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 […]

VIDEO: Congresswoman Bustos Testifies on Her Legislation to Support the Spouses of our Fallen Heroes

Washington- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) testified on her bipartisan Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act at the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. Bustos introduced bipartisan legislation earlier this week with Brad Wenstrup (R-OH)  that would allow surviving military spouses to break their leases without penalty in the aftermath of losing their spouse […]