Bustos Proud to Receive Illinois AFL-CIO Endorsement & Support from Working Families

Today, Cheri Bustos released the following statement after she was endorsed for re-election by the Illinois AFL-CIO for her strong record of fighting for jobs and working families. “I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Illinois AFL-CIO and humbled to be supported by so many …

Cheri Bustos: Long overdue action to protect taxpayer money

Quad-Cities Online Every year, report after report is cranked out concluding the same thing – too many federal government programs are inefficient, costly, ineffective or all of the above. And yet, year after year, these conclusions are largely ignored. As a consequence, billions…

Transportation secretary gets close up look at I-74 bridge

Quad City Times U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sees the need to put a long-term plan into place to pay for bridge, highway and transit projects across the country, and he said Thursday the administration would like to do more to help the Interstate 74 bridge project. Foxx, …

Bustos talks livable wages

The Register-Mail U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, clocked in for her shift at Dave’s Autobody in at 2:59 p.m., one minute early. As part of her “Cheri on Shift” outreach, Bustos made a stop in Galesburg Tuesday to shadow the shop’s auto workers and do som…

Cheri Bustos and Dick Durbin: Money secured to begin reopening Thomson prison

Journal Standard When we met with community leaders in Thomson just more than six months ago to brief them on progress and next steps in the activation of the prison, we were upfront about the challenges on the horizon. While federal officials were committed to opening the vacant priso…

Cheri Bustos Statement on March 18th Primary Election

East Moline, Ill. – Today, Cheri Bustos released the following statement after being the presumptive Democratic Primary nominee in the race for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.  Bustos will face off against former Congressman Bobby Schilling in the November G…

Bustos Votes by Mail for the March 18th Primary

East Moline, Ill- In lieu of heading to the polls tomorrow, Cheri Bustos cast her vote by mail for March 18th’s primary election to promote use of this option in the November general election.   "Voting by mail is an easy and convenient alternative to voting in person on Election…

Bustos, Braley bill to help soldiers who lost limbs

Quad-Cities Online Representatives Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, and Bruce Braley, D-Waterloo, have called the proposed legislation the Taylor Morris Act after an Iowa quadruple amputee.Mr. Morris, a native of Cedar Falls, was a Navy explosive ordinance expert in Afghanistan. In May 2012…

Legislation could bring updates for Peoria's lock and dam

Journal Star Work is inching along toward an agreement on a major legislative package that could help modernize Peoria’s lock and dam, updating the 75-year-old structure for the first time in a quarter-century. Area lawmakers said Wednesday on Capitol Hill that it’s crucial…

Q-C helps get tech grant

Quad-Cities Online The Rock Island Arsenal, Deere & Co. and Black Hawk College are part of a new $320 million project to turn academic research into high-tech jobs. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, announced Sunday that the Department of Def…