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 […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Caterpillar Relocating its Headquarters from Peoria to Chicago

WASHINGTON – In response to the news that Caterpillar decided to relocate its world headquarters from Peoria to Chicago, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement: “Hardworking men and women from Peoria have always taken great pride in knowing their community has been home to Caterpillar, and there’s no denying this news is a […]

Bustos Encourages Illinoisans to Sign Up for Health Insurance Coverage Before Midnight Deadline

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) encouraged Illinoisans to sign up for health insurance coverage before midnight – the deadline to enroll in or make changes to 2017 health plans through the Affordable Care Act. “Tonight is the deadline for Illinoisans to sign up or make changes to coverage under the Affordable Care Act, […]