Bustos, Trahan, Hayes Lead Reintroduction of Teacher Pipeline Legislation

The STRONG Act is endorsed by the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswomen Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Lori Trahan (MA-03) andJahana Hayes (CT-05) reintroduced the Supporting Teachers with Residency Opportunities and New Grants (STRONG) Act, legislation endorsed by the nation’s two largest teachers’ unions, to alleviate the burden placed on educators over the […]

Bustos Votes to Advance Build Back Better Agenda

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) cast her vote in support of a budget resolution that will pave the way for President Biden’s Build Back Better Act and the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure bill. This is the first step to advance the Build Back Better Agenda, which will deliver transformative, life-changing benefits for […]


Bustos Events Focus on Health Care, Veterans, Education, Local Economy Washington – Last week, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) visited all 14 counties across Illinois’ 17th Congressional District, traveled over 900 miles, held 18 events and meetings, and announced more than $25 million in federal funds for the region. “I always say we’re given two ears […]

Bustos Statement on House Democrats Infrastructure Plan

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) praised the Moving Forward Framework, a comprehensive infrastructure plan released by House Democrats. Released on the same day that the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) was signed into law, the Moving Forward Framework presents another opportunity for bipartisan agreement, spearheaded by House Democrats. The framework proposes an […]