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

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) 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 Congresswoman Bustos to introduce this bipartisan legislation are Republican Representatives Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26). Congresswoman Bustos has long been pushing […]

Bustos Statement on Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill to Strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted in favor and lauded the House passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill, which contains important funding to keep the Rock Island Arsenal operating and help it succeed. “Working across the aisle to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal is one of my top priorities […]

Bustos Statement on the Passing of Former House Leader Bob Michel

PEORIA – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement upon the passing of former U.S. House Minority Leader Bob Michel: “Whether it was his courageous service in World War II, his work to strengthen Illinois or his bipartisan approach to leadership in Congress, Bob Michel was one of Peoria’s best. Bob Michel proved […]

Bustos, Jones Introduce Bipartisan “Buy America” Legislation to Create Jobs, Improve Infrastructure

Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure that Iron and Steel Used for Water Infrastructure Projects is Made in America WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03) introduced the bipartisan Buy America for Drinking Water Extension Act. As a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congresswoman Bustos has consistently advocated […]

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