Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Today, U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk announced that the President signed into law bipartisan legislation that will name the veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.”
Dec 17, 2014 Press Release
Earlier This Year Bustos Advocated For Congress To Appoint Chief Fengel To Eleven Member National Board Tasked With Reviewing & Recommending Public Safety Officers For Prestigious Award
Today in Bartonville, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined with Bartonville Police Chief Brian Fengel and other local police officers and firefighters to announce that Fengel has been appointed to the national Medal of Valor Review Board.
Dec 11, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that this holiday season she will lead a week of service across Northwestern and Central Illinois.
Dec 8, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the House of Representatives unanimously passed her bill to rename the veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.”
Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Bustos Hand Delivers Letter To Rauner Outlining Regional Transportation Projects She Is Eager To Move Forward
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her fight for our region’s transportation priorities by hand delivering a letter containing a list of transportation projects across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner who attended the Illinois congressional delegation’s monthly bipartisan lunch.
Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos fought for the Rock Island Arsenal, our troops, military families and to address the growing sexual assault crisis in the military by supporting the bipartisan FY 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Dec 4, 2014 Press Release
New Legislation Would Honor the Former Lawmaker from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District Who Championed Veterans Issues
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk announced that the Senate unanimously approved legislation that would name a veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.”
Dec 3, 2014 Press Release
Last Month, Bustos Called For Extensions Of Veterans Employment Tax Credits Before End of Year
Today, two veterans employment tax credits championed by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos in her fight to put American veterans back to work passed the House of Representatives and will now be sent to the Senate for consideration.
Nov 21, 2014 Press Release
Bustos Vows To Continuing Fighting For Illinois Biofuels In Coming Weeks & Months
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 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.

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