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 […]

Bustos Anti-Waste Effort Passes Committee, Now Goes To Full House For Consideration

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that her bipartisan, bicameral effort to end improper federal payments and cut down on waste, fraud and abuse in the federal government and save billions of taxpayer dollars passed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform unanimously. In May, Bustos joined with Congressman Mick Mulvaney […]

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. […]