Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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In Letter to Labor Secretary, Members Urge Increased Use Of Project Labor Agreements To Enhance Efficiency & Quality Of Federal Construction Projects

Jul 30, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement on the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Medicare program into law in 1965.
Jul 30, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, reiterated her call for a long-term, bipartisan highway funding bill to protect Illinois jobs and critical transportation projects.
Jul 27, 2015 Press Release
Bustos Introduces Bill Following Local Residents With Disabilities Approaching Her For Assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with Representatives Dave Loebsack (IA-02) and Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) to introduce the Refueling Assistance Act that would help ensure individuals with disabilities can fill up their cars with gas and travel with the same ease and sense of security that able-bodied drivers enjoy. 

Jul 24, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and the other members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Obama asking him to issue a Secretarial Disaster Declaration from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Illinois counties impacted by heavy rainfall.

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and the other members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Obama asking him to issue a Secretarial Disaster Declaration from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Illinois counties impacted by heavy rainfall.

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release
Bipartisan, Bicameral Federal Improper Payments Coordination Act Would Identify & Prevent Waste, Fraud & Abuse
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that her bipartisan, bicameral effort to end improper federal payments and cut down on waste, fraud and abuse in the federal government and save billions of taxpayer dollars passed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform unanimously.
Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, reiterated her call for a long-term highway funding bill to protect Illinois transportation projects and jobs.
Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
Rockford One of 28 Participants Chosen From Across Nation Today To Participate In New Federal Program To Accelerate Broadband Access

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) applauded the news that the City of Rockford was one of 28 communities selected from across the nation to take part in ConnectHOME, a new federal program from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to accelerate access to high-speed internet for low-income households.  

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced $2,150,764 in grants to support students at Black Hawk College, Carl Sandburg College, Highland Community College, Illinois Central College, Knox College, Rock Valley College, Sauk Valley Community College and Spoon River College,.

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
Homes for Heroes Act Passed House Today- Will Help Cut Down On Epidemic Of Veterans’ Homelessness
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her efforts to assist homeless veterans by voting for the Homes for Heroes Act, which passed the House on a bipartisan basis.
Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, reiterated her call for Congress to take up and pass a long-term highway funding bill to protect Illinois transportation projects and jobs.

Watch Bustos’ Speech On The Floor Of The U.S. House of Representatives HERE

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