AUDIO: Bustos Hosts Latino and Black Small Business Roundtables with Chairwoman Velazquez and Whip Jim Clyburn

Local chambers of commerce, small business owners and other stakeholders discuss available resources and overcoming challenges unique to each community WASHINGTON – This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hosted virtual small business assistance roundtables for Latino and Black small business owners from across the region to provide resources to those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

Bustos, Rose, Haaland Introduce Legislation to Guarantee Equal Response for National Guard COVID-19 Response Efforts

Cash-Strapped States Burdened with Costs Due to Administration’s Piecemeal Approach More Than 30 Lawmakers Signed Call for Administration to Stop Playing Political Games with COVID-19 National Guard Response Efforts WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Max Rose (NY-11) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) introduced new legislation to force the Trump Administration to cover the […]

Bustos Helps Pass Delivering for America Act to Save USPS

WATCH: “Birth certificates, college acceptance letters, the mortgage paid off – the Postal Service delivers the American dream. We cannot let it fail” Bustos continues to demand full service be restored to USPS operations WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the Delivering for America Act to help save the United States Postal Service […]

BUSTOS, DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, LOEBSACK CALL FOR IMMEDIATE FULL STAFF TESTING AFTER NEW COVID-19 CASES CONFIRMED AT USP THOMSON

MOLINE – U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA-02), and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) are calling for all staff to immediately be tested at United States Penitentiary (USP) Thomson after a significant number of staff and inmates tested positive for COVID-19. The letter also requests that the Bureau of Prisons […]