Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Reacts to President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) offered the following statement after President Obama’s final State of the Union Address:   “America has always been a nation forged on the dream of building a better, more inclusive society, where all of our families can have a fair shot at success,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “We've made great […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes for Bipartisan Bill to Fund Federal Government and Invest in Illinois

Washington, D.C.  – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos joined a bipartisan majority in voting for the federal Omnibus funding bill. This legislation, which funds the Federal Government through September 2016, makes significant investments in workforce training, Head Start, community health centers, infrastructure, national security, veterans and Justice Department programs to combat the scourge of heroin addiction. […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes to Preserve Tax Cuts to Grow our Local Economy and Strengthen Working Families

Washington, D.C.  – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted to help pass H.R. 2029, a comprehensive tax extenders package that will preserve tax cuts for working families while providing economic incentives that will help local manufacturers like Caterpillar and John Deere grow. The bill, which passed by a bipartisan vote of 318 to 109 has received […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes for Bipartisan Effort to Strengthen National Security by Reforming Visa Program

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted in favor of H.R. 158, the Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015. This bipartisan bill is designed to strengthen national security by implementing reforms that would reduce the threat of terrorists exploiting our visa program. The bill passed by a vote of […]