Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Oct 7, 2015 Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D, IL-17) and Rodney Davis (R, IL-13) announced they will be traveling to Cuba as part of a bipartisan agricultural trade mission to establish new economic development and export opportunities for Illinois farmers. The Oct.

Sep 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos voted to prevent a government shutdown before tonight’s midnight deadline.

Sep 28, 2015 Press Release

This past weekend, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) traveled to Peoria and Rockford to talk about the impact that a government shutdown would have on our local economy.


Constituent Services

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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.

Tours and TicketsTours & Tickets

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.


military academy nominationsMilitary Academy Nominations

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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If you would like to order a U.S. flag from my office, please use this flag order form to calculate the price and shipping costs.

Additional Services and ResourcesAdditional Services & Resources

There are thousands of federal grant programs that your organization might be eligible for and I am often asked about what is available.



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