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 […]

BUSTOS STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S PLAN TO DEFUND CRITICAL MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

MOLINE – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) – a member of both the House Appropriations Subcommittees on Defense and Military Construction – released the following statement after President Trump announced his plans to defund $3.6 billion in military construction projects: “The president’s plan to steal billions of dollars from our military undermines their ability to […]