Congresswoman Cheri Bustos statement on support for bipartisan budget deal

The budget deal passed this morning ends months of budget gridlock, provides funding for Community Health Centers, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the fight against the opioid epidemic; paves the way to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal, Peoria’s 182nd Airlift Wing and Rockford’s Aerospace hub. Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes to End the Shutdown

Bustos cites bipartisan Senate commitment to addressing long-term issues of military spending, disaster relief, health care and other issues before the next shutdown deadline Short-term spending package gives Congressional Leaders until February 8th to negotiate before new deadline Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to end the government shutdown. Bustos announced last week that her office would […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Bipartisan Bill to Assist Rural Communities Ravaged by the Opioid Crisis Included in Bipartisan Heroin Task Force’s 2018 Agenda

WASHINGTON –  Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined fellow members of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, which released its legislative agenda for 2018. The agenda includes Bustos’ bipartisan bill, The Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities Act, which seeks to address the lack of resources to combat addiction in rural areas. “Opioid addiction knows no boundaries,” […]

2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results, Fight for Illinois’ Working Families and Give the Heartland a Voice as a Key Member of Democratic Leadership

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has continued her proven record of delivering real results for the hardworking families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. She has kept up her focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and farmers. She has also demonstrated effective leadership in the House Democratic Caucus in her third […]