VIDEO: Bustos Helps Pass Bill to Protect American Elections from Foreign Interference

WATCH: Bustos Speaks on House Floor Urging Passage of SAFE Act WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act of 2019. This legislation would protect our national security and defend our elections from foreign intervention. In 2016, Russia – a foreign adversary – breached the Illinois State […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes Illinois FFA to U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, at the U.S. Capitol, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted high school students participating in the Illinois FFA’s Heritage and Cooperative Tour, where they discussed her role as a member of the House Agriculture Committee and the importance of Illinois’ farm economy. “I’m glad I had the opportunity to meet with the next […]


WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14), today met with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Acting Administrator Peter T. Gaynor to push his agency to do everything in its power to help Illinois recover from and prepare for disasters. The […]

Bustos Helps Pass Funding Bill to Clean Up Corruption & Strengthen Government Oversight

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Bill Passes Full House WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass a Financial Services and General Government funding bill out of the House of Representatives. In this bill, Congresswoman Bustos secured provisions to crack down […]