Illinois Rep. Cheri Bustos Elected to Democratic House Leadership Role

Originally appeared in NBC Chicago.  After being elected to a leadership role in the House Democratic Caucus Monday, Rep. Cheri Bustos is primed to shape outreach and communications efforts for a party that suffered a series of pivotal losses in November’s election. Bustos was tapped to co-chair the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee after winning […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Announces Internship Opportunities in Illinois Offices

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that she is accepting internship applications for her offices in Rock Island, Peoria and Rockford. “Internships are an invaluable opportunity for young people from our community to learn more about the work we do on behalf of families across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. […]

House passes defense bill with Arsenal provisions

This article originally appeared in the Quad-City Times. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a large defense policy bill Friday that includes some provisions for the Rock Island Arsenal. House approval came on a 375-34 vote. The National Defense Authorization Act of 2017 authorizes $618 billion in programs. The Senate is expected to vote on […]

Bustos, Duckworth and Loebsack Applaud Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

Lawmakers Worked Together to Include Bipartisan Provisions to Strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Senator-Elect Tammy Duckworth and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02) voted in favor and applauded the passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This was the final House passage of the bill, which […]