Bustos Hails Paycheck Fairness For Rock Island Arsenal Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her effort to give hardworking wage-grade federal employees the same raise as salaried employees will be included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014.  The bill, expected to come to a vote today, would fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal […]

Bustos Advocates For Local Illinois Infrastructure Projects At Transportation Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T & I), advocated for the transportation and infrastructure priorities of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District at a full T& I Committee hearing on “Building the Foundation for Surface Transportation Reauthorization.”  Among other projects, Bustos discussed replacing the functionally […]

Durbin, Bustos: Robust Funding For Prison Activation In Omnibus Appropriations Bill Is Good News For Thomson

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today announced that the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014, which was filed in the House and Senate earlier today, includes funding for the activation of the Thomson correctional facility in Thomson, Illinois.  The bill, which reflects a budget agreement […]

Durbin, Bustos: Omnibus Appropriations Bill Improves Rock Island Arsenal Competitiveness & Ensures Steady Workload In Future

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014, which was filed in the House and Senate earlier today includes two provisions that will help solidify the future of Rock Island Arsenal.  The bill, which reflects a budget agreement […]