YEAR IN REVIEW MEMO: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office

SUBJ: Bustos Continues Fighting for the Right Priorities during Second Year in Office DATE: December 19th, 2014 During her second year in office, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos fought hard for the issues that matter most to the people of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. Building on her work from 2013, she continued to make the economy of […]

Bustos Continues Efforts To Increase Government Transparency & Accountability Of Taxpayer Money

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her efforts to increase government transparency and accountability of taxpayer money by supporting the bipartisan Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act.  “Every year, report after report is cranked out concluding the same thing – too many federal government programs are inefficient, costly, ineffective or all of […]

Bustos Joins House Effort Demanding Action On Bipartisan Voting Rights Act

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), joined with Assistant Democratic Leader James Clyburn and 160 House colleagues in sending the following letter to the offices of House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte.  The letter calls for action on H.R. 3899, the bipartisan Voting Rights Amendment Act.  This important […]