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, […]

Congresswoman Bustos Applauds the House Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

The bill includes amendments to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal through creation of a new center of excellence for advanced manufacturing and address STEM jobs gap WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. This bill authorizes $639.1 billion in discretionary base budget authority for […]