Bustos Applauds Step Forward In Ending Epidemic Of Veteran Suicide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the Senate’s passage of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act, an effort to end the epidemic of Veteran suicide that passed the House last month and is now on its way to the President’s desk for his signature. “22 attempted Veteran suicides […]

Bustos Vows To Continue Putting Middle Class & Working Families First Following State Of The Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tonight, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement at the conclusion of the President’s State of the Union Address: “Strengthening our middle class has always been my top focus in representing Northwest and Central Illinois, so I was encouraged to hear the President speak tonight about working toward an economy that […]

YEAR IN REVIEW MEMO: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office

SUBJ: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office DATE: December 19th, 2014 During her second year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos fought hard for the issues that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. Building on her work from 2013, she continued to make the economy of […]

Bustos Bill To Honor Lane Evans By Renaming Galesburg VA Clinic Heads To President Obama

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that the House of Representatives unanimously passed her bill to rename the veterans facility in Galesburg, Illinois the “Lane A. Evans VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic.” The bill, also introduced in the Senate by Senators Durbin and Kirk, passed the Senate last week, and is now headed to President […]