Bustos Nominates 11 Illinois Students for United States Service Academies

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has nominated 11 Illinois students for admission to United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2017. Each year, Congresswoman Bustos has the honor of nominating qualified young people from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District for attendance at four service academies: […]

Bustos Hires Astoria Native Trevor Reuschel as Her New Legislative Director

As Congress Prepares to take on a new Farm Bill, Bustos brings aboard Legislative Staffer with deep experience in Agricultural Policy ASTORIA, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has hired Trevor Reuschel as her new Legislative Director. Reuschel has spent the last two years working in the United States Department of Agriculture, […]

Bustos Leads Illinois Democratic House Delegation in Letter Calling on Gov. Rauner to Stop Playing Games and Fully Fund Domestic Violence Programs

Entire Illinois Democratic House Delegation Signs onto the Bustos Letter WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) led the entire Illinois Democratic Delegation to demand that Gov. Bruce Rauner fully fund domestic violence programs across the state. Gov. Rauner’s refusal to compromise and pass a budget has left the State of Illinois without a budget […]

Bustos Statement on the Passing of Former House Leader Bob Michel

PEORIA – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement upon the passing of former U.S. House Minority Leader Bob Michel: “Whether it was his courageous service in World War II, his work to strengthen Illinois or his bipartisan approach to leadership in Congress, Bob Michel was one of Peoria’s best. Bob Michel proved […]