Bustos & LaHood Announce new hiring at Peoria Ag Lab

Bustos & LaHood Pushed the USDA to end the effective hiring freeze after preventing closure Peoria, IL – In April, Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Darin LaHood (R-IL) wrote a letter to the United States Department of Agriculture asking them to end a functional hiring freeze at the Peoria Ag Lab. Specifically, several research positions […]

All 56 State Attorneys General Call for passage of Bustos-led bill to root out workplace sexual harassment

In December, Bustos, Gillibrand, Graham and bipartisan leaders in Congress introduced legislation to allow survivors of workplace sexual harassment to take their cases to court rather than being bound by mandatory forced arbitration Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) highlighted a letter that was signed by all 56 Attorneys General from all 50 states, territories […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos statement on support for bipartisan budget deal

The budget deal passed this morning ends months of budget gridlock, provides funding for Community Health Centers, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the fight against the opioid epidemic; paves the way to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal, Peoria’s 182nd Airlift Wing and Rockford’s Aerospace hub. Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes to End the Shutdown

Bustos cites bipartisan Senate commitment to addressing long-term issues of military spending, disaster relief, health care and other issues before the next shutdown deadline Short-term spending package gives Congressional Leaders until February 8th to negotiate before new deadline Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to end the government shutdown. Bustos announced last week that her office would […]