to be used for Knox County Highway 4 alignment improvements.  The grant is awarded through the Federal Highway Administration. “I’m happy to announce this important investment for Knox County,” Congresswoman Cheri Bustos said.  “Today’s grant will help […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Governor Quinn’s Request For Federal Disaster Aid For Additional Illinois Counties

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded Governor Quinn’s decision today to request federal disaster aid for additional Illinois counties impacted by the recent flooding.  The counties in Illinois’ 17th District included in today’s request are Henry, Whiteside and Winnebago. “I applaud Governor Quinn’s decision today to request federal disaster assistance for additional counties in Illinois […]