Bustos Statement on United Nations Human Rights Council’s Report

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement on the United Nations Human Rights Council’s report: “The report released this week by the United Nations Human Rights Council on the activities of businesses operating in Israel and in territory recognized as over the Green Line does not advance the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian […]

Bustos Statement on First-Ever Rural Health Liaison Designation

Rural Health Liaison Position Created by Bustos as part of 2018 Bipartisan Legislation Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that the Rural Health Liaison, a position created by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) in the 2018 Farm Bill, will be filled by Betty Ann Bryce. In response, Congresswoman Bustos released the following […]

Bustos Votes to Remove Arbitrary Deadline for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

Washington – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after she helped pass a bipartisan resolution to remove the arbitrary deadline Congress previously set for the States to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA): “I was proud to vote in favor of women’s equality – plain and simple. Right now, women are forced to […]

Bustos Statement on Theft of Defense Funds

Bustos Sits on House Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, released the following statement on the Administration’s recent decision, which has drawn bipartisan criticism, to steal Department of Defense funds […]