Bustos Pushes to Address Teacher Shortages, Social Determinants of Health During Appropriations Hearing

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17),a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, highlighted the need to address teacher shortages and social determinants of health in a hearing on social and emotional learning in K-12 education.  WATCH: Bustos Pushes to Address Teacher Shortages, Social Determinants of Health During Appropriations Hearing  “Empty teacher positions impact our schools, […]

Bustos Announces 2022 Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON — 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. Congresswoman Bustos will be accepting submissions through the deadline – which is Thursday, April 21st. Students are limited to one entry each. “Every year, talented students from across our district submit […]

Bustos Pushes for Year-Round E-15 in Ag Committee Hearing

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17),Chair of the General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee of the House Agriculture Committee, joined a committee hearing reviewing renewable energy opportunities in rural America. During the hearing, Bustos joined colleagues from the Midwest in promoting year-round E-15 to help reduce pain at the gas pump resulting from rising […]

Bustos, Colleagues Introduce Resolution to Recognize the Month of the Military Child

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) to introduce bipartisan, bicameral resolutions to celebrate April as the Month of the Military Child. “To every child who has said goodbye to a parent during their service to our country or started at a new school due to a military move […]