VIDEO: Bustos, House and Senate Democrats Unveil “A Better Deal” for Hardworking Americans

“The truth is, across America, there are millions of hardworking men and women who have been left behind. They don’t want a handout, and they don’t want our sympathy. They simply want the government and corporations to stop working against them.” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications […]

ICYMI: Congresswoman Bustos Featured in Axios’ “Smarter Faster” Series

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was featured in Axios’ “Smarter Faster” video series. In an interview with Axios co-founder Mike Allen, Congresswoman Bustos discusses her perspective on the media landscape as a former journalist and the important issues facing families in the Heartland. You can watch the video by […]

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 […]