Bustos Votes to Ensure Infrastructure Safety and Protect Illinois Homebuyers and Renters by re-opening Key Agencies

WASHINGTON– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass legislation to fund the Department of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and related agencies for fiscal year 2019, ensuring the 220,000 families living in HUD supported housing do not face eviction. “Every day this shutdown continues, the safety and well-being of Illinois families is put […]

Bustos Helps Introduce H.R. 1, the For the People Act to Clean Up Corruption in Washington

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped introduce H.R. 1 – the For the People Act of 2019. This legislation would take numerous steps to clean up corruption in Washington and make Congress more accountable to the people – strengthening ethics laws, reforming big money in our elections and making it easier for citizens to vote. “In every […]

Democrats are offering real change for the people

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos published an op-ed in The Hill detailing how Democrats would lead in the majority by fighting for the people. You can read the full piece by clicking here or reading below. Democrats are offering real change for the people By Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), Opinion Contributor With the midterm election less than […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Amendment Included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2018

The Navigation Workers Protection Act would ensure that the operation, maintenance and repair of locks and dams continue to be performed by federal employees. You can watch Congresswoman Bustos’ full testimony here WASHINGTON – Yesterday, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee completed its markup of the Water Resources Development Act of 2018. During the markup, […]