BUSTOS HELPS PASS LEGISLATION TO KEEP GOVERNMENT OPEN AND FUND CRITICAL PRIORITIES

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – released the following statement after she helped pass legislation keep the government open and address critical priorities: “With the threat of a government shutdown looming, I was pleased to help pass legislation to ensure the government is funded. […]

BUSTOS PRESSES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ON ACCOUNTABILITY AND PROTECTION FAILURES

Office of Inspector General Report Details Inability to Properly Implement the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – pushed representatives from the VA on an inability to properly implement […]

ICYMI: BUSTOS INTRODUCES SIX NEW PIECES OF LEGISLATION TO GROW OUR WORKFORCE, SPUR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND PROTECT FIRST RESPONDERS

Bustos’ Bill to Provide Relief to Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Clears Committee WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced six new pieces of legislation during the month of October to fight for hardworking Illinoisans, grow our workforce, spur economic growth, protect first responders and implement key […]

BUSTOS ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee – announced that Highland Community College will receive $30,000 in federal funding. These federal dollars were awarded through the Department of Education’s Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS), which helps provide campus-based child care services to parents […]