VIDEO: Bustos Fights for Students, Holds DeVos and Department of Education Accountable for Lack of Oversight on Student Loan Servicers

BUSTOS: “At the end of every single one of those violations is a human being” WASHINGTON – Today in a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) held Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education accountable for their lack of oversight regarding servicers who are contracted to oversee federal student loan payments. Recently, […]

Bustos Introduces Legislation to End Executive Bonuses During Corporate Bankruptcies

Bustos Introduced No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 After Hearing Concerns from Illinoisans WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation to stand up for workers and consumers by ending executive bonuses during corporate bankruptcies. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as original cosponsors of the No Bonuses in Bankruptcy Act of 2019 are Representatives Tim […]

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

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced a $2,942,007 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. “Project NOW’s Head […]

Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]