Bustos Applauds Steps To Make College More Affordable, Calls For Further Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) applauded the President’s action to make college more affordable and reiterated her call for Congress to pass critical legislation to lower student loan interest rates and allow for the re-financing of existing student loans. “While today’s action to lower student loan payments for many is a step […]

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 […]