Congresswoman Bustos helps introduce legislation to end secret taxpayer funded sexual harassment settlements

Congresswoman Bustos helps introduce legislation to end secret taxpayer funded sexual harassment settlements  “Taxpayers shouldn’t be footing the bill for members of Congress to sweep their own bad behavior under the rug”  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she helped introduce the Congressional Accountability and Hush Fund Elimination Act. This legislation would prevent taxpayers […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Allegations Against Rep. John Conyers

“I’m extremely disturbed by the allegations in Rep. John Conyers’ sexual harassment settlement. There needs to be an immediate Ethics investigation into this settlement as well as any others that used taxpayer funds to silence victims and protect members of Congress. Additionally, I call on Speaker Ryan to bring the Me Too Congress Act to […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on Washington Republicans Passing a Tax Scam that will Raise Taxes on Millions of Middle Class Families to pay for a Massive Bailout to Billionaires

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted against Paul Ryan’s Billionaires-First tax plan that is projected to raise taxes for millions of hardworking middle-class families, increase the national debt by trillions of dollars and put programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Farm program payments at risk – all to provide a massive tax […]

VIDEO: Bustos Calls for a Better Deal for Hardworking Illinoisans

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, spoke on the House Floor about the new economic agenda for hardworking Americans, “A Better Deal.” Yesterday, she joined House and Senate Democrats in rural Virginia to present this plan to the American public. You can watch the video by […]