Bustos Letter Urging Speaker Boehner to Keep House in Session Every Day to Prevent Shutdown Earns Support of Nearly 80 Members of Congress

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that 79 Members of Congress have officially backed her letter to Speaker John Boehner urging him to keep the House in session every day until a deal is reached to prevent another government shutdown. With just six legislative days scheduled before the government closes its doors […]

Congresswoman Bustos Thanks Constituents For Her Most Productive District Work Period Yet

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos thanked working families from across the 17th Congressional District for being a part of her most productive district work period to date. In all, Rep. Bustos held over 40 official events, meetings and job fairs during the August Congressional recess which ran from July 31 – September 7th. […]

Bustos Anti-Waste Effort Passes Committee, Now Goes To Full House For Consideration

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her bipartisan, bicameral effort to end improper federal payments and cut down on waste, fraud and abuse in the federal government and save billions of taxpayer dollars passed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform unanimously. In May, Bustos joined with Congressman Mick Mulvaney […]

Bustos, Fitzpatrick Introduce Bipartisan Effort To Cut Government Waste

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) to introduce the Government Transformation Act, a new bipartisan effort to cut duplicative services and root out waste in government while protecting middle class priorities.  “Every year, think tanks, auditors, investigators and even Uncle Sam’s own Government Accountability Office crank out […]