Bustos & Bipartisan Coalition of House Members Introduce Campus Safety & Accountability Act to Combat Sexual Assault at Colleges & Universities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and a bipartisan coalition of 18 House Members introduced the House version of the Campus Safety and Accountability Act. The legislation mirrors a bill introduced in the Senate yesterday, which takes aim at sexual assaults on college and university campuses by protecting and empowering students, strengthening accountability […]

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 […]