Bustos Speaks on House Floor to Express Condolences, Support United Auto Workers Striking at John Deere

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) took to the House Floor to express her condolences for a John Deere employee who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Milan, Illinois near the United Auto Workers (UAW) picket line this morning. During her speech, Bustos voiced her support for the workers on strike pushing […]

Bustos Highlights Rock Island Arsenal in Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing, Pushes for Workforce Resiliency

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) joined colleagues on the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense to discuss workforce development with Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Gilbert Cisneros and other senior officials. During the hearing, Bustos highlighted the important functions of the Rock Island Arsenal as well as her concerns with resiliency […]

Bustos Highlights New Analysis That Finds Build Back Better Act Could Save Illinois Families More Than $10,000 Annually in Child Care Costs

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) highlighted a new report today, released by the House Committee on Education and Labor. According to the newly released analysis, the Build Back Better Act could save Illinois families thousands of dollars in child care costs each year.  The Committee’s report found that an Illinois family of four with […]

Bustos Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and Build Back Better Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) issued the following statement: “I strongly support both the bipartisan infrastructure deal and the Build Back Better Act. “Our nation needs both of these packages. As our infrastructure crumbles around us, the bipartisan package would rebuild America. And as too many hardworking families continue to struggle, the Build […]