Bustos Announces New Job at Rockford Export Assistance Center to Support Local Businesses, Encourages Residents to Apply

Bustos Uses Role on Appropriations Committee to Support Local Businesses and Ensure Vacant Rockford Export Assistance Center Position is Filled WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) encouraged Illinois residents to apply for a new Trade Specialist position open at Rockford’s Export Assistance Center, a position that has sat vacant for years and that she […]

Bustos, Cole, McGovern, Mullin Introduce Key Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Overall Health Outcomes

Bustos Bill Earns More Than 80 Endorsements Biden Administration Calls for Increase in Funding for Program Modeled After Bustos Bill WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) re-introduced the bipartisan Social Determinants Accelerator Act. Joining her to introduce the bill are Representatives Jim McGovern (MA-02), Tom Cole (OK-04) and Markwayne Mullin (OK-02). The bill would […]

Bustos Celebrates 100 Days of the 117th Congress

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) celebrated the first 100 days of the 117th Congress, noting the unprecedented year that came before, and the historic accomplishments that followed the first day of this legislative session. “Our nation and world have witnessed unprecedented times over the past year. From a global pandemic to national unrest […]

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, RUSH URGE USDA TO FINALIZE CONSERVATION PROGRAM AGREEMENT FOR ILLINOIS

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, and U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, along with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Bobby Rush (D-IL-01) urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to finalize the long-awaited […]