VIDEO: Bustos Fights for Students; Questions DeVos on Youth Vaping Scourge, Teacher Shortages

  BUSTOS: “This is a public health epidemic that is impacting our students, our children.” WASHINGTON – Today, in a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) pushed Secretary Betsy DeVos to ensure that the Department of Education is taking action on the teen vaping scourge and teacher shortages facing communities across the nation. […]

VIDEO: Bustos Questions HHS Secretary on Coronavirus Preparations in Rural America

Secretary of Health and Human Services Azar thanks Bustos for her leadership CLICK HERE for a video of Congresswoman Bustos questioning Secretary Azar Washington – Today, in a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to review the President’s FY2021 Budget Request for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) questioned Secretary of […]


Bustos Events Focus on Health Care, Veterans, Education, Local Economy Washington – Last week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited all 14 counties across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, traveled over 900 miles, held 18 events and meetings, and announced more than $25 million in federal funds for the region. “I always say we’re given two ears […]

Bustos Accepting Appropriations Requests for Next Fiscal Year

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her office is now accepting funding requests for Fiscal Year 2021. Every year, Congress is responsible for allocating funding for offices, programs and grants administered by the federal government. As a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, Congresswoman Bustos has the opportunity to advocate on […]