Bustos Leads the Charge to End Forced Arbitration Agreements that Prevent Sexual Assault Survivors of Receiving Justice

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) reintroduced the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act. Joining Congresswoman Bustos as original cosponsors on this bipartisan legislation are Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Morgan Griffith (VA-9). The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act would void forced arbitration agreements that prevent sexual harassment […]

Bustos Votes To Ensure Illinois Families Receive Tax Refunds Without Delay and to Reopen Treasury, Key Agencies

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass legislation to fund the Department of Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for fiscal year 2019, mitigating the financial burdens on Illinois families caused by President Trump’s government shutdown. “Illinois families sent me to Washington to fight for them, and it is my job […]

Congresswoman Bustos statement on tech giants exempting survivors of sexual harassment from forced arbitration

Facebook, Google, eBay and Airbnb adopt Bustos’ bipartisan proposal to end forced arbitration of sexual harassment and discrimination Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, the sponsor of the bipartisan Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Act, responded to Facebook, Google, Airbnb and Ebay’s  decisions to end forced arbitration in cases of sexual harassment . […]

Bustos & Loebsack Urge Trump Administration to allow year-round sale of E15

In Letter to the President, Heartland leaders press the President to take this step to help hardworking farmers WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and Congressman Dave Loebsack sent a letter to President Trump urging him to allow year-round sale of E15 ethanol blended fuel. Currently E15 is not permitted to be sold during the […]