Congresswoman Bustos Delivers the Weekly Democratic Address

In Speech to the Nation, Bustos Highlights How Washington Republicans “Pay More For Less” Healthcare Bill Would Hurt Older Americans and Working Families Across the Heartland WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address. As the only Midwesterner in elected Democratic Leadership, Congresswoman […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Pell Grants for Students

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (IA-2)  introduced the Flexible Pell Grant for 21st Century Students Act, a bipartisan bill that will allow students to use their Pell Grant awards year-round. Joining Reps. Bustos and Loebsack to introduce this bipartisan legislation are Republican Representatives Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26). […]

Bustos Statement on Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill to Strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted in favor and lauded the House passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill, which contains important funding to keep the Rock Island Arsenal operating and help it succeed. “Working across the aisle to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal is one of my top priorities […]

Bustos Statement on Trumpcare and Washington Republicans’ Attempt to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

Bustos Urges Bipartisan Cooperation to Improve Health Care for All Americans WASHINGTON – Today, after reviewing the proposed American Health Care Act – also known as Trumpcare – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced her strong opposition to the legislation: “I spent a decade of my career working in health care – before, during and after […]