Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Jun 29, 2015

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced her support for a new effort to restore and advance voting protections for all Americans, the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA).

“Your vote is your voice in our democratic system, but many Americans are still struggling to have their voices heard due to discriminatory voting laws,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. “I’m proud to support this new effort to ensure that every eligible American has the opportunity to speak up and participate in our democracy.”

Jan 7, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined with the women of the House Democratic Caucus in recognition that the new 114th Congress has the most women Members in American history.
Jan 6, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos was sworn in for her second term in the U.S. House of Representatives by House Speaker John Boehner
Dec 8, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the House of Representatives unanimously passed her bill to rename the veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.”
Dec 4, 2014
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk announced that the Senate unanimously approved legislation that would name a veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.”
Nov 13, 2014
U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk introduced legislation today to honor the legacy and public service achievements of former U.S. Representative from Illinois Lane Evans by naming a veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.”
Jul 14, 2014
I am proud to post my official schedule online so Illinoisans can see who is lobbying their Congresswoman and for what. Earning your trust and operating my office in an open and transparent way are priorities for me.
May 1, 2014
A Pekin High School student will have an original painting displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. for the next year.
Mar 31, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined with Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn and 160 House colleagues in sending the following letter to the offices of House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte.
Mar 4, 2014
Summer internships will be available in Bustos’ district offices in Rock Island, Peoria and Rockford, and in her Washington, D.C. office. Interested applicants should complete the internship application form on Bustos’ website. Admissions to the internship program are rolling, but those interested in summer internships are encouraged to apply before April 1st.

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