Bustos Continues Push For Long-Term Reauthorization Of Job-Creating Export-Import Bank

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her push for a long-term reauthorization of the job-creating Export-Import Bank. If Congress fails to act, the Export-Import Bank’s charter will expire on June 30th, which could put a stop to the jobs and exports it helps support. The “discharge petition” that Bustos signed today would force House […]

Bustos, Duckworth, Loebsack Announce “Make It At Home Act” Included In Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-8) and Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-2) announced that the Make It At Home Act, a common sense bill that would help increase workload at our nation’s arsenals, was offered as an amendment that unanimously passed the House Armed Services Committee. It will now be […]

Bustos, Durbin Announce Two Year Extension Of Rock Island Arsenal’s Humvee Ambulance Line

[ROCK ISLAND] – The Rock Island Arsenal’s Humvee ambulance production line will be extended another two years as a result of $60 million which U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) added to the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations Bill, the two Members of Congress announced today during a visit to […]

Bustos Calls For Long-Term Reauthorization Of Job-Creating Export-Import Bank

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced her support for the Promoting U.S. Jobs through Exports Act, a long-term, seven year reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. If Congress fails to act, the Export-Import Bank’s charter is set to expire on June 30th, 2015, which could put a stop to the jobs and exports it helps support.   […]