Bustos Statement on the Passing of Former House Leader Bob Michel

PEORIA – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement upon the passing of former U.S. House Minority Leader Bob Michel: “Whether it was his courageous service in World War II, his work to strengthen Illinois or his bipartisan approach to leadership in Congress, Bob Michel was one of Peoria’s best. Bob Michel proved […]

Congresswoman Bustos’ Office Delivers more than 600 Valentines for Veterans

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that her office delivered more than 600 valentines across the 17th Congressional District as part of her annual “Valentines for Veterans” drive. Bustos, who organized this effort to thank our veterans for their service and sacrifice, spearheaded the effort to collect valentines from families across the 17th District and […]

Bustos, Jones Introduce Bipartisan “Buy America” Legislation to Create Jobs, Improve Infrastructure

Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure that Iron and Steel Used for Water Infrastructure Projects is Made in America WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03) introduced the bipartisan Buy America for Drinking Water Extension Act. As a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congresswoman Bustos has consistently advocated […]

Bustos Statement on Black History Month

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement observing February as Black History Month: “Black history is American history, and I’m proud to observe and celebrate Black History Month with people across our region and across our country,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “Our nation’s journey towards equality has been long, hard and even […]