Bustos Statement on Killing of Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after a Fulton County Sheriff’s deputy, Troy Chisum, was shot and killed: “This tragedy is a heartbreaking reminder of the danger our law enforcement officers face as they work to keep our communities safe. I send my deepest condolences to the family of the Fulton […]

Bustos Helps Pass Major Funding Package to Strengthen Water Infrastructure, Support Local Workers, Peoria Ag Lab, Rural Veterans & Military Projects

Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey Praises Bustos’ “Tireless Work” for Illinois’ 17th District With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Five-Bill Appropriations Minibus Passes Full House WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a major funding package out of the House of Representatives. The legislation is a five-bill minibus […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes IL-17 Congressional Art Competition Winner to U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) welcomed the 2019 Congressional Art Competition winner – Arlan Brannon-Sibley of Galesburg, Illinois – to the U.S. Capitol, where her artwork titled “Ignis Fatuus” will be displayed for the next year. “Arlan is an exceptionally talented young artist and I’m proud to have her artwork represent Illinois’ 17th […]

Bustos Announces $400,000 Federal Grant for Rockford Brownfield Sites

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that Rockford will receive $400,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through the Brownfields Program. “As a member of the Appropriations Committee, investing in our communities is a top priority of mine and today’s announcement […]