Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces 2014 Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) invited high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” “I highly encourage Illinois high school students to participate in this year’s art competition,” Congresswoman Bustos said.  “There are so many talented young […]

Bustos Continues Fight To Protect Illinois Families From Rising Flood Insurance Prices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her fight to protect Illinois middle class families from natural disasters by voting to slow, and in some cases roll back, increases in premiums for federal flood insurance. “Illinois middle class families who work hard every day to put food on the table and gas in […]

Bustos Announces Summer Internships Available In Illinois & Washington, D.C. Offices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting summer internship applications for her offices in Rock Island, Peoria, Rockford and Washington, D.C. “Internships are an invaluable opportunity for young people across our state to learn more about the legislative process and constituent services,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.  “I encourage all […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls For Increase In Minimum Wage On House Floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives calling for an increase in the minimum wage to help put more money into the pockets of Illinois working families and to help level the playing field for Illinois small businesses. In Illinois alone, over […]