Bustos Statement as George Floyd is Laid to Rest

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement:  “My heart is with George Floyd’s family and loved ones as they lay him to rest today. Our nation mourns the loss of his life. Over the past weeks, we have seen a long-overdue shift in our national conversation about police brutality and systemic […]

Bustos Statement on Justice in Policing Act of 2020

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos co-sponsored the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, introduced this morning by Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass, U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, and Senators Kamala Harris and Cory Booker. The legislation proposes a number of reforms to law enforcement practices with an aim to offer wide-ranging […]

Bustos Announces Nearly $9 Million for Rock Island Mass Transit in Response to COVID-19

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that Rock Island County Metropolitan Mass Transit District (MetroLINK) will receive a total of $8,845,043 in federal funding. This federal grant was awarded through the Federal Transit Administration and is a result of the CARES Act, which Congresswoman Bustos helped pass into law. “The CARES Act was a […]

Bustos Announces More Than $1.5 Million for Rockford Health Center to Combat Coronavirus

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that Crusaders Central Clinic Association in Rockford will receive a total of $1,620,930 in federal funding to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19). This federal grant was awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and is a direct result of the CARES Act, which Congresswoman Bustos helped […]