Bustos to accept applications for nominations to U.S. armed services academies

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., has announced she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in fall 2015. “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but the tools to become […]

Reps. Bustos, Israel Lead New Middle Class Working Group

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Congressman Steve Israel (D-NY) announced the formation of their Middle-Class Working Group in Congress to focus on strengthening the middle class. They will be joined by four of their colleagues. The Working Group has released a legislative agenda that will help middle class families succeed. “The success of our […]

BUSTOS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR MILITARY ACADEMY NOMINATIONS

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she is accepting applications from high school students from across Illinois’ 17th District for nominations to the United States armed services academies for the class entering in the fall of 2015.  “Our military academies provide our nation’s young people with not only a first-class education, but the tools […]

Bustos visits with student veterans at Sauk

DIXON – When Ashley DeArmitt left the Navy in 2012, she was nervous about transitioning into the real world. “When I first wanted to get into the nursing program, I didn’t know anything about benefits or anything,” said DeArmitt, a second-year student at Sauk Valley Community College. DeArmitt, 25, spent 4 years in the Navy […]