VIDEO: Bustos Helps Pass For the People Act to Clean Up Corruption in Washington

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2019, which she helped introduce earlier this year. This legislation would take transformative steps to clean up corruption in Washington and make Congress more accountable to the people – strengthening ethics laws, ending the dominance of big […]

Bustos on MSNBC: President’s Trade War Is the Real National Emergency

WASHINGTON – Today on Meet the Press Daily with Chuck Todd, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) discussed the bipartisan government funding compromise to keep the government open and our communities safe. In response to the president’s expected national emergency declaration to build an expensive and ineffective border wall, Congresswoman Bustos said that the real national emergency was […]

Bustos on CNN: President Should Sign Bipartisan Compromise to Keep Government Open, Secure Our Borders

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was on CNN this morning to discuss the bipartisan compromise to secure our borders and keep the government open. “If you look at this big picture – it was a huge, huge mistake to close down the government… to shut it down for 35 days… […]

After Delay from Administration, Bustos Demands Back Pay for Workers Impacted by Shutdown

In Letter to Office of Personnel Management, Bustos Demands Answers and Action for Federal Workers Impacted by Government Shutdown WASHINGTON – Today, in a letter to the Office of Personnel Management, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) demanded back pay for some workers who still have not received their paychecks due to the previous government shutdown. Congresswoman Bustos […]