Congresswoman Bustos Votes for Two Year Budget to Ensure Economic Stability, Create Thousands of Jobs and End Crisis to Crisis Governing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, a two year bill to fund the federal government. While Bustos largely agreed with many positive aspects of the compromise, she strongly pushed back on a provision that would have harmed Illinois farmers.   Yesterday, just hours after the […]

Congresswoman Bustos Thanks Constituents For Her Most Productive District Work Period Yet

Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Cheri Bustos thanked working families from across the 17th Congressional District for being a part of her most productive district work period to date. In all, Rep. Bustos held over 40 official events, meetings and job fairs during the August Congressional recess which ran from July 31 – September 7th. […]

Bustos Leads Bipartisan Group Of 66 Members Of Congress To Protect Local Social Security Offices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) continued her efforts to protect seniors by leading a bipartisan effort of 66 Members of Congress in calling on the Social Security Administration (SSA) to protect local field offices across the country from closure in the coming years. Illinois’ 17th Congressional District is home to seven Social […]