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, Illinois Delegation Call For Disaster Relief for Illinois Farmers Hurt by Flooding

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and the other members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation sent a letter to President Obama asking him to issue a Secretarial Disaster Declaration from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Illinois counties impacted by heavy rainfall. This would allow farmers in the region severely impacted by flooding to receive […]