Bustos Delivers Key Defense Appropriations Priorities to Acting Secretary, Top Officials at Pentagon

WASHINGTON – Today at the Pentagon, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) hand-delivered her top defense appropriations priorities for Illinois’ 17th Congressional District to Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. Congresswoman Bustos is a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense – which oversees the Pentagon and nearly all defense spending. Also at the meeting were […]

Bustos Positioned to Fight for Region with Key Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

Bustos Appointed to Subcommittees on Defense; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) was named to three key subcommittees on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to driving key priorities on infrastructure and agriculture at the full committee level, her new subcommittee […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Statement on Suspicious Packages that were sent to the Obamas, the Clintons, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former Attorney General Eric Holder, former Director of the CIA John Brennan, CNN, George Soros and the Congressional Mail Sorting Facility in Maryland

“I want to thank our brave Secret Service and law enforcement officials for responding quickly to address the threat of possible explosives in New York, Florida and Maryland. As the wife of a Sheriff who founded the Quad-City bomb squad, I fully understand and commend the service of these courageous officials who put their lives […]

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Sets the Record Straight about Democrats’ position on Border Security and the Migrant Caravan

Democrats continue fighting for Comprehensive Immigration Reform that Begins by Securing the Border  “Washington Republicans have been in charge of the entire federal government for two years now, so it is ridiculous to see them blaming Democrats for what’s happening right now in Central America. Rather than passing comprehensive immigration reform when they held all […]