Session held for seniors about scam awareness

Originally appeared on Rockford’s WIFR.  ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) — It’s been estimated that seniors lose over $36 billion every year to financial fraud. That’s why a local representative is teaming up with AARP to help make sure our loved ones can avoid being victims. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos lead Monday’s session, talking about the do’s and […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Gun Violence this Week

“Like all Americans, I’m absolutely appalled by the violence and senseless loss of life that we’ve witnessed over the past few days. As the wife of a sheriff, I know what it feels like to see my husband put his life on the line to keep our community safe. The pain of losing a loved […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bipartisan Package of Bills to Address Heroin Epidemic

Bustos’ Bill to Improve Care for Babies Born Addicted to Heroin is Included in the Legislation WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Bustos voted in favor of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, a compromise piece of legislation between the House of Representatives and United States Senate to address the heroin epidemic that’s affecting communities across our […]

Durbin, Bustos Announce More Than $1.7 Million for Peoria International Airport

PEORIA – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $1,742,290 for improvements at General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport in Peoria, Illinois. Today’s announcement will fund the rehabilitation of the airport’s apron and builds on more than $1.6 million in […]