Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Ryan Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos released the following statement after Congressman Paul Ryan, the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, released his latest budget proposal: “Today’s misguided proposal from Paul Ryan once again attempts to balance the budget on the backs of hardworking Illinois middle class families, seniors and students. It raises the cost […]

Moline Argus/Dispatch: Bustos report cites lower wages for 17th District women

ROCK ISLAND — Median earnings for women in the 17th Congressional District are 30 percent lower than men's earnings, according to a new report released by Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East Moline. The 17th District covers all of Rock Island, Henry, Mercer and Whiteside counties, as well as all or part of 10 others. Rep. Bustos' […]

Video: Bustos Gives Floor Speech On Announcement That Thomson Prison One Step Closer To Opening

Watch Bustos’ Speech On The Floor Of The U.S. House of Representatives HERE WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) gave a speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on the announcement yesterday that the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons has committed funding for the activation of Thomson prison.  With […]