Majority of Democratic Members of Congress Sign Bustos Letter Urging Speaker Boehner to Keep the House in Session Continually Until Shutdown is Averted

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that 125 Members of Congress have officially signed onto 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. Bustos first released her letter on Thursday of last week, but […]

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 […]