Bustos, Durbin, Duckworth, Pritzker & Mayor Ali Tour 182d Airlift Wing, Secure Commitment from Air Force Chief of Staff to Safeguard Wing’s Mission and C-130 Aircraft

PEORIA – U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17), U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), Illinois Governor JB Pritzker and Peoria Mayor Rita Ali visited the Illinois Air National Guard’s 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria today to meet with officials and discuss their efforts to support the unit’s C-130 aircraft. While there, the group […]

Bustos Response to President’s Budget

Administration Fails to Live Up to Promises to Protect Medicaid or Invest in Infrastructure $25 Billion Slashed from Federal Crop Insurance Program that Protects Farmers From Severe Weather and Price Drops Rural America sees Funding for Broadband, Health Clinics, Economic Development Gutted WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, […]

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results for Illinois Families

Washington – Throughout 2019, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued to fight for Illinoisans, securing a number of significant victories. From helping Gold Star families and injured veterans, to increasing rural access to healthcare, to working to lower prescription drug costs, Congresswoman Bustos worked across the aisle to deliver commonsense solutions for Illinois families.  Highlights of this year’s […]

House Again Passes Disaster Aid After GOP Obstruction

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed a $19.1 billion appropriations bill to help families recover from natural disasters – including the flooding that has devastated much of the Midwest. “With the passage of today’s disaster relief bill, families across the country can finally breathe a sigh of relief as it heads to the president’s desk,” […]