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 […]

2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results, Fight for Illinois’ Working Families and Give the Heartland a Voice as a Key Member of Democratic Leadership

ROCK ISLAND – This past year, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has continued her proven record of delivering real results for the hardworking families of Illinois’ 17th Congressional District. She has kept up her focus on economic growth, manufacturing, veterans and farmers. She has also demonstrated effective leadership in the House Democratic Caucus in her third […]

Congresswoman Bustos votes to provide funding for emergency disaster response

Bipartisan Bustos/Davis bill to ensure small communities aren’t left behind by FEMA included in larger package WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos voted for a disaster assistance supplemental package to provide funding to places like Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico that are still recovering from recent hurricanes. Included in this supplemental is the entirety of […]

Congresswoman Bustos statement on re-vote of Washington Republicans’ Tax Scam

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) today voted against Speaker Ryan’s tax scam for the second time in two days.  “The fact that the House voted on a tax scam bill that violated Congressional procedure just shows how rushed and careless this tax plan is,” Congresswoman Bustos said. “Let’s call it what it is – […]