2016 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Delivers Real Results, Fights for Illinois’ Working Families and Emerges as Key Leader Among House Democrats

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has delivered real results for the families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, while continuing to focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and government waste. She has also emerged as a key leader in the House Democratic Caucus as she transitions into her third term. Below […]

Bustos, Lipinski and Jones Introduce Bipartisan “Buy America” Legislation

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-03) and Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03) introduced the Buy America for Drinking Water Extension Act. This bipartisan legislation would create jobs and grow the economy by ensuring that all iron and steel products used for projects in the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Elected to Democratic House Leadership

Bustos Will Serve as Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee where she will work to Deliver Democrats’ Working Families First Agenda to America’s Heartland WASHINGTON – Late last night, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was elected by her colleagues in the House Democratic Caucus to join the ranks of leadership. Congresswoman Bustos will serve […]

House passes defense bill with Arsenal provisions

This article originally appeared in the Quad-City Times. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a large defense policy bill Friday that includes some provisions for the Rock Island Arsenal. House approval came on a 375-34 vote. The National Defense Authorization Act of 2017 authorizes $618 billion in programs. The Senate is expected to vote on […]