Bustos Announces $204,761 Regional Grant for Kewanee Fire Department

KEWANEE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the City of Kewanee Fire Department will receive a $204,761regional grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. This funding will be used to provide firefighters with improved National Fire Protection Association compliant tools and equipment as well as new […]

Bustos, Durbin, Duckworth, Pritzker & Mayor Ali Tour 182d Airlift Wing, Secure Commitment from Air Force Chief of Staff to Safeguard Wing’s Mission and C-130 Aircraft

PEORIA – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and Peoria Mayor Rita Ali visited the Illinois Air National Guard’s 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria today to meet with officials and discuss their efforts to support the unit’s C-130 aircraft. While there, the group […]

After Push from Bustos, FEMA Awards More Than $3.3 Million in Funding for Freeport

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $3,395,568.25 in federal funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help the city of Freeport recover from and prepare for disasters like flooding. The announcement comes after Congresswoman Bustos submitted a letter of support in favor of the project, appealed to the Acting FEMA Administrator […]

BUSTOS RELEASES NEW STUDY SHOWING CHILD TAX CREDIT PUMPED NEARLY $684 MILLION INTO ILLINOIS ECONOMY IN JULY

Tax Cut Put $18.6 Billion into Local Economies, Supporting Businesses and Jobs New Census Data Shows Food Insufficiency and Financial Hardship Dropped After First Child Tax Credit Checks Arrived WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released a new study today showing the Child Tax Credit pumped $18.6 billion into local economies nationwide in July. In Illinois, this tax cut […]