Congresswoman Bustos Accepting Final Submissions for 2018 Congressional Art Competition

Deadline is Thursday, April 12th, 2018 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminds high school students across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition by Thursday, April 12, 2018. There is a limit of one entry per student. “Every year, I’m blown away to see such incredible artwork […]

Bustos Op-Ed: Heartland Farmers a Casualty in Trump’s Trade War

Two years ago, Candidate Trump stood at a podium in Midwestern America and promised to “end this war on the American Farmer.” This week, President Trump broke that promise by impulsively igniting a reckless trade war. Hardworking farmers in Illinois—and across our neighboring heartland states—will be its first casualties. Trump’s tariff tweets baited China into […]

ICYMI: Congresswoman Bustos continues urging the business community to “lean in” and support bipartisan efforts to end workplace sexual harassment

Washington – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was featured in Huffington Post’s article, “Facebook Defends Its Use of Secret Courts to Handle Sexual Harassment Cases.” Congresswoman Bustos calls on the business community, including Facebook, to lean in and support bipartisan efforts to end workplace sexual harassment. The article is available online in Huffington Post by clicking here. […]

Open Letter: Speaker Ryan, you have the power to help end sexual harassment in the workplace

On February 27th, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos penned the following open letter to Speaker Paul Ryan calling for a vote on the bipartisan Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act of 2017. The letter is also available at The Hill by clicking here.   Speaker Ryan, you have the power to help end sexual harassment in the workplace […]