Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes to End the Shutdown

Bustos cites bipartisan Senate commitment to addressing long-term issues of military spending, disaster relief, health care and other issues before the next shutdown deadline Short-term spending package gives Congressional Leaders until February 8th to negotiate before new deadline Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to end the government shutdown. Bustos announced last week that her office would […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos outlines the Federal Government Shutdown for Constituents of the 17th District

Bustos’ Illinois offices will extend hours to serve constituents  Bustos calls for all members of Congress to work every day to develop a bipartisan, long-term budget solution Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) outlined how the federal government shutdown would and would not impact families across the 17th Congressional District. When a federal shutdown occurs, […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces she will vote against the fourth short-term budget extension

After voting three times in the last year to give Speaker Ryan more time to work on a long-term budget, Bustos says enough is enough Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she will vote against Speaker Ryan’s fourth short-term budget extension in a year. Bustos, who previously supported short-term extensions, decided that it’s […]

Bustos Announces 2018 Valentines for Veterans

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) encouraged constituents across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to participate in the “Valentines for Veterans” program by dropping off or mailing a Valentine’s Day card for a veteran to her Rock Island, Rockford or Peoria offices. The deadline for submitting cards is Friday, February 9th, and Congresswoman Bustos will […]