Bustos Votes to Pass Bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act

In addition to supporting Rockford’s defense industry and Peoria’s Air National Guard Base, Bustos successfully included two amendments to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal through improved leasing and workload requirements WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act. This bill authorizes $621.5 billion in discretionary base budget authority, […]

To Mark the 4th of July, Congresswoman Bustos Reintroduces her Bipartisan All-American Flag Act

Bustos has led effort to require all American flags purchased by the Department of Defense be made in America, but continues her push to expand this to the entire federal government WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reintroduced her All-American Flag Act. If signed into law, the bill would require the federal government to […]

Bustos Shares How Trumpcare Will Impact Illinoisans in Latest “Hear from the Heartland” Video

“We would be priced out. We wouldn’t be able to get the periodic care that we need.” MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released her third “Hear from the Heartland” video to share how Trumpcare could impact people in Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. In the latest […]

Bustos Statement on the Testimony of Former FBI Director James Comey

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), responded to the testimony former FBI Director James Comey gave to the Senate Intelligence Committee: “With each passing day, we are getting closer and closer to understanding the full extent of President Trump’s ties to Vladimir Putin and his potentially illegal attempt to derail a federal investigation. The […]