VIDEO: Bustos Stands Up for Students and Teachers to Secretary of Education DeVos

CLICK HERE for a video of Congresswoman Bustos questioning Secretary of Education DeVos WASHINGTON – Today in a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing to review the president’s FY2020 Budget Request for the Department of Education (Department), Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on a number of issues including both the Borrower Defense […]

Bustos Statement on President’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after the Trump Administration released its budget for Fiscal Year 2020: “In the Heartland, we pride ourselves on living within our means, rewarding the dignity of hard work and lending a helping hand to our neighbors in need. […]

VIDEO: Bustos Fights for Students, Holds DeVos and Department of Education Accountable for Lack of Oversight on Student Loan Servicers

BUSTOS: “At the end of every single one of those violations is a human being” WASHINGTON – Today in a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) held Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education accountable for their lack of oversight regarding servicers who are contracted to oversee federal student loan payments. Recently, […]

Bustos Introduces Legislation to End Executive Bonuses During Corporate Bankruptcies

Bustos Introduced No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 After Hearing Concerns from Illinoisans WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation to stand up for workers and consumers by ending executive bonuses during corporate bankruptcies. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as original cosponsors of the No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 are Representatives Tim […]