VIDEO: In Hearing with Army Secretary, Bustos Advocates for Rock Island Arsenal’s Manufacturing Center

Secretary of Army calls Rock Island Arsenal facility “game changer” for Army sustainability WASHINGTON – Yesterday, in a House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee hearing regarding the FY2020 Army budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) advocated for the efforts of the Rock Island Arsenal’s Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence and the Army Sustainment Command to the Secretary of […]

VIDEO: Bustos Stresses Importance of Local Defense Priorities to Air Force Secretary

CLICK HERE for video of Congresswoman Bustos WASHINGTON – In a House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday afternoon regarding the FY2020 Air Force budget, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) stressed the importance of local defense priorities to the Secretary of the Air Force, Heather Wilson. Yesterday’s hearing gave Congresswoman Bustos an opportunity to follow up on […]

PHOTOS: Bustos Statement on Joint Session of Congress with NATO Secretary General

Bustos Was Joined by Steve Bahls, President of Augustana College WASHINGTON – Today, members of the House and Senate came together for a Joint Session of the United States Congress to host the General Secretary of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg. NATO is celebrating its 70th anniversary and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) […]

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 […]