Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Introduces New Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort To Cut Government Waste

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced a new bipartisan piece of legislation to cut duplicative services and root out waste in government while protecting the priorities of middle class Illinoisans.  Bustos’ Government Transformation Act, was incorporated into today’s No Labels’ “Make Government Work” legislative rollout, and the Senate companion version of the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On Speaker Boehner To Allow Up-Or-Down Vote To Replace Sequester

Earlier This Week, Department Of Defense Announced Furloughs Of Employees Would Continue Due To Sequester Cuts Bustos Calls On Congress To Replace Sequester With Balanced Solution That Doesn’t Lead To Job Losses WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today called on Speaker John Boehner to allow an up-or-down vote to replace the sequester with […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On President Obama To Including Funding For Activation Of Thomson Prison In Upcoming Budget

Bustos Urges President To Include Funding For Activation Of Illinois’ Thomson Correctional Center In FY14 Budget Proposal To Be Released April 10th Thomson Correctional Center Would Alleviate National Prison Overcrowding & Add 1,100 Local Jobs To Region Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) sent a letter to President Obama urging him to include funding for the […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Votes Against Ryan Budget That Would End Medicare As We Know It

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after voting against the Ryan Budget that would end Medicare as we know it: “Standing up for Illinois middle class families is my top priority and that is why I voted today against the out-of-touch Ryan Budget that would end Medicare as we […]