Bustos Helps Pass National Defense Authorization Act With Local Wins

Bustos’ Bill to Provide Relief to Gold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Included in Final Package Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, helped pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included her key provisions to support Gold Star families and spouses […]

DURBIN, DUCKWORTH, BUSTOS, LOEBSACK ANNOUNCE ADDITION OF 50 JOBS AT ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), along with U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA-02), today announced the addition of 50 new human resources professional positions at Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) through the U.S. Army’s Civilian Human Resources Agency (CHRA) in order to support the Defense Health Agency […]

BUSTOS HELPS PASS BILL TO PROTECT INTEGRITY OF AMERICAN ELECTIONS

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass the Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for A Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act. This legislation would uphold Congress’ duty to protect the integrity of our elections, strengthen the resiliency of our democracy and protect against foreign interference in America’s elections. As concluded by former Special Counsel Robert […]

BUSTOS STATEMENT ON RESOLUTION OPPOSING WITHDRAWAL OF U.S. TROOPS FROM SYRIA

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after she voted in favor of a bicameral, bipartisan resolution to oppose the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria: “As the days go on, we continue to see the devastating consequences […]