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Apr 14, 2015
Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her rail safety advocacy following last month’s train derailment near Galena in a House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee hearing today.
Feb 11, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos invited the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert McDonald to Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to update local veterans on the VA’s efforts to reduce the backlog of compensation and disability claims and improve the healthcare they have earned and deserve.
Feb 3, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos met with Major General Kevin O’Connell, the Commander of Army Sustainment Command and the Rock Island Arsenal, to discuss their shared goal of strengthening the region’s economy, bolstering our nation’s military readiness and easing the harmful impact of sequestration.
Jan 28, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos was named to the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, on which she is the second-highest ranking Democrat, and the Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture
Jan 12, 2015
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she has nominated nine Illinois students for admission to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2015.
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 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.”