Congresswoman Bustos’ Bill to Rename the Pekin Post Office in Honor of Lance Corporal Jordan Bastean Passes the House

Lance Cpl. Bastean died protecting our nation in Helmand Province Afghanistan on October 23rd, 2011 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in support of her bill to rename the Post Office at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois as the “Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean […]

Deadline to Submit Valentines for Veterans to Congresswoman Bustos is this Friday

ROCK ISLAND – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded constituents across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District that the deadline to submit “Valentines for Veterans” is this Friday, February 9th. Anyone can participate in the “Valentines for Veterans” program by dropping off or mailing a Valentine’s Day card for a veteran to her Rock Island, Rockford or Peoria offices. […]

Congresswoman Bustos announces her State of the Union Guest: Sarah Miller from Galesburg

Bustos helped secure a $4 million forgivable loan to replace hundreds of lead drinking water pipes in Galesburg, including the Millers’ Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that her guest at tomorrow’s State of the Union address will be Sarah Miller from Galesburg, Illinois. In April 2016, when news broke that Galesburg had […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces she will vote against the fourth short-term budget extension

After voting three times in the last year to give Speaker Ryan more time to work on a long-term budget, Bustos says enough is enough Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she will vote against Speaker Ryan’s fourth short-term budget extension in a year. Bustos, who previously supported short-term extensions, decided that it’s […]