Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces $55,000 In Funding For Economic Development In Northwest Illinois

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $55,465 Economic Development District Planning grant for Blackhawk Hills Resource Conservation and Development.  The grant is awarded through the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). “I’m pleased to announce this important investment to spur the economy here in northwest Illinois,” said Congresswoman Cheri […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Pledges To Continue To Protect & Preserve Medicare For Middle Class On 48th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement saluting the Medicare program, which was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson 48 years ago today: “For the past forty-eight years, Medicare has provided millions of middle class seniors with quality and dependable health care in their golden years.  Along with Social […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Continues Fight To Ensure All American Flags Are Made In America

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her push for American jobs by fighting to ensure that all American flags are actually made in America by offering an amendment, that passed with unanimous bipartisan support, to the FY 2014 Defense Appropriations Act (H.R. 2397).  Bustos’ amendment would ensure that all American flags purchased […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Introduces New Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort To Cut Government Waste

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced a new bipartisan piece of legislation to cut duplicative services and root out waste in government while protecting the priorities of middle class Illinoisans.  Bustos’ Government Transformation Act, was incorporated into today’s No Labels’ “Make Government Work” legislative rollout, and the Senate companion version of the […]