Congresswoman Bustos Applauds the House Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

The bill includes amendments to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal through creation of a new center of excellence for advanced manufacturing and address STEM jobs gap WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. This bill authorizes $639.1 billion in discretionary base budget authority for […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos’ statement on the defeat of the Washington Republicans Fake Farm Bill

Bustos calls on Republicans to abandon partisan path and instead work with Democrats to draft a truly bipartisan Farm Bill Washington – Today, following the defeat of the Washington Republicans’ so-called Farm Bill, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, a member of Democratic House Leadership and the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement: “Instead of working with Democrats […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos statement on China buying “Record Amounts of Russian Soy as It Shuns U.S. Growers”

Dire consequences hit hardworking farmers across the heartland right in the wallet Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos responded to a Bloomberg News article published this morning about how China has tripled its purchases of soybeans from Russia while canceling several shipments of soybeans from the United States. Bustos, who is a member of Democratic House […]

Congresswoman Bustos statement on Uber exempting survivors of sexual harassment and assault from forced arbitration

Bustos’ bipartisan bill to end forced arbitration of sexual harassment and discrimination has earned the support of all 50 states’ Attorneys General, but Speaker Ryan refuses to allow a vote  Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, the sponsor of the bipartisan Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Act, responded to Uber’s decision to end […]