Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her fight to put American veterans back to work by calling on House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to bring up an extension of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and the Employer Wage Credit (EWC) before the end of the year.
Nov 13, 2014 Press Release
New Legislation Would Honor the Former Lawmaker From Illinois’ 17th Congressional District Who Championed Veterans Issues
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 Press Release
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 Press Release
Deadline Is November 7th to Submit Military Academy Nomination Applications to Rep. Bustos

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. 

Oct 7, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos welcomed U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh to the region.
Oct 2, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued a statement in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is acknowledged each October.
Sep 29, 2014 Press Release
Bustos To Tour Region And Discuss Her Efforts To Preserve And Protect Social Security And Medicare
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she will be spending the week touring the Northwestern and Central region of Illinois that she represents and discussing the importance of preserving and protecting Medicare and Social Security.
Sep 26, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced a $91,222 grant to go the Winnebago County Circuit Court.
Sep 25, 2014 Press Release
Second Annual Summit of Partnering for Illinois’ Economic Future Focuses on Collaboration to Boost Region’s Manufacturing
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos gathered manufacturing and economic development leaders for her second annual Economic Summit, the highlight of the year’s programming in Partnering for Illinois’ Economic Future, an initiative launched by Bustos in 2013 to foster economic collaboration in the 17th Congressional District of Illinois.
Sep 24, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Senator Dick Durbin outlined the potential impact the new the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (or Digital Lab) will have on the Peoria region and throughout Illinois.
Sep 22, 2014 Press Release
Grants To Support Healthcare in Knox, Peoria, Henderson and Whiteside Counties
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced four grants totaling $855,472 to support healthcare in the region.