Bustos Secures More Than $55 Million for Local Projects, Support for Illinois’ Priorities in Major Funding Package

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a major funding package for Fiscal Year 2022. Congresswoman Bustos secured significant local wins – including more than $55.65 million for local projects in Peoria, Rockford, the Quad-Cities, Galesburg, East Dubuque, Freeport and Morrison. This package will be voted on by the Senate and signed into law by President Biden in the coming days. The package also includes $13.6 billion in new military and humanitarian assistance to support the people of Ukraine, a 2.7 percent raise for military... Read More