Bustos Statement on Iran Conflict

Washington – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement on the recent conflict with Iran: “Last night, missiles rained down upon U.S. military bases in Iraq. Today, 15,000 more American troops are serving in the Middle East than six months ago. These facts demand that Congress exercise its constitutional oversight authority and ask […]

2019 YEAR IN REVIEW: Bustos Continues to Deliver Real Results for Illinois Families

Washington – Throughout 2019, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos continued to fight for Illinoisans, securing a number of significant victories. From helping Gold Star families and injured veterans, to increasing rural access to healthcare, to working to lower prescription drug costs, Congresswoman Bustos worked across the aisle to deliver commonsense solutions for Illinois families.  Highlights of this year’s […]

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 […]