Bustos Votes to Pass the America COMPETES Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17),voted to pass the America COMPETES Act, a bold and transformative legislative package to supercharge American production of chips, strengthen U.S. supply chains and strengthen American manufacturing, advance U.S. scientific excellence and research and position American interest and values to win on the world stage. This package will ensure […]

PEORIA: Bustos, Durbin, Duckworth & LaHood Urge FAA to Prioritize Funding to Replace Air Traffic Control Tower at Peoria International Airport

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) led a bipartisan letter with Congressman Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) and Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prioritize funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law for the replacement of the outdated air traffic control tower at the Peoria International Airport.  “The […]

Bustos Announces More Than $275,000 in Federal Funding to Improve Rural Community Infrastructure

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded more than $275,000 in rural development grants to community facilities in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. The federal funds will be used to improve community infrastructure. “Rural communities are at the very heart of Northern, Northwestern and Central Illinois. […]

House Rules Committee Advances Bustos’ Bill to End Forced Arbitration for Sexual Assault and Harassment

Today’s vote sets bill on path for consideration by the full House of Representatives WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) bipartisan, bicameral legislation to end forced arbitration for sexual harassment and assault survivors took a critical step forward when the Rules Committee passed a rule setting up floor consideration of the bill. The Ending […]