Bustos Introduces Boosting America’s Exports Act

Bill would help small- and medium-sized businesses increase global exports WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Boosting America’s Exports (BAE) Act, which will strengthen the economy and create good-paying American jobs by helping small- and medium-sized businesses increase their exports. Congressman John Rutherford (FL-4) is co-sponsoring the bill. “Small businesses are the backbone of […]

ICYMI: BUSTOS URGES SUPPORT FOR RURAL GREEN PARTNERSHIP

WATCH: BUSTOS URGES SUPPORT FOR RURAL GREEN PARTNERSHIP Washington – In case you missed it: this week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) spoke on the House Floor to urge Congress to support the Rural Green Partnership. You can see more on the Rural Green Partnership HERE, watch Congresswoman Bustos’ speech HERE and read her prepared remarks […]

Bustos Helps Pass Bill to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

 WATCH: BUSTOS SPEAKS ON HOUSE FLOOR URGING PASSAGE OF THE LOWER DRUG COSTS NOW ACT Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her efforts to deliver affordable and accessible health care for hardworking Illinoisans when she helped pass the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which would rein in skyrocketing prices of prescription drugs and […]

Bustos Helps Pass National Defense Authorization Act With Local Wins

Bustos’ Bill to Provide Relief to Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Included in Final Package Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, helped pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included her key provisions to support Gold Star families and spouses […]