PHOTOS: Bustos Helps Pass Historic Package to Protect Against Gender Discrimination, Violence

This Women’s History Month, Bustos re-authorizes VAWA and votes to eliminate arbitrary time limit on historic ERA WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a package of historic bills to protect against gender discrimination, in equality, and violence, and honor Women’s History Month. PHOTOS: Congresswoman Bustos joins women in the House in honor of […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Winter Photo Contest

Calling all photographers! Congresswoman Cheri Bustos wants to see your best photo of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District! Submit your entry by completing this form by March 5th. Winners will be selected through an online vote and featured on Congresswoman Bustos’ website and social media!

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, ILLINOIS DELEGATION MEMBERS URGE FEMA TO EXPEDITE PUBLIC ASSISTANCE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR COVID-19 EXPENSES

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today led Democratic members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation in sending a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expressing concerns over the agency’s processing of the State’s requests for Public Assistance as it relates to COVID-19 expenses. […]

Bustos, Finkenauer, LaHood, Loebsack Request for Corn Belt Port Designation in Illinois Answered by Army Corps of Engineers

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced recently that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the creation of the three Port Statistical Areas (PSAs) in the Heart of the Corn Belt, which includes key ports in Illinois and Iowa.  The Corps will designate the Mississippi River Ports of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois (MRPEIWI), the Mid-America Port […]