Country should come before party

Far too often, people these days focus on our differences instead of what brings us together. And more than ever, America has felt like a nation divided, not states united. But some of us are working hard to change that because we know we can do better than this. Although one of us is a […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Applauds Bipartisan Agreement To End Reckless Government Shutdown & Avoid Default

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after a bipartisan agreement was reached to end the reckless and irresponsible government shutdown and avoid defaulting on our nation’s debt: “In the midst of this reckless government shutdown, the stakes couldn’t be higher.  While today’s agreement is not perfect, it is absolutely […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Gives Floor Speech On Farm Bill & Importance Of Working Together

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a floor speech last night about the importance of bipartisanship and how the recent passage of a five-year Farm Bill out of the House Agriculture Committee was an example of what Congress can achieve by working together.  Bustos was one of more than a dozen House members […]

Durbin, Kirk, Bustos & Davis Announce Senate Approval Of Their Bipartisan Legislation To Promote Public-Private Partnerships To Repair Locks & Dams

Legislation, included as part of the Senate Water Resources Development Act, would help clear $60 billion backlog in Army Corps projects [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL), and U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) today announced that their bipartisan, bicameral legislation to improve the […]