Photo Release: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Recognizes Naval Officer’s Achievement At Bipartisan Wreath Laying Ceremony

Photos From Today’s Event At The Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery Can Be Found HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) participated in a bipartisan wreath laying ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.  For over 15 years, the bipartisan […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Gives Floor Speech On Farm Bill & Importance Of Working Together

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a floor speech last night about the importance of bipartisanship and how the recent passage of a five-year Farm Bill out of the House Agriculture Committee was an example of what Congress can achieve by working together.  Bustos was one of more than a dozen House members […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On President Obama To Approve Federal Disaster Aid For Additional Illinois Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) called on President Obama to give his quick approval for federal disaster aid for additional Illinois counties, including six in Illinois’ 17th District.  Late last week, Governor Quinn requested federal disaster aid for additional Illinois counties impacted by the recent flooding.  The counties in Illinois’ 17th District […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Speaker Boehner To Allow Up-Or-Down Vote To Replace Sequester

Earlier This Week, Department Of Defense Announced Furloughs Of Employees Would Continue Due To Sequester Cuts Bustos Calls On Congress To Replace Sequester With Balanced Solution That Doesn’t Lead To Job Losses WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today called on Speaker John Boehner to allow an up-or-down vote to replace the sequester with […]