ROCK ISLAND — At the urging of Illinois lawmakers, an additional 50 new jobs have been added at the Rock Island Arsenal.

The 50 new jobs are in addition to 160 positions added in 2018 to the CHRA.

“The Rock Island Arsenal makes significant contributions to the overall strength and readiness of our nation’s defense,” Bustos said in a release. “That’s why I’m so pleased to join Sens. Durbin and Duckworth and Rep. Loebsack today to announce additional jobs to further support their efforts and capabilities. The expertise of the men and women at the Arsenal produce high-quality work, and I encourage the Army to take a hard look at the talented local labor pool in the Quad-Cities when filling these

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