Bustos Statement on Passage of Defense Appropriations Bill to Strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal

WASHINGTON – Yesterday evening, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted in favor and lauded the House passage of the Fiscal Year 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill, which contains important funding to keep the Rock Island Arsenal operating and help it succeed. “Working across the aisle to strengthen the Rock Island Arsenal is one of my top priorities […]

Bustos Statement on Developments at Caterpillar

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after federal law enforcement officers searched Caterpillar’s offices in Peoria: “I’m troubled by the events at Caterpillar today, but I am pleased to see they are cooperating with federal authorities. My first concern is for the thousands of hardworking men and women at Caterpillar who, […]

Bustos, Jones Introduce Bipartisan “Buy America” Legislation to Create Jobs, Improve Infrastructure

Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure that Iron and Steel Used for Water Infrastructure Projects is Made in America WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03) introduced the bipartisan Buy America for Drinking Water Extension Act. As a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Congresswoman Bustos has consistently advocated […]

Bustos Expands Role on Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Is Named to Four Key Subcommittees

In the 115th Congress, Bustos Takes On Two Additional Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittees WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that she has expanded her role on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. In the 115th Congress, Bustos will take a new seat on Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials as well as […]