Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Again Calls for House to Stay in Session Until Sequester is Avoided

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) again called on Speaker John Boehner to keep the House in session until a deal is reached to avoid sequestration.  With the House set to recess today for the weekend, Bustos warned that the imminent across-the-board cuts, which are set to kick-in tomorrow, would have a negative […]

Video: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Gives Floor Speech on Serious Impact of Sequestration in Illinois

Bustos: Sequestration Is “Budgetary Insanity” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a one minute floor speech about the serious impact sequestration could have on her region of Illinois, why she’s been opposed to sequestration from the beginning, and why Congress needs to come together to find a common sense solution to avert […]