Congresswoman Cheri Bustos votes for compromise bill to prevent a government shutdown

Bustos fought to include year round Pell grants, drinking water infrastructure investments, a requirement for the Department of Defense to only purchase flags made in America and continued support for the Rock Island Arsenal WASHINGTON– Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for the FY ’17 Omnibus bill to fund the federal government through September 2017. Once […]

Reps. Bustos and Davis Pass Bipartisan Bill to Bring Fairness to Disaster Declarations

Legislation heads to the Senate Washington – U.S. Reps. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and Rodney Davis (R-IL), members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced their bill, H.R. 1665, the Disaster Declaration Improvement Act, passed the House and is now headed to the Senate for consideration. This bill would help ensure that when a […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on President Trump’s Tax Proposal

“I strongly believe that we need to reform the nation’s tax code to make it simpler and fairer for hardworking families across the country. But rather than working with both Republicans and Democrats to give middle-class families relief, President Trump is trying to give himself and other billionaires a massive tax break with absolutely no […]

DPCC Co-Chair Bustos: TrumpCare Rips Out Beating Heart of Rural America

Countdown Continues to 100th Day of Trump Presidency; Trump Breaks His Promises On Health Care and Puts Millions at Risk  WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, Co-Chair of the House Democratic Policy & Communications Committee (DPCC), today joined House and Senate Democrats to discuss President Trump’s broken promises on health care during his failed […]