Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Fights To Cut Down On Growing Va Claims Backlog

Bustos Introduces Bill That Would Help Expedite VA Claims, Which Now Take An Average Of 279 Days To Complete    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), along with Congressman Mike Michaud (ME-02), the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced a bill that would help cut down on the growing […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds President’s Approval Of Federal Disaster Aid For Additional Illinois Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded President Obama’s approval of federal disaster aid for additional Illinois counties, including five in Illinois’ 17th District.  The counties in Illinois’ 17th District approved today for federal disaster aid are Henderson, Knox, Peoria, Rock Island and Tazewell.  Fulton County was approved for federal disaster aid two […]

Photo Release: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Recognizes Naval Officer’s Achievement At Bipartisan Wreath Laying Ceremony

Photos From Today’s Event At The Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery Can Be Found HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) participated in a bipartisan wreath laying ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery.  For over 15 years, the bipartisan […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Gives Floor Speech On Farm Bill & Importance Of Working Together

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a floor speech last night about the importance of bipartisanship and how the recent passage of a five-year Farm Bill out of the House Agriculture Committee was an example of what Congress can achieve by working together.  Bustos was one of more than a dozen House members […]