Bustos Secures Wins in Homeland Security Appropriations Markup

WASHINGTON — On Friday, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, helped advance out of Committee a comprehensive homeland security funding bill that would invest in smart, effective border security, meet humanitarian needs of migrants and support programs proven to keep Americans safe.  “Ensuring Americans are safe here at home is critically important,” said […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Bipartisan Domestic Terrorism Prevention Bill

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022, a bipartisan bill to give law enforcement more tools and resources to address a wave of incidents of domestic terrorism that have struck communities around the country.  “Domestic terrorists threaten the safety and wellbeing of our communities,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “In incident after incident, we’ve […]

Bustos Votes to Suspend Normal Trade Relations with Russia and Belarus

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), helped to pass legislation to suspend normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus to further isolate Putin from the global economy. Passing the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, the bill now heads to the U.S. Senate.  “As Vladimir Putin continues to wage violence against innocent Ukrainians, the United States will […]

Bustos Statement on President Zelenskyy’s Address to Congress

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee, issued a statement following President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s address to the U.S. Congress. Prior to the address, the Congresswoman joined NewsNation’s Morning in America to discuss American support for Ukraine. “In President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s address to Congress I saw an undaunted, but dire, […]