BUSTOS, BURCHETT URGE ACTION TO END EXCECUTIVE BONUSES DURING CORPORATE BANKRUPTCY

Bustos Introduced No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 After Hearing Concerns from Illinoisans WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Tim Burchett (TN-02) requested information from the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the $38 million worth of bonuses that Purdue Pharma is currently seeking to pay employees in bankruptcy. In a letter sent […]

BUSTOS STATEMENT ON EPA’S NEW ETHANOL PLAN

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the House Agriculture Committee – released the following statement as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to announce a new ethanol plan to make up for their own actions to undermine the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and our agricultural economy: “I welcome […]

BUSTOS, KATKO INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN SENATOR PAUL SIMON STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM ACT

WASHINGTON – Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and John Katko (NY-24) recently reintroduced the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act. This bill would establish a competitive grant program, run by the Department of Education, for colleges and universities to expand study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students. It is named after the late Illinois Senator, Paul Simon, […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – announced that Highland Community College will receive $30,000 in federal funding. These federal dollars were awarded through the Department of Education’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS), which helps provide campus-based child care services to parents […]