Bustos Statement on President’s Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, released the following statement after the Trump Administration released its budget for Fiscal Year 2020: “In the Heartland, we pride ourselves on living within our means, rewarding the dignity of hard work and lending a helping hand to our neighbors in need. […]

Bustos Statement on State of the Union Address

Bustos was Joined by Tom Mueller, a Third-Generation Family Farmer from Edgington BUSTOS: “Farmers cannot ‘choose greatness’ when the president’s trade war is eliminating the very markets where they need to sell their goods.” WASHINGTON –  Today, after President Trump’s State of the Union Address, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement: “I was […]

Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]

Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Protect Health Care for Illinoisans with Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass legislation that would further protect health care for Illinoisans with pre-existing conditions. Having spent a decade working in health care administration, Congresswoman Bustos knows we must work together to bring down the cost of care while maintaining the critical patient protections Illinoisans rely on. “The American people […]