Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Vote to Fund the Government for a Week

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to prevent a midnight government shutdown by passing a measure that will keep the federal government open for a week. “While I’m glad a government shutdown was prevented for at least the next week, governing from crisis to crisis isn’t how Washington should work. For the last […]

Bustos Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “Like all Americans, I was horrified and outraged by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of poisonous gas against his own people, including innocent women and children. This is just the latest war crime committed by Assad over the course of […]

Bustos Introduces Ron Moore, President of American Soybean Association, at Agriculture Hearing

Ron Moore is the past President of the Illinois Soybean Association and is a farmer from Roseville, Illinois WASHINGTON – Today, at a House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced Ron Moore, the President of the American Soybean Association. Moore hails from Roseville, in Illinois’ 17th Congressional […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Pell Grants for Students

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (IA-2)  introduced the Flexible Pell Grant for 21st Century Students Act, a bipartisan bill that will allow students to use their Pell Grant awards year-round. Joining Reps. Bustos and Loebsack to introduce this bipartisan legislation are Republican Representatives Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26). […]

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