Bustos Announces Winner and Runners-Up of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition

(Winning artwork by Cassie Caldwell from Rockford’s Jefferson High School) MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the winner and runners-up of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. On Saturday in East Peoria, Congresswoman Bustos held her second annual Art Competition Showcase, which allowed students to display their artwork in […]

DURBIN, BUSTOS ANNOUNCE ILLINOIS DEFENSE PRIORITIES INCLUDED IN OMNIBUS APPROPRIATIONS BILL

CHICAGO – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Ranking Member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee, and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) today announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 includes numerous defense priorities for the State of Illinois. “One reason I support this bill is because it includes a strong defense appropriation, which provides critical […]

VIDEO: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes Against Devastating Trumpcare bill

Bustos spoke on the floor of the House moments before the Trumpcare vote  WASHINGTON– Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted against the Washington Republicans’ Trumpcare bill which has been projected to kill nearly 2 million jobs, strip coverage from 24 million individuals, impose an age tax on older Americans and place nearly 700 rural hospitals at […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos votes for compromise bill to prevent a government shutdown

Bustos fought to include year round Pell grants, drinking water infrastructure investments, a requirement for the Department of Defense to only purchase flags made in America and continued support for the Rock Island Arsenal WASHINGTON– Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for the FY ’17 Omnibus bill to fund the federal government through September 2017. Once […]