Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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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 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.
Sep 19, 2014 Press Release
Bustos Introduced Bipartisan Companion Bill in the House (H.R. 3555) that Would Help Give Agencies Tools They Need To Cut Down On Waste, Fraud & Abuse
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos applauded the Senate’s passage of the Improper Payments Agency Cooperation Enhancement Act (IPACE Act), the companion version of bipartisan legislation introduced by Bustos in November of 2013 to curb improper government payments to deceased individuals.
Sep 12, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos visited domestic violence centers in Peoria and Canton to recognize the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) being signed into law.
Sep 9, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos sent a letter to Speaker Boehner calling on him to bring a seven year Export-Import Bank reauthorization up for a vote prior to Congress’ leaving for the upcoming district work period.
Sep 5, 2014 Press Release

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.