Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, urged communities across her region of Illinois to apply for federal grants available for transportation and infrastructure projects starting on April 3.
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after voting in support of legislation that would make loan guarantees available for Ukraine.
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos met with members from the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce to discuss regional economic priorities.
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that on Friday, March 28th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm she will partner with the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) and Goodwill of Central Illinois to hold a career fair in Peoria.
Bustos Joined With Other Downstate Members In January To Introduce The Fairness In Federal Disaster Declarations Act
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) denied Illinois’ appeal of the agency’s original decision not to award Public Assistance funding to the nine Southern and Central Illinois counties, including Tazewell County, that are rebuilding after deadly tornadoes struck the state on November 17, 2013.
Recent Reports From Across Country Show Many Wage Workers Forced Onto Payroll Cards Filled With Hidden Fees & Charges
Today, during National Consumer Protection Week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos led a group of 68 lawmakers in demanding an investigation from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) into the growing abuse of “payroll cards.”
Winner Will Receive Two Round-Trip Airline Tickets To See Their Artwork Displayed In U.S. Capitol In Washington, D.C
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos invited high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Winner will receive two round-trip airline tickets to see their artwork displayed in U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. For more information please visit http://bustos.house.gov/helping-you/art-competition.
Bipartisan Bill Supported By Bustos Would Cap Annual Premium Flood Insurance Increases & Restore Grandfathered Properties
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her fight to protect Illinois middle class families from natural disasters by voting to slow, and in some cases roll back, increases in premiums for federal flood insurance.
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she is accepting summer internship applications for her offices in Rock Island, Peoria, Rockford and Washington, D.C.
Summer internships will be available in Bustos’ district offices in Rock Island, Peoria and Rockford, and in her Washington, D.C. office. Interested applicants should complete the internship application form on Bustos’ website. Admissions to the internship program are rolling, but those interested in summer internships are encouraged to apply before April 1st.
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives calling for an increase in the minimum wage to help put more money into the pockets of Illinois working families and to help level the playing field for Illinois small businesses.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos today sent a letter to President Obama asking him to include the necessary funding for the second year of activation of the Thomson Correction Center in his Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Budget request which will be released on Tuesday.