Bustos Continues Efforts To Make College More Affordable For Illinois Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her efforts to make college more affordable by supporting lowering student loan interest rates and allowing for the re-financing of existing student loans. “Making higher education more affordable and accessible should always be a priority which is why I support giving relief to students from the […]

Video: Bustos Honors Former Rock Island High School Teacher Stew Adams During Teacher Appreciation Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, during Teacher Appreciation Week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives honoring Stew Adams, a former teacher at Rock Island High School, for being recognized by the Illinois Education Association as the 2014 Retired Teacher of the Year.  In addition to thanking […]

Galesburg Register-Mail: Bustos stresses need to fund education programs

GALESBURG — U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline, stopped by West Central Communities Inc. Head Start program Wednesday to talk about the importance of funding for childcare and educational programs. The conversation comes in light of a recent budget passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would cut social programs, repeal the Affordable Care […]

Photo Release: Bustos Welcomes Pekin High School Students To U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos welcomed students from Pekin High School in Tazewell County to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.  The high school students’ trip to Washington, D.C., was organized through the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization that offers high school students an in-depth view of the democratic process.  […]