Bustos Secures Wins for Rural Health Care, Students and Workforce Development in Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a robust Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS) funding bill out of the House Appropriations Committee. The legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. Congresswoman […]

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, […]