Bustos Urges Governor Rauner to Solve Higher Education, Budget Crisis

WASHINGTON – Last night, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and several members of Illinois’ Congressional Delegation expressed disappointment and extreme concern over the impact of Governor Rauner’s budget standoff on college students and higher education in Illinois. In February, Governor Rauner vetoed a higher education bill that would have freed up state funds for higher education […]

Bustos Announces Online Voting has begun in 2016 Congressional Art Competition

Winner from one of our local high schools will receive two round-trip air tickets to see their artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Voting open until April 15th at www.bustos.house.gov/art-competition WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that online voting has begun in Illinois’ 17th District’s annual Congressional Art Competition. The […]

Bustos & Durbin Discuss Bipartisan Legislation to Strengthen, Revitalize the Rock Island Arsenal

ROCK ISLAND, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin held a press conference outside of the Rock Island Arsenal to discuss Bustos’ recently introduced, bipartisan Army Arsenal Revitalization Act (AARA), which aims to increase the amount of business directed to Army arsenals, such as the Rock Island Arsenal. Senator Durbin […]

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Just Two More Weeks for Students to Enter 2016 Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos reminded students from the 17th District that they have just two more weeks to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition. With the March 31, 2016 deadline approaching fast, students are urged to submit their work. “There are just two weeks left for young artists to […]