Bustos, Loebsack Introduce New Legislation To Give More Flexibility To Students Receiving Pell Grants

Bill Would Give Students More Flexibility In Choosing Classes & Let Them Enter Workforce Faster Watch Video Of Bustos’ One Minute Floor Speech Introducing Bill HERE; More Information On Loebsack’s Original Legislation HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) introduced new legislation to give more flexibility to students […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces 2013 Congressional Art Competition Winner & Runners-Up

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced the 17th Congressional District winner and runners-up for the annual Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” The first place winner is Madison Thompson from Spoon River Valley High School who will have her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol Building for the next year.  The four runners-up are Shyanne […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Introduces Legislation To Prevent Student Loan Interest Rates From Doubling In July

Cheri Joins Colleagues To Introduce Legislation To Prevent Stafford Student Loans From Doubling On July 1st Action Comes Days After Bustos Completes Week-Long Community College Tour Of Illinois’ 17th District WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with other members of the House of Representatives in introducing the Student Loan Affordability Act, which […]

In Aledo Today: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Congratulates Mercer County High Golden Eagles for Winning State Football Championship

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