Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Dec 17, 2014
Today in Bartonville, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined with Bartonville Police Chief Brian Fengel and other local police officers and firefighters to announce that Fengel has been appointed to the national Medal of Valor Review Board.
Dec 11, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that this holiday season she will lead a week of service across Northwestern and Central Illinois.
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.”
Nov 6, 2014
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released a statement on the passing of former Congressman Lane Evans, who represented for more than 20 years the same Congressional District Bustos is honored to now represent.
Oct 9, 2014

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded interested students that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in the fall of 2015. 

Sep 11, 2014
U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin announced today a $2.5 million grant for General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport.
Sep 5, 2014

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos had a busy August and beginning of September, holding more than 45 events with constituents in 19 different towns across the over 7,000 sq. miles she represents. She traveled across the region discussing middle class priorities including job creation and economic growth, protecting Medicare and Social Security, fighting for our veterans, and standing up for family farmers and the rural economy.  Below are some highlights:

Creating Jobs and Growing the Economy

Sep 2, 2014
A new digital manufacturing facility is getting ready to open in Northern Illinois and it's expected to help improve local manufacturing companies and spark job creation.

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