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 […]

Bustos Introduces Ron Moore, President of American Soybean Association, at Agriculture Hearing

Ron Moore is the past President of the Illinois Soybean Association and is a farmer from Roseville, Illinois WASHINGTON – Today, at a House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management hearing, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced Ron Moore, the President of the American Soybean Association. Moore hails from Roseville, in Illinois’ 17th Congressional […]

Bustos Begins Accepting Submissions for 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Deadline is Thursday, April 13th, 2017 WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) invited high school students from across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to submit their original artwork for the annual Congressional Art Competition. Congresswoman Bustos will be accepting submissions through the deadline, which is Thursday, April 13, 2017. There is a limit of one entry per […]