Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces she will vote against the fourth short-term budget extension

After voting three times in the last year to give Speaker Ryan more time to work on a long-term budget, Bustos says enough is enough Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she will vote against Speaker Ryan’s fourth short-term budget extension in a year. Bustos, who previously supported short-term extensions, decided that it’s […]

2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results, Fight for Illinois’ Working Families and Give the Heartland a Voice as a Key Member of Democratic Leadership

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has continued her proven record of delivering real results for the hardworking families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. She has kept up her focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and farmers. She has also demonstrated effective leadership in the House Democratic Caucus in her third […]

Congresswoman Bustos votes against Washington Republicans’ Tax Scam

Job-Killing Tax Bill will raise taxes on 86 million middle-class households, raise health care expenses, increase national debt by $2.2 trillion and make it easier for big corporations to ship jobs overseas…   All to give windfall tax breaks to corporate special interests and the ultra-wealthy WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted against Speaker Ryan’s […]

VIDEO: Congresswoman Bustos Slams Congressional Republicans’ Tax Scam as a Job-Killer that will Help Send Jobs Overseas

“Sure, this bill will create jobs – it will create them over in China and Mexico and Malaysia.” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos took to the floor of the House to call out Washington Republicans’ tax scam as a job-killer that will help big corporations move jobs overseas. It is expected that the final Republican […]