Bustos statement on vote against “Minibus” funding bill

“If signed into law, the spending bill Washington Republicans passed today would trigger indiscriminate cuts, slashing military spending by billions of dollars – damaging our national security, hurting our local economy and undermining our troops in the field. I am hopeful that when this bill comes back to the House in its final form, we […]

VIDEO: Bustos Calls for a Better Deal for Hardworking Illinoisans

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, spoke on the House Floor about the new economic agenda for hardworking Americans, “A Better Deal.” Yesterday, she joined House and Senate Democrats in rural Virginia to present this plan to the American public. You can watch the video by […]

VIDEO: Bustos, House and Senate Democrats Unveil “A Better Deal” for Hardworking Americans

“The truth is, across America, there are millions of hardworking men and women who have been left behind. They don’t want a handout, and they don’t want our sympathy. They simply want the government and corporations to stop working against them.” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications […]

Hear from the Heartland: Congresswoman Bustos hears from Amber Faivre about how Washington Republicans are risking her health and financial wellbeing

“If I lose my insurance, and this isn’t fixed, I’m just terrified to see what possibly could happen.”  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released her fifth “Hear from the Heartland” video to share how Trumpcare could hurt people in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. In the […]