Bustos Helps Advance Build Back Better Act through Agriculture Committee

With Bustos Priorities, Package Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, helped pass the Build Back Better Act out of committee – sending it to the House Floor for final passage. Congresswoman Bustos secured sweeping wins for hardworking Illinoisans in the package, […]

Bustos, Trahan, Hayes Lead Reintroduction of Teacher Pipeline Legislation

The STRONG Act is endorsed by the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Lori Trahan (MA-03) andJahana Hayes (CT-05) reintroduced the Supporting Teachers with Residency Opportunities and New Grants (STRONG) Act, legislation endorsed by the nation’s two largest teachers’ unions, to alleviate the burden placed on educators over the […]

Bustos Youth Vaping Bill Passes as Part of House Package

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ (D-IL) Resources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act as part of a major anti-tobacco package. “Across the country, vaping among students has soared and the horror stories are getting worse: teens hospitalized after vaping, third graders caught using e-cigarettes – and that’s just in my district,” said […]

VIDEO: Bustos Fights for Students; Questions DeVos on Youth Vaping Scourge, Teacher Shortages

  BUSTOS: “This is a public health epidemic that is impacting our students, our children.” WASHINGTON – Today, in a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) pushed Secretary Betsy DeVos to ensure that the Department of Education is taking action on the teen vaping scourge and teacher shortages facing communities across the nation. […]