Bustos pushes for lead line replacement grant

Originally appeared in the Galesburg Register-Mail. WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Bobby Rush have introduced a bill to allow more grant dollars to replace lead service lines in schools. Bustos, D-East Moline, introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act along with Rush, D-Chicago, to establish grant money within the Environmental Protection Agency. That occurred […]

Representatives Rush and Bustos Introduce Safe Drinking Water Act

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (IL-01) and Cheri Bustos (D-17) introduced the Safe Drinking Water Act, a bill that would establish a $50 million grant program within EPA that would allow local education agencies and districts to replace lead service lines and lead solder used in school plumbing. This bill is a companion […]

Bustos, Loebsack join call to rescind Bannon appointment

Originally appeared in the Quad-City Times. U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, have joined dozens of House Democrats in calling on President-elect Donald Trump to rescind the appointment of Steve Bannon as a top White House aide. Bannon was appointed Sunday to be a chief strategist and senior counselor to Trump. Since […]