Bustos Helps Advance Build Back Better Act through Agriculture Committee

With Bustos Priorities, Package Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, helped pass the Build Back Better Act out of committee – sending it to the House Floor for final passage. Congresswoman Bustos secured sweeping wins for hardworking Illinoisans in the package, […]

Bustos, Trahan, Hayes Lead Reintroduction of Teacher Pipeline Legislation

The STRONG Act is endorsed by the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Lori Trahan (MA-03) andJahana Hayes (CT-05) reintroduced the Supporting Teachers with Residency Opportunities and New Grants (STRONG) Act, legislation endorsed by the nation’s two largest teachers’ unions, to alleviate the burden placed on educators over the […]

Bustos Helps Pass Key Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Package Out of Committee

With Bustos Priorities, Appropriations Package Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped pass the FY 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education funding bill out of the full House Appropriations Committee – sending it to the House Floor […]

Bustos Announces More Than $98 Million in Funding for Colleges and Universities After Passing American Rescue Plan

WASHINGTON – After helping to pass the American Rescue Plan, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced a total of $98,034,270 in emergency funding for colleges and universities throughout Illinois’ 17th Congressional District today. The funding will help local schools cope with the severe financial fallout from the pandemic and continue serving their students safely. At least half […]