Bustos Statement on Developments at Caterpillar

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after federal law enforcement officers searched Caterpillar’s offices in Peoria: “I’m troubled by the events at Caterpillar today, but I am pleased to see they are cooperating with federal authorities. My first concern is for the thousands of hardworking men and women at Caterpillar who, […]

Bustos to Host Emily Carlson, who has Benefited Greatly from the Affordable Care Act, for President Trump’s Address to Congress

Small business owner from rural Abingdon couldn’t afford treatment for Multiple Sclerosis if President Trump raises her health care costs and brings back denials based on pre-existing conditions WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has invited Emily Carlson – a native of Abingdon, Illinois – to join her for President Trump’s […]

Bustos Nominates 11 Illinois Students for United States Service Academies

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has nominated 11 Illinois students for admission to United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2017. Each year, Congresswoman Bustos has the honor of nominating qualified young people from Illinois’ 17th Congressional District for attendance at four service academies: […]

Bustos Hires Astoria Native Trevor Reuschel as Her New Legislative Director

As Congress Prepares to take on a new Farm Bill, Bustos brings aboard Legislative Staffer with deep experience in Agricultural Policy ASTORIA, IL – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has hired Trevor Reuschel as her new Legislative Director. Reuschel has spent the last two years working in the United States Department of Agriculture, […]