Bustos Statement on the Passage of the “Wrong CHOICE Act”

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after House Republicans passed legislation to undo critical protections designed to prevent another financial crisis. “Washington Republicans just voted to bring us back to the days of too-big-to-fail when reckless behavior on Wall Street created a financial crisis that drained the savings of millions […]

Bustos Fights to Protect Small Airports, Rural Infrastructure at FAA Reauthorization Hearing

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) questioned Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao about the Trump Administration’s plan to fundamentally upend the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As a member of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation, she specifically zeroed in on how President Trump’s plan to privatize the U.S. Air Traffic Control System could have […]

Congresswoman Bustos Releases 2nd “Hear from the Heartland” Story about Trumpcare

Kathy Pearson from Galena speaks about how all six of her immediate family members have pre-existing conditions whose coverage could be undermined if Trumpcare becomes law WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released her second “Hear from the Heartland” video featuring Kathy and Ron Pearson from Galena. Of the seven people in their immediate […]

Bustos Applauds $175,000 in Federal Grants to Cleanup a Rockford Brownfield Site

Rockford- Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL) helped announce that the City of Rockford was chosen to receive $175,000 to clean up a brownfield site. The grant, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will be used to remove asbestos and lead-based paint from the original Rockford Walgreens building, at 134 Main Street. Previous EPA brownfields […]