Bustos & Gianforte Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Prevent the Government from Writing Checks to Dead People

Companion legislation to protect taxpayers from waste fraud and abuse introduced in the Senate as well Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Greg Gianforte (R-MT) introduced the bipartisan Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act. The Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act would allow all federal agencies access to the Death […]

Congresswoman Bustos Statement on the State of the Union

“While I was pleased to hear President Trump offering to work across the aisle tonight, it doesn’t negate the fact that he’s pursued a highly partisan agenda in his first year rather than keeping his word to hardworking Americans across the Heartland. I hope that the President is sincere in his offer of a more […]

Congresswoman Bustos announces her State of the Union Guest: Sarah Miller from Galesburg

Bustos helped secure a $4 million forgivable loan to replace hundreds of lead drinking water pipes in Galesburg, including the Millers’ Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announced that her guest at tomorrow’s State of the Union address will be Sarah Miller from Galesburg, Illinois. In April 2016, when news broke that Galesburg had […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos announces she will vote against the fourth short-term budget extension

After voting three times in the last year to give Speaker Ryan more time to work on a long-term budget, Bustos says enough is enough Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she will vote against Speaker Ryan’s fourth short-term budget extension in a year. Bustos, who previously supported short-term extensions, decided that it’s […]