Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Press Releases

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement that they will delay issuing a new Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) rule in 2014:
Nov 20, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement on the President’s immigration announcement:
Nov 20, 2014 Press Release
Bustos Works Across Aisle With Congressman Aaron Schock To Recognize Day Dedicated To Giving Back
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined with Congressman Aaron Schock to introduce a bipartisan resolution to recognize #GivingTuesday.
Nov 18, 2014 Press Release
Bustos Calls On Congressional Leadership to Bring Extensions of Veterans Employment Tax Credits Up For Votes Prior to December Adjournment
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 17, 2014 Press Release
Bustos Reminds Illinois Seniors Of Medicare Open Enrollment Period
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos reminded Illinois seniors of the Medicare open enrollment period during which seniors can make changes to their Medicare plan and sign up for 2015 coverage.
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 11, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement honoring our veterans.
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.

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