Bustos Introduces Legislation to Designate U.S. Post Offices after 17th District Fallen Heroes

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced legislation that designates the U.S. Post Offices at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois, as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean Post Office,” and the Post Office at 520 Carter Street in Fairview, Illinois, as the “Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Post Office.” “U.S. Army Sgt. Douglas J. […]

Bustos Statement on Updated, Non-Partisan Report Confirming TrumpCare Means Families Pay More for Less Care and Fewer Protections

In Response to the CBO Score, Bustos Releases First in “Hear from the Heartland” Video Series to Share the Real Impact of TrumpCare on People with Pre-Existing Conditions WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, highlighted the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) score of TrumpCare and shared […]

Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Budget

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s proposed budget: “President Trump’s budget is just the latest example of this Administration turning its back on rural America, family farmers and the hardworking families President Trump promised to fight for when he […]

Congresswomen Bustos and Blunt Rochester Lead 22 Democrats in Effort to Protect Job-Creating Programs in Rural Communities and Small Towns from Trump Administration

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue Testified on Wednesday that he’d maintain current oversight of the USDA’s $29 billion Rural Development Program and later claimed he had “misspoken” WASHINGTON – Today Congresswomen Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL) led 22 additional Democrats in sending a letter to United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue […]