Bustos Begins Accepting Submissions for 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Deadline is Thursday, April 13th, 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) invited high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition. Congresswoman Bustos will be accepting submissions through the deadline, which is Thursday, April 13, 2017. There is a limit of one entry per […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement after Washington Republicans Cancel their TrumpCare Vote

WASHINGTON – Today, after Washington Republicans canceled their long promised and delayed TrumpCare vote, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos issued the following statement: “The defeat of TrumpCare is a major victory for our children, our seniors and hardworking families across our nation,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. “More than 97 percent of the individuals who contacted my office […]

Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Access to Pell Grants for Students

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Flexible Pell Grant for 21st Century Students Act, a bipartisan bill that will allow students to use their Pell Grant awards year-round. Joining Congresswoman Bustos to introduce this bipartisan legislation are Republican Representatives Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Carlos Curbelo (FL-26). Congresswoman Bustos has long been pushing […]

Bustos Statement on Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill to Strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted in favor and lauded the House passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill, which contains important funding to keep the Rock Island Arsenal operating and help it succeed. “Working across the aisle to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal is one of my top priorities […]