Bustos Announces Nearly $2.4 Million in Funding for Head Start in the Rock Island-Milan School District

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $2,394,899 grant for the Head Start program in the Rock Island-Milan school district. Head Start promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families from birth to age five by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development. The grant was awarded through the U.S. Department […]

Bustos Amendments Included in FAA Reauthorization

WASHINGTON – Late yesterday evening, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved three provisions offered by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) in its markup of H.R. 2997, the 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act. The 21st Century AIRR Act would reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration and other aviation-related programs. “Investing in our […]

Bustos, Loebsack Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Rock Island Arsenal and Bolster Quad-Cities’ Economy

WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) introduced the bipartisan Army Arsenal Revitalization Act, which aims to increase the amount of business directed to Army arsenals, such as the Rock Island Arsenal. Joining Representatives Bustos and Loebsack as original cosponsors are Representatives Bruce Westerman (AR-04) and Paul Tonko (NY-20), both of […]

Bustos Statement on Trumpcare’s Senate CBO Score

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released the following statement after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Senate Republicans’ current draft of Trumpcare: “Today, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office confirmed that hardworking Americans will pay more for less care and fewer protections […]