VIDEO: In Hearing with Army Secretary, Bustos Advocates for Rock Island Arsenal’s Manufacturing Center

Secretary of Army calls Rock Island Arsenal facility “game changer” for Army sustainability WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in a House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing regarding the FY2020 Army budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) advocated for the efforts of the Rock Island Arsenal’s Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence and the Army Sustainment Command to the Secretary of […]

VIDEO: Bustos Introduces Illinois Attorney General at Appropriations Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul at a hearing for the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education. The hearing focused on combatting “wage theft” – when workers are not awarded the wages they’ve rightfully earned on the job – and the Department of […]

BUSTOS, SMITH, DURBIN, GRASSLEY, BLUNT & BALDWIN LEAD EFFORT TO FUND THE MODERNIZATION OF LOCKS ALONG UPPER MISSISSIPPI & ILLINOIS RIVERS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Jason Smith (R-MO-8), along with U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to House and Senate appropriators urging the inclusion of funding for the Navigation and Ecosystem Restoration Program (NESP) in the Fiscal Year […]

Bustos Announces $1.4 Million Federal Investment in Knox County Health Center

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the Knox County Health Department will receive $1,427,754 in federal funding from the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Center Cluster Program. These grants help community-based health care organizations provide primary care for underserved communities. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the powerful House […]