Bustos Votes To Ensure Illinois Families Receive Tax Refunds Without Delay and to Reopen Treasury, Key Agencies

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass legislation to fund the Department of Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for fiscal year 2019, mitigating the financial burdens on Illinois families caused by President Trump’s government shutdown. “Illinois families sent me to Washington to fight for them, and it is my job […]

Congresswoman Bustos statement on tech giants exempting survivors of sexual harassment from forced arbitration

Facebook, Google, eBay and Airbnb adopt Bustos’ bipartisan proposal to end forced arbitration of sexual harassment and discrimination Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, the sponsor of the bipartisan Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Act, responded to Facebook, Google, Airbnb and Ebay’s  decisions to end forced arbitration in cases of sexual harassment . […]

Bustos & Loebsack Urge Trump Administration to allow year-round sale of E15

In Letter to the President, Heartland leaders press the President to take this step to help hardworking farmers WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Dave Loebsack sent a letter to President Trump urging him to allow year-round sale of E15 ethanol blended fuel. Currently E15 is not permitted to be sold during the […]

Congresswoman Bustos Votes Against Washington Republicans’ Latest Tax Scam

Washington Republicans second tax scam makes tax cuts permanent for top 1% while adding more than $3 trillion to national deficit, endangering Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security WASHINGTON, DC- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted against Speaker Ryan’s second tax scam. With the annual deficit set to top $1 trillion this year because of their last […]