Congresswoman Cheri Bustos votes for compromise bill to prevent a government shutdown

Bustos fought to include year round Pell grants, drinking water infrastructure investments, a requirement for the Department of Defense to only purchase flags made in America and continued support for the Rock Island Arsenal WASHINGTON– Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for the FY ’17 Omnibus bill to fund the federal government through September 2017. Once […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Vote to Fund the Government for a Week

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to prevent a midnight government shutdown by passing a measure that will keep the federal government open for a week. “While I’m glad a government shutdown was prevented for at least the next week, governing from crisis to crisis isn’t how Washington should work. For the last […]

Congresswoman Bustos Again Calls on President Trump to Stop Breaking his Promise to End Outsourcing

Introduced in January, Bustos’ first legislation of the 115th Congress would require Trump to deliver a comprehensive plan to stop the outsourcing of American jobs WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos once again called on President Trump to stop breaking his promise to end the outsourcing of American jobs. In January, Congresswoman Bustos introduced the […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on President Trump Signing Measure to Undermine Internet Privacy

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos denounced President Trump’s late night decision to sign into law S.J. Res. 34, a Republican led measure that allows Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to sell the internet search history and online activity of their customers to the highest bidder. “We are more than 70 days into the Trump administration […]