Bustos & Wenstrup Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support the Widows and Widowers of our Fallen Heroes

Common sense legislation would allow surviving military spouses to break their leases without penalty in the aftermath of losing their spouse in service to our nation Washington- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH-2) introduced bipartisan legislation to support widows and widowers of our fallen heroes as they adjust following the death […]

VIDEO: Congresswoman Bustos Highlights how the GOP Farm Bill Does Nothing to Address the damage of the Trump Trade War on Farmers

WASHINGTON– Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) took to the House Floor in support of modifying the Farm Bill to protect farmers who are being hurt by the Trump Administration’s reckless and impulsive trade war. At a time when our farmers are facing a downturn in the agricultural economy and tightening market conditions, this partisan Farm Bill fails […]

Bustos & Loebsack’s Amendment to Establish a Center of Excellence for Advanced and Additive Manufacturing included in National Defense Authorization Bill

Bustos and Loebsack’s behind the scenes work to help bring new investment and innovation to the Rock Island Arsenal moves ahead WASHINGTON – Late last night, the House Armed Services Committee completed its markup of the 2019 National Defense Authorization. During this process, an amendment led by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Dave Loebsack was […]

Bustos Introduces Legislation to Honor Captain Joshua E. Steele by renaming the Post Office in Alpha, Illinois, in his memory

WASHINGTON – Today, during the first week of Military Appreciation Month when Congress is in session, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos introduced legislation to rename the U.S. Post Office at 108 D Street in Alpha, Illinois, as the “Captain Joshua E. Steele Post Office.” Captain Steele was an American hero who was killed in action in Afghanistan […]