Bustos Secures More Than $9.3 Million for Local Projects in Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of Committee a comprehensive transportation, housing and urban development funding bill that will bring significant federal resources to projects in Northwest and Central Illinois. “Listening to folks in all of our communities and delivering results to improve lives is […]

Bustos Secures Rural Priorities in Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Package

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of Committee a comprehensive labor, health and human services and education funding bill that would bring significant federal investments to promote rural health and wellbeing.  “From the doctor’s office to the classroom, families in rural communities face significant barriers,” said Congresswoman […]

Bustos Statement on Supreme Court’s EPA Decision

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate carbon emissions:  “Today, the Supreme Court ruled to harm Midwest communities. This decision is bad for the environment, bad for farming and bad for our communities’ health. “By severely limiting the ability […]

Bustos on ABC News Live: “We have got to mobilize”

WASHINGTON — This week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined Linsey Davis on ABC News Live to discuss the January 6th hearings, the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the national issues facing the nation. WATCH: Bustos on ABC News Live: “We have got to mobilize”  On reproductive rights: “If you’re a woman who values making her own medical decisions, […]