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 […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Crack Down on Lavish Spending by Cabinet Officials, Increase Transparency for Taxpayers

Bustos Introduces First Bill of 116th Congress, Continues Her Fight for Good Government with Reining In Irresponsible Decorating Expenses Act WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation to crack down on lavish spending by Cabinet officials and to increase transparency for taxpayers on renovation and redecorating expenses at federal agencies. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as […]

Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Open the Government, Marking Eighth Vote to End the Shutdown and Fund Key Agencies

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass legislation to provide assistance to victims of natural disasters by authorizing $12.14 billion in emergency spending to rebuild roads and bridges, provide urgent healthcare needs and bring local economies back to life. In another attempt to end the shutdown, this bill also provides a stop-gap funding […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Sets the Record Straight about Democrats’ position on Border Security and the Migrant Caravan

Democrats continue fighting for Comprehensive Immigration Reform that Begins by Securing the Border  “Washington Republicans have been in charge of the entire federal government for two years now, so it is ridiculous to see them blaming Democrats for what’s happening right now in Central America. Rather than passing comprehensive immigration reform when they held all […]