Rep. Bustos Packs Food for Meals on Wheels

ROCKFORD (WIFR) — Congress’ approval rating may not be something to be admired, but that still isn’t stopping some lawmakers from meeting their communities and offering a helping hand. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos spent time Friday at Lifescape Community Services to help pack boxes for Meals on Wheels. The organization provides food for Rockford area residents […]

Durbin, Bustos: Omnibus Appropriations Bill Helps Ensure Strong Future For Thomson Prison, Rock Island Arsenal

[ROCK ISLAND] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today said that the FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which both houses of Congress passed this week on bipartisan votes and now heads to President Obama’s desk, contains funding to activate Thomson Correctional Center and secure a strong future for the […]

Bustos Announces Rockford Chosen For “Strong Cities, Strong Communities” Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that Rockford has been chosen as one of seven new locations for a “Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2)” program. “I’m pleased to announce this important investment today in Rockford’s economic future,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.  “The Strong Cities, Strong Communities program will help Rockford implement its […]