Bustos Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Rural Communities Fight Addiction Epidemic

Senator Donnelly (D-IN) Introduces Companion Legislation in the Senate WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities (ARRC) Act, a bipartisan bill that will help rural communities bolster their efforts to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic. Joining Congresswoman Bustos to lead the legislation in the House are Representatives […]

ICYMI: Congresswoman Bustos Featured in Axios’ “Smarter Faster” Series

WASHINGTON – In case you missed it, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was featured in Axios’ “Smarter Faster” video series. In an interview with Axios co-founder Mike Allen, Congresswoman Bustos discusses her perspective on the media landscape as a former journalist and the important issues facing families in the Heartland. You can watch the video by […]

New Democrat Coalition Sends Letter in Support of Apprenticeships to President Trump

Washington, DC – This week, 48 Members of the New Democrat Coalition sent a letter to President Trump calling for a robust commitment to apprenticeship programs. The letter, led by Reps. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Terri Sewell (AL-07), Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01), outlines the importance of apprenticeships and urges the administration to […]

Bustos Announces $1.3 Million in Funding for Head Start in East Dubuque and Freeport

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,304,469 grant for the Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency to operate their Head Start program. Head Start promotes the school readiness for young children from low-income families from birth to age five by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development. The grant was awarded through the […]