Bustos Invites John Deere Worker Pam Davidson From Galesburg As State Of The Union Guest

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has invited Pam Davidson, a John Deere worker from Galesburg, to be her guest to the President’s State of the Union Address this Tuesday, January 28, 2014.   Davidson is a lifelong resident of Galesburg, and has worked at John Deere in Moline since 2004.  Before that, […]

Peoria Journal Star: New bill seeks fairness in disaster funding

PEORIA — U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos’ latest legislation was introduced Thursday, a bipartisan bill to reevaluate how the Federal Emergency Management Agency determines whether assistance will be offered following natural disasters. The current FEMA process takes into account several factors, including a formula for calculating a damage threshold, which in Illinois amounts to $17.8 million. […]

Reps. Bustos, Davis, Shimkus, Schock, Kinzinger, Enyart Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Bring Fairness to FEMA Disaster Declaration Process

In response to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) decision to deny the state of Illinois’ request for public assistance following the devastating storms on November 17, 2013, U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), and Bill Enyart (D-Ill.) today introduced bipartisan legislation to finally […]

Rep. Bustos Packs Food for Meals on Wheels

ROCKFORD (WIFR) — Congress’ approval rating may not be something to be admired, but that still isn’t stopping some lawmakers from meeting their communities and offering a helping hand. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos spent time Friday at Lifescape Community Services to help pack boxes for Meals on Wheels. The organization provides food for Rockford area residents […]