Bustos Applauds Planned $30 Million investment to Improve Joint Manufacturing Technology Center’s Advanced Manufacturing Capabilities

Bustos recently visited Rock Island Arsenal with Senator Durbin and Under Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy to discuss the Arsenal’s future WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the Army’s plan to invest $30 million to support advanced manufacturing capabilities at the Rock Island Arsenal’s Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center. This news comes […]

Durbin, Bustos Announce New Guidance From Army To Improve Rock Island Arsenal Competitiveness

ROCK ISLAND – U.S Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) today announced new guidance from the Army that will help manufacturing at the Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) remain competitive with the private sector and maintain a reliable workload. The new guidance will ensure that RIA is given fair consideration for every Army […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans so-called “Balanced Budget Amendment”

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) voted against the Republicans’ so-called “Balanced Budget Amendment.” While the title of this sounds like a great idea, if the amendment had passed, it would have require massive cuts to Social Security and Medicare to offset the Republican’s recently passed tax law. Recently, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office […]

Reps. Bustos & Carter introduce legislation to increase access to opioid addiction treatment in rural America

Bipartisan bill improves access to treatment via telemedicine   Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA) introduced legislation to increase access to treatment for those suffering from opioid and other addictions. Currently, federal law prohibits a medical practitioner from dispensing controlled substances through the internet without first evaluating […]