2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results, Fight for Illinois’ Working Families and Give the Heartland a Voice as a Key Member of Democratic Leadership

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has continued her proven record of delivering real results for the hardworking families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. She has kept up her focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and farmers. She has also demonstrated effective leadership in the House Democratic Caucus in her third […]

Congresswoman Bustos votes to provide funding for emergency disaster response

Bipartisan Bustos/Davis bill to ensure small communities aren’t left behind by FEMA included in larger package WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for a disaster assistance supplemental package to provide funding to places like Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico that are still recovering from recent hurricanes. Included in this supplemental is the entirety of […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Glenn Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Farmers Of Tomorrow Act to Help Young Farmers Purchase Land

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Glenn Thompson (PA-5) introduced the Farmers of Tomorrow Act, which is designed to make it easier for young farmers and veterans to purchase new land to begin a farming career. “It is more important than ever that we encourage young people and veterans to pursue a […]

Senate & House Democrats Unveil ‘A Better Deal: Universal High-Speed Internet’ – Under New Economic Agenda, Dems Announce Plan To Connect All Americans To High Speed Internet Just As FDR Did With Electricity – Telehealth Expert Who Relies On Affordable Broadband To Bring Health Care To Rural Communities Joins Via Video Conference

Over 34 Million Americans, Including 23 Million Rural Americans, Do Not Have Internet Service Available To Them At Adequate Speed & Quality – Democrats Believe Every American Needs Reliable, Affordable Broadband To Succeed In Today’s Economy Democrats Are Offering ‘A Better Deal’ For Underserved Communities – New Plan to Connect Every American To High-Speed, Affordable […]