Bustos Helps Lead New Effort To Protect Children From Dangerous & Addictive E-Cigarettes

New Bill Would Ban Marketing Of E-Cigarettes To Children & Teens WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) joined with Representatives Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Raul Ruiz (D-CA), and Tim Bishop (D-NY) to introduce the Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act to prohibit the advertising of dangerous and […]

Photo Release: Bustos Welcomes Annawan High School Students To U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) welcomed students from Annawan High School in Annawan in Henry County to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.  The high school students’ trip to Washington, D.C., was organized through the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization that offers high school students an in-depth view of […]

Bustos Releases New Report On State Of Women’s Economic Security In Region

New Report Shows That When Women Succeed Economically, Families & Communities Do As Well Today, at a listening roundtable with local women in Rock Island, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) unveiled a new report on the state of women’s economic health in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District.  The report shows that while women have made great strides […]

Video: Bustos Gives Floor Speech On Announcement That Thomson Prison One Step Closer To Opening

Watch Bustos’ Speech On The Floor Of The U.S. House of Representatives HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on the announcement yesterday that the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons has committed funding for the activation of Thomson prison.  With […]