Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

Representing the 17th District of Illinois
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Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she is seeking a Wounded Warrior Fellow to serve as a Veterans’ Advocate and Outreach Coordinator in her Rock Island Congressional Office.
May 22, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced a $2,511,069 grant to Crusader Community Health Clinic in Rockford.
May 21, 2015 Press Release
New Effort To Honor Sacrifice & Service Of Mexican-American Community In Silvis
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced the Hero Street USA Commemorative Coin Act, legislation that would authorize the U.S. Department of Treasury to issue commemorative coins to honor the sacrifice and service of the Hero Street community in Silvis, Illinois.
May 19, 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.
May 18, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement celebrating the 50th anniversary of the launch of Head Start:
May 15, 2015 Press Release
New Effort Included In National Defense Authorization Act Would Help Increase Workload At Nation’s Arsenals
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Dave Loebsack announced that their provision to boost the workload at the Rock Island Arsenal passed the House as part of the FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
May 14, 2015 Press Release
Bipartisan, Bicameral Improper Payments Coordination Act Would Identify & Prevent Federal Waste, Fraud & Abuse
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her ongoing efforts to end improper federal payments by joining with Congressman Mick Mulvaney to introduce new, bipartisan legislation to cut down on waste, fraud and abuse in the federal government and save billions of taxpayer dollars.
May 13, 2015 Press Release
Watch Bustos’ Speech On The Floor Of The U.S. House of Representatives HERE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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. Without action by Congress, the Highway and Transit Trust Fund will expire at the end of May.

May 5, 2015 Press Release

PEORIA, Ill. -- 17th District Congresswoman Cheri Bustos was in Peoria today for her week long Women's Economic Security Tour.

 

Bustos says women have come a long way in the workplace and when women succeed, families and communities do as well.

 

 

May 1, 2015 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she will kick off a week-long women’s economic security tour with a roundtable discussion with women business owners. Bustos will spend the week touring Northwest and Central Illinois to discuss her new report on the state of women’s economic security in our region, state and country.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release
Bustos Signs “Discharge Petition” To Force Leadership To Hold Up Or Down Vote On Bill To Reauthorize Export-Import Bank
Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued her push for a long-term reauthorization of the job-creating Export-Import Bank.

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