Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, called on the Obama Administration to act now to strengthen safety standards for rail tank cars carrying crude oil in light of the recent BNSF train derailment in Galena.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the White House’s ‘First Job’ proposal which would assist young Americans with skills and job training. Far too many young people are struggling to find their first job, and are often not prepared with the skills needed in our changing workforce.
WASHINGTON – Today, the White House announced a proposal for over $1.1 billion in new funding to address the heroin epidemic and prescription opioid abuse.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Seven years ago today, President Obama signed his first bill into law, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. This important legislation took several steps to help close the pay gap that exists between men and women in the workplace.
Residents of the 17th Congressional District of Illinois can contact me for assistance in dealing with Federal agencies. In order to better serve you, this form will generate a printable page that you should sign and mail to my office.
All tickets are provided to my constituents on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to the large number of visitors, please request them as early as possible in order to maximize your chances. For information on sightseeing and attractions, please visit my Washington, DC Tourism
In my Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although all internships in all offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience.
Thank you for your interest in the U.S. Service Academies. As your 17th District Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, each year I have the privilege of nominating a limited number of people to four of the five service academies.
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There are thousands of federal grant programs that your organization might be eligible for and I am often asked about what is available.