Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Fix Broken Credit Reporting

Bill Will Protect Consumers, Increase Transparency in Credit Scoring Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the consumer-focused Comprehensive Credit Rating Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation and Transparency (CREDIT) Act of 2020. The Comprehensive CREDIT Act would improve the credit industry by enhancing the rights of consumers, increasing transparency of the credit scoring process and […]

Bustos Statement After USMCA Signed Into Law

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement in response to the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) being signed into law: “After a challenging year and months of tough negotiation, I am glad to see the United States Mexico Canada Trade Agreement signed into law today,” said Congresswoman Bustos.  “With this […]

Bustos Announces Nearly $3 Million in Federal Funding for Project NOW’s Head Start Programs

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced a $2,868,335 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Project NOW, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness for young children from underserved families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social and emotional development from birth to age five. “Head Start programs […]

Bustos and Burchett Statements on Ruling in Favor of Purdue Pharma $1.3 M Bonus for CEO

Washington – Today, Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Tim Burchett (TN-02) released the following statement in response to the recent judicial ruling in favor of Purdue Pharma paying a $1.3 million bonus to their CEO, despite ongoing bankruptcy proceedings. “While Purdue’s workers worry about their next paycheck, lawyers argue that the CEO ‘bent over backwards’ […]