Bustos Supports New Effort To Strengthen Voting Rights Across Country

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced her support for a new effort to restore and advance voting protections for all Americans, the Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA). “Your vote is your voice in our democratic system, but many Americans are still struggling to have their voices heard due to discriminatory voting laws,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. […]

Bustos, Durbin, Quigley Call on U.S. Supreme Court to Bring Live Audio to the Courtroom

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Congressman Mike Quigley (IL-05) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Chief Justice John Roberts urging the Supreme Court to allow live audio in the chamber in light of the historic nature of the upcoming rulings on same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act. […]

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 […]

Bustos Continues Voting Rights Push In Advance Of Selma March Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of the 50th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” Selma voting rights march this weekend, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today continued her ongoing efforts to strengthen voter protections by backing the bipartisan Voting Rights Amendment Act. This bill would restore critical voting protections and safeguard Americans’ most basic and fundamental right […]