Bustos Statement on Donald Trump’s life-threatening refugee ban

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos responded to President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees from seven countries. This executive order very clearly undermines the safety of refugees fleeing the very terrorists we are at war with, and jeopardizes the security of American troops across the globe. As was detailed in a New York Times story this morning, at […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on President Trump’s First Week in Office

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s first week in office: “For the past seven days, we’ve watched Donald Trump’s decision-making process being driven by his profound insecurity rather than what’s best for hard-working Americans. As a former investigative […]

Bustos Announces 2017 Valentines for Veterans

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) encouraged constituents across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to participate in the “Valentines for Veterans” program by dropping off or mailing a Valentine’s Day card for a veteran to her Rock Island, Rockford or Peoria offices. The deadline for submitting cards is Thursday, February 9th, and Congresswoman Bustos […]

Bustos Statement on Gov. Rauner’s State of the State Address

“Gov. Rauner’s first two years have been an epic failure that has pushed our state to an unprecedented crisis point. Under his downturn agenda, our state’s most vulnerable citizens are unable to count on services they should be able to take for granted, including domestic violence shelters, home health assistance or child-care assistance for low-income […]