Bustos Fights to Protect Small Airports, Rural Infrastructure at FAA Reauthorization Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) questioned Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao about the Trump Administration’s plan to fundamentally upend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As a member of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation, she specifically zeroed in on how President Trump’s plan to privatize the U.S. Air Traffic Control System could have […]

Bustos, LaHood Tour Peoria’s Agriculture Research Facility

Bustos and LaHood are Co-Leading a Letter to the House Appropriations Committee Fighting for Federal Funding PEORIA – Today, Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rep. Darin LaHood and Mayor Jim Ardis visited the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria. This visit comes after President Trump’s budget proposed ending federal funding for the facility, which would result […]

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 […]