Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Lavish Spending by Cabinet Officials, Increase Transparency for Taxpayers

Bustos Introduces First Bill of 116th Congress, Continues Her Fight for Good Government with Reining In Irresponsible Decorating Expenses Act WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation to crack down on lavish spending by Cabinet officials and to increase transparency for taxpayers on renovation and redecorating expenses at federal agencies. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as […]

Bustos Announces Nearly $3 Million in Federal Funding for Project NOW’s Head Start Programs

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced a $2,942,007 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Project NOW, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness for young children from underserved families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social and emotional development from birth to age five. “Project NOW’s Head […]

Bustos Delivers Key Defense Appropriations Priorities to Acting Secretary, Top Officials at Pentagon

WASHINGTON – Today at the Pentagon, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hand-delivered her top defense appropriations priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense – which oversees the Pentagon and nearly all defense spending. Also at the meeting were […]

VIDEO: Bustos Reminds Illinoisans to Submit “Valentines for Veterans” by Friday

VIDEO: Bustos, Students Urge Participation in “Valentines for Veterans” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded Illinoisans that the deadline to submit a handmade Valentine’s Day card as part of her sixth annual “Valentines for Veterans” program is this Friday, February 8. “With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I want to remind everyone to join me […]