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 […]

Bustos & Bipartisan Coalition To Introduce Bill To Combat College Sexual Assault Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and a bipartisan coalition of House Members led by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) announced they will soon introduce the House version of the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA), which takes aim at sexual assaults on college and university campuses by protecting and empowering students, strengthening accountability […]