Bustos Announces Nearly $3 Million in Federal Funding for Project NOW’s Head Start Programs

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced a $2,868,335 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services for Project NOW, Inc.’s Head Start programs. Head Start promotes school readiness for young children from underserved families by providing programming to enhance their cognitive, social and emotional development from birth to age five. “Head Start programs […]

Bustos Votes to Block DeVos and Dept. of Education’s Harmful Borrower Defense Rule

Rule Denies Debt Relief for Defrauded Student Borrowers Washington – Today, Congresswoman Bustos cast her vote to support H.J. Res 76, a joint resolution that would block a harmful U.S. Department of Education (Department) rule that denies debt relief to defrauded borrowers, leaving hundreds of thousands of students in the lurch. “At a time when […]

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results for Illinois Families

Washington – Throughout 2019, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued to fight for Illinoisans, securing a number of significant victories. From helping Gold Star families and injured veterans, to increasing rural access to healthcare, to working to lower prescription drug costs, Congresswoman Bustos worked across the aisle to deliver commonsense solutions for Illinois families.  Highlights of this year’s […]

BUSTOS STATEMENT ON HISTORIC USMCA DEAL

Washington – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that House Democrats have reached an agreement on the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). “Today’s announcement on the United States Mexico Canada Agreement represents real progress for our workers, our farmers and our country. During the past year, I have […]