Bustos Sworn in for Fourth House Term

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was sworn in for her fourth term in the House of Representatives. In the 116th Congress, she will continue to be a strong voice for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District – fighting to bring down the cost of health care, invest in our aging infrastructure and make government work for […]

2018 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results, Fight for Illinois’ Working Families and Give America’s Heartland a Voice at the Leadership Table

As hardworking families across the state face real challenges, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has continued her proven track record of delivering results for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. From growing our local economy to combating the skyrocketing costs of health care, Congresswoman Bustos has maintained a relentless focus on the issues that matter the most to Illinois families. She […]

Bustos Statement on Washington Republican Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after the president and Washington Republicans shut the federal government down: “Let’s be clear – this government shutdown, driven by House Republicans and the president, was completely avoidable. Washington’s constant culture of failure and ineffectiveness was on full display this week – and families across […]

Bustos Legislation to Support Gold Star Spouses Passes U.S. Senate, Heads to President’s Desk

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (IL-17) Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act to support widows and widowers of fallen soldiers, sending the bill to the President’s desk. The bill extends residential leasing protections to surviving spouses of servicemembers killed in the line of duty. The language of this legislation was included […]