Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans’ revived effort to raise health care costs and limit coverage

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) denounced Washington Republicans’ effort to revive Trumpcare with their Graham-Cassidy bill. “I’m deeply alarmed that Washington Republicans are once again attempting to move forward with a plan that would lead to double digit premium rate increases, discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions and kick millions of Americans off […]

Bustos, Durbin & Duckworth Announce nearly $3.3 million in federal funding for Quad City International Airport

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos and Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth today announced $3,294,751 in federal funding for the Quad City International Airport from the U.S. Department of Transportation. $2,974,751 of the funding will pay for the rehabilitation of the lighting systems for Runway 9/27 and Taxiway H that have both reached the […]

Bustos Statement on HR 3579

“Our brave men and women in uniform already have the ability to deport non-citizen gang members. In the last decade, they have successfully arrested 57,000 criminal gang leaders, members and known associates. As the wife of a Sheriff who has spent more than 30 years in uniform, I trust our law enforcement officials to continue […]

Bustos Statement on Potential Rollback of Protections for Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement after U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a decision to begin new rulemaking on protections for survivors of campus sexual assault: “Today’s announcement by Secretary DeVos sends a disturbing message to survivors of rape and campus sexual assault. Rather than strengthening our existing […]