2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results for Illinois Families

Washington – Throughout 2019, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued to fight for Illinoisans, securing a number of significant victories. From helping Gold Star families and injured veterans, to increasing rural access to healthcare, to working to lower prescription drug costs, Congresswoman Bustos worked across the aisle to deliver commonsense solutions for Illinois families.  Highlights of this year’s […]

Bustos Introduces Boosting America’s Exports Act

Bill would help small- and medium-sized businesses increase global exports WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) introduced the Boosting America’s Exports (BAE) Act, which will strengthen the economy and create good-paying American jobs by helping small- and medium-sized businesses increase their exports. Congressman John Rutherford (FL-4) is co-sponsoring the bill. “Small businesses are the backbone of […]

BUSTOS STATEMENT ON HISTORIC USMCA DEAL

Washington – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that House Democrats have reached an agreement on the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). “Today’s announcement on the United States Mexico Canada Agreement represents real progress for our workers, our farmers and our country. During the past year, I have […]

BUSTOS RAISES LOCAL BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLANNING CONCERNS TO SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Bustos Raises Questions After Hearing Concerns from Local Business Leaders WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) requested information from the Small Business Administration (SBA) regarding services they offer for business succession planning. Congresswoman Bustos raised these questions after listening to the experiences of community business leaders at economic roundtable discussions this year in Canton, […]