Bipartisan Group Led By Bustos, Welch, Ribble Announce Effort To Break Impasse Over Sustainable Funding For Highway Trust Fund

Today, Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rep. Peter Welch and Rep. Reid Ribble led a bipartisan press conference announcing their effort to break the current impasse over long-term funding for the Highway Trust Fund. If Congress fails to act by the end of the month, federal funding for repairing crumbing roads and bridges across the country will […]

Bustos Votes for Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Veterans Receive Official ID Card

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to allow veterans to receive official identification cards through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by supporting the bipartisan Veteran’s ID Card Act. Currently, the VA only offers ID cards to those who have served at least 20 years in the Armed Forces or those who […]

Bustos, Durbin, Quigley Call on U.S. Supreme Court to Bring Live Audio to the Courtroom

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Congressman Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Chief Justice John Roberts urging the Supreme Court to allow live audio in the chamber in light of the historic nature of the upcoming rulings on same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act. […]

Bustos Continues Push to Expand & Protect Access to Ballot Box for Eligible Voters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her push to expand and protect access to the ballot box for eligible voters by announcing support for the Automatic Voter Registration Act. This new legislation would help uphold the American principle that every eligible citizens deserves a voice and a vote in our democracy. “As […]