Congresswoman Bustos Again Calls on President Trump to Stop Breaking his Promise to End Outsourcing

Introduced in January, Bustos’ first legislation of the 115th Congress would require Trump to deliver a comprehensive plan to stop the outsourcing of American jobs WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos once again called on President Trump to stop breaking his promise to end the outsourcing of American jobs. In January, Congresswoman Bustos introduced the […]

ICYMI: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos on Hardball with Chris Matthews Monday Night

WASHINGTON – Last night on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Co-Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, discussed the need for Democrats to focus on creating jobs and strengthening the economy in rural America and the industrial heartland. You can watch the full interview by clicking here.

Bustos Pushes for Paycheck Fairness Act on Equal Pay Day

Women in Illinois’ 17th District Make Only 72 Cents to a Man’s Dollar WASHINGTON – Today, on Equal Pay Day, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued pushing for the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would take real action to close the wage gap that too many women face in the workplace. “Equal pay for equal work […]

DURBIN, BUSTOS, MCKINLEY PRESS ATTORNEY GENERAL SESSIONS TO FULLY EXEMPT BUREAU OF PRISONS FROM HIRING FREEZE

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and David McKinley (R-WV) today urged the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to immediately and fully exempt the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) from the federal hiring freeze ordered by President Donald Trump on January 23, 2017.  In a bipartisan letter to Attorney […]