Bustos, Durbin Applaud New Task Force To Fight Violent Crime In Winnebago County

Following today’s announcement of the formation of the Winnebago County Violent Crime Task Force, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) commended local law enforcement leaders for coordinating their efforts to address violent crime in the Winnebago County area. The new partnership is an outgrowth of a meeting Durbin and Bustos […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Reminds Illinois Tornado Victims To Register For Disaster Assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reminded victims of the recent tornadoes in Illinois to register for disaster assistance with FEMA as soon as possible.    Illinoisans who want to register with FEMA for disaster assistance from the November 17th tornadoes can do so by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585.  They can […]

Peoria Magazines: Rep. Cheri Bustos; 17th Congressional District of Illinois

I was born in Springfield, Illinois, to two loving parents, Gene and Ann Callahan. I attended Illinois College, the University of Maryland, and then earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Illinois at Springfield. I played basketball and volleyball in college and was inducted into the Illinois College Sports Hall of Fame. […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Calls On President Obama To Provide Federal Relief For Counties Impacted By Tornadoes

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined with the rest of the Illinois Congressional Delegation in calling on President Obama to issue a major disaster declaration for the State of Illinois and to provide relief to the fifteen counties, including Tazewell County, affected by recent severe storms and tornadoes.  A Presidential disaster declaration would allow cities […]